Lolla is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special video series looking back on two decades of making musical history, brought to you by citi. With 20 episodes leading up to and after the big gig, you’ll catch interviews with Lolla artists past and present, rare footage, interesting information you might not have known and great memories from festivals gone by. Keep checking back as new installments go up!
Episode 20: Final Thoughts with Perry
Perry talks about how the festival has changed and his fondest memories from the last two decades.
The fans talk about why Lolla has become so special to each one of them.
The official press conference before the start of the 20th Anniversary of Lollapalooza.
What will Lolla look like in another 20 years?
Artists from the 20th Anniversary Lineup share their thoughts and memories of Lollapalooza.
Lolla alumni talk about the next 20 years of Lollapalooza.
From Pearl Jame to NIN to Ice Cube to Henry Rollins…it’s rare and raw footage from the early years of Lollapalooza.
Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers talks about his early memories of the original touring Lollapalooza.
The Flaming Lips played Lollapalooza in 1994 and 2006. Wayne Coyne remembers the early years and talks about the fest’s evolution.
Lolla’s own Culinary Director Chef Graham Elliot talks about what makes the food at Lollapalooza better than any festival food out there.
Lollapalooza evolved into a destination festival that found it’s home in the city of Chicago.
Original founders Perry Farrell, Mark Geiger and Dave Navarro talk about Lollapalooza’s expansion into Chile and beyond.
Angelo and Norwood of Fishbone talk about the crowd mayhem at the their Lollapalooza performances.
Jim Rose takes you through the cast of characters that made up the infamous traveling side show act.
The Jim Rose Circus started 1992 at Lollapalooza. Perry and Jim describe some of the “freak” acts that performed on the side show stage.
Flea, Henry Rollins and Norwood share some of their memories from the original Lollapalooza tour.
Friends and Colleagues talk about their initial meeting with Perry and his importance to the music industry and others.
Lollapalooza alumni reminisce about camaraderie and tell stories from the fest’s early tours.
A unique look at how the first ever Lollapalooza lineup came to be. Perry, Marc Geiger, Dave Navarro and Henry Rollins revisit how the bands were picked.
Perry Farrell and friends discuss how the “Lollapalooza” name came to be and how the word has permeated into our culture.