Watch footage from Machine Gun Kelly's wild surprise set at Lollapalooza

Machine Gun Kelly performed a cover of Paramore's Misery Business and swung from the rafters for a surprise Bud Light Seltzer Sessions set at this weekend's Lollapalooza.

Watch footage from Machine Gun Kelly's wild surprise set at Lollapalooza
Emily Carter

Following his surprise appearance at the Hollywood Palladium with The Kid LAROI last week, Machine Gun Kelly headed to Chicago over the weekend for a guest set at Lollapalooza.

MGK turned up at the packed festival on July 31 for an 'intimate' Bud Light Seltzer Sessions show, performing 10 songs focusing predominantly on last year's Tickets To My Downfall album, plus a cover of Paramore's Misery Business, and 2019 mega single I Think I'm OKAY.

According to Billboard, the rowdy-looking set was packed with a crowd "20 times" bigger than what the space allowed for – so it makes sense that Kells has to do some clambering up and over the rafters to allow everyone there a glimpse of the chaos…

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Check out the 10-song setlist:

1. kiss kiss
2. Misery Business (Paramore cover)
3. concert for aliens
4. drunk face
5. my ex's best friend
6. I Think I'm OKAY
7. forget me too
8. all I know
9. love race
10. bloody valentine

And see footage below:

MGK recently revealed that he’s been working on new music which he plans to drop this month. Talking on Instagram Live, he said that he’s been in the studio with blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, working on the follow-up to last year’s Tickets To My Downfall.

"I’ve been filming a movie this month and getting ready for the next album rollout and this tour,” he confirmed. "I’m excited for the album; you know, me and Travis, we got back in [to the studio] and everything’s just falling into place and I feel really happy with everything.”

Catch MGK on his sold-out U.S. Tickets To My Downfall tour:

September 2021

9 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
10 Council Bluffs, IA – Westfair Amphitheater
11 Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater
13 New York, NY – Summerstage Central Park
15 Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
17 West Springfield, MA – The Big E
21 Detroit, MI – Aretha Franklin Amphitheater
22 Cincinnati, OH – The Icon Festival
24 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock
25 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
28 St. Louis, MO – St. Louis Music Park

October 2021

2 Rogers, AK – Walmart Amphitheater
3 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center
5 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
6 Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
9 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
12 Spokane, WA – Spokane Pavilion
13 Troutdale, OR – McMenamins Edgefield
17 Salt Lake City, UY – The Complex
18 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater
20 Los Angeles, CA – The Shrine
21 Phoenix, AZ – Meza Amphitheater
24 Dallas. TX – Toyota Music Factory
27 Charlotte, NC – Metro Credit Union
28 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union Live!

December 2021

18 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

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