Lollapalooza Kicks Off: 10 Memorable Moments in Festival’s History
Lollapalooza 2013’s lineup is sure to add to the historic festival’s memorable moments.
Beginning Friday, August 2, over a 100,000 music aficionados will gather in Chicago’s Grant Park to witness one of the country’s largest music festivals.
This year’s headliners include Mumford and Sons, The Killers, The Cure and Nine Inch Nails. Other acts such as Kendrick Lamar, Ellie Goulding, The Lumineers, Imagine Dragons and many more will perform on eight different stages.
Lollapalooza began in 1991 as a farewell tour for Perry Farrell’s band Jane’s Addiction, then evolved into a popular touring festival before its decline and eventual cancellation in 1998. In 2005, Perry revived Lollapalooza as a two-day celebration in Chicago, where it has remained ever since.
In honor of the festival’s kickoff, we have assembled some of the most memorable moments in Lollapalooza history: