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About:
First held in 1991 in Chicago, Lollapalooza is an annual music festival that takes place in various cities around the world. It was created in 1991 by Jane's Addiction lead singer Perry Farrell as a touring festival featuring alternative rock, punk rock, and hip-hop concerts, but has since evolved to feature a wider variety of genres.

Lollapalooza typically takes place over several days and features multiple stages where artists perform simultaneously. In addition to music, the festival also features art installations, food vendors, and other activities such as yoga classes and charity events.

Lollapalooza has featured some of the biggest names in music, including Pearl Jam, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, and The Strokes, among many others.

Famous For:
Lollapalooza has had a significant impact on popular culture, helping to launch the careers of many up-and-coming artists and providing a platform for established artists to connect with new audiences. It has also helped to establish music festivals as a popular form of entertainment and has inspired the creation of many other festivals around the world.

Creation Purpose:
Jane's Addiction's lead singer Perry Farrell created Lollapalooza the festival with the intention to be a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction. Still, it was so successful that it became an annual event, with Farrell serving as its creative director.

Fun Facts:
The festival's name "Lollapalooza" is a slang term that means "an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event."

Lollapalooza has expanded beyond its Chicago roots, with additional festivals now held in cities around the world, including Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires, and Santiago.

Lollapalooza has a strong commitment to sustainability, with initiatives such as recycling, composting, and the use of renewable energy sources.

Impact on the Music Industry:
Lollapalooza has helped to launch the careers of many rising artists, including Lorde, Chance the Rapper, and Hozier, among others.

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Lollapalooza Chicago 2023 at a glance

When did Lollapalooza Chicago 2023 take place?

Festival was scheduled from 03 Aug to 06 Aug 2023 (3 day(s)).

Where was Lollapalooza Chicago 2023 held?

Lollapalooza Chicago takes place in Chicago, United States. Here is the full address of the festival: GRANT PARK – CHICAGO, IL

Who is headlining Lollapalooza Chicago 2023?

Billie Eilish, Yungblud, Cigarettes After Sex, Melanie Martinez, The 1975, Tame Impala, Blink-182, Conan Gray, Wallows, Armin van Buuren.

What were the main genres at Lollapalooza Chicago 2023?

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