11 Facts About Lollapalooza


Lollapalooza has featured visual arts, nonprofit organizations, and political organizations.

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Lollapalooza is one of the largest and most iconic music festivals in the world and one of the longest-running in the United States.

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Lollapalooza was conceived and created in 1991 as a farewell tour by Perry Farrell, singer of the group Jane's Addiction.

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The first Lollapalooza tour had a diverse collection of bands and was a commercial success.

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Lollapalooza then ran annually until 1997, and was revived in 2003.

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The Argentine version started in April 2014 in Buenos Aires and in November 2014, the first European Lollapalooza was announced, and was held at the former Berlin Tempelhof Airport.

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Unlike previous festivals such as Woodstock, A Gathering of the Tribes, and the US Festival, which were one-time events held at single venues, Lollapalooza toured across the United States and Canada from mid-July until late August 1991.

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The inaugural Lollapalooza lineup was diverse and made up of artists from alternative rock, industrial music, and rap .

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In 2016, Lollapalooza was four days long, from July 28 to July 31, to celebrate the event's 25th anniversary.

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However, with its growth and prominent relevance in the music world, Lollapalooza pass prices have increased substantially over the years.

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Lollapalooza is the worst example of corporate encroachment into what is supposed to be the underground.

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