Last Updated on: May 15th, 2024


What is Lollapalooza?

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival that features a diverse lineup of popular artists and bands from various genres. The festival was created in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell as a farewell tour for the band, but it has since evolved into one of the largest and most well-known music festivals in the world.

Lollapalooza is held in various locations around the world, with the original festival taking place in the United States. The festival has expanded to include editions in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, and Sweden. Each edition of Lollapalooza typically spans multiple days and features performances across several stages.

The festival showcases a wide range of musical genres, including rock, alternative, hip-hop, electronic, indie, pop, and more. In addition to the main stage performances, Lollapalooza often incorporates elements of art, culture, and activism into the event, including interactive art installations, food vendors, and charitable initiatives.

Lollapalooza has gained a reputation for its diverse and high-caliber lineup, featuring both established and emerging artists. It has become a platform for music discovery and a gathering place for music enthusiasts from around the world.

In recent years, Lollapalooza has also placed an increased emphasis on sustainability and environmental initiatives, aiming to reduce its ecological footprint and promote eco-friendly practices throughout the festival.

Lollapalooza Facts:

  • Lollapalooza website:
  • Lollapalooza 2023 dates: August 3 – August 6, 2023
  • Where is Lollapalooza? Grant Park, Chicago, IL
  • When did Lollapalooza begin? 1991
  • Lollapalooza founders: Perry Farrell

Lollapalooza Statistics:

Lollapalooza attendance numbers:

400,000 attendees (2022)

Number of arrests at Lallapaloosa in 2022:

15 arrests

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