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  Jon Pareles at the Lollapalooza 2006 Festival - New York Times
Lollapalooza's big headliner and grand finale was the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and at first I seemed to be the only one there who wasn't enthusiastic.
Lollapalooza, meanwhile, is branded every which way: on stages, on the field, in its advertising.
Lollapalooza is still selective; there are comparatively few duds among this year's big names.
www.nytimes.com /ref/arts/music/lollapalooza2006-journal.html   (2112 words)

  
  Lollapalooza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lollapalooza is an American music festival featuring alternative rock, rap, and punk rock bands, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
The name Lollapalooza means "something outstanding or unusual"; Farrell heard the word in a Three Stooges short film and liked the sound.
Lollapalooza's charter was not just a super-star rock jam -- it was a cultural festival, albeit for the newly-formed 1990s counterculture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lollapalooza   (1836 words)

  
 Lollapalooza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Lollapalooza is an American traveling music festival featuring alternative rock, rap, and punk rock bands, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
Organized in 1991 by Perry Farrell, singer for the band Jane's Addiction, Lollapalooza ran annually through 1997, and was revived in 2003.
Farrell conceived of the Lollapalooza festival in 1990 as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Lollapalooza.html   (835 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Living / Arts / Slow ticket sales cancel Lollapalooza
Lollapalooza, once the jewel of summer music festivals, has been cancel ed this year because of poor ticket sales.
Lollapalooza is the first major casualty in what is already shaping up to be a sluggish concert season, even for such big-draw acts as Dave Matthews, Norah Jones, and Ozzfest, which has been one of summer's biggest festival tours for the past several years.
Lollapalooza would have not only heightened the punk-cabaret duo's profile, but afforded them the chance to interact with other diverse and progressive musicians.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2004/06/23/slow_ticket_sales_cancel_lollapalooza   (721 words)

  
 Lollapalooza Gets XBox's Addiction - MegaGames console
Lollapalooza, on hiatus since its last tour in 1997, will hit the road starting in Grand Rapids, Mich., at the Ionia County Fairgrounds on July 3 and continue with more than 30 dates throughout the country.
Lollapalooza is known as the nation's leading lifestyle concert tour.
Knowing how closely the Lollapalooza and Xbox audiences mirror each other, we jumped at the opportunity to be a presenting sponsor with the tour, and provide fans with the combination of technology and entertainment that is sweeping the nation, said Mitch Koch, corporate vice president of marketing for Xbox at Microsoft.
www.megagames.com /news/html/console/lollapaloozagetsxboxsaddiction.shtml   (549 words)

  
 Lollapalooza Organic Farmers' Markets
Lollapalooza is hoping to help educate concert-goers about the importance of organic farming and buying local by providing a venue for farmers to sell healthy, good tasting fresh products.
Lollapalooza encourages farmers, as well as other vendors, to bring their own small table, tent, canopies, etc. to enhance the presentation.
Although Lollapalooza is an event that runs all day and into the night, the hours of the organic farmers' market will be Noon to 6:00 pm daily (exact time will vary slightly from show to show.) You will be able to set up approximately three hours before the show begins.
www.newfarm.org /features/0603/lollapalooza.shtml   (651 words)

  
 PopMatters Music Feature | Lollapa-loser? A critical look inside the rise and fall of Lollapalooza 2004
In a statement last week via the Lollapalooza website, festival founder Perry Farrell explained his emotions and rationale for the cancellation of Lollapalooza 2004, "You can imagine the dismay I share at this moment with the artists and musicians who were looking forward to the tour.
Traditionally, Lollapalooza has always been a one day festival with a handful of bigger name acts on the main stage while the second stage is populated by up and coming and local acts.
You don't often think of Lollapalooza as a venue for metal acts, but throw in past participants like Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice in Chains, and A Perfect Circle and suddenly the impact of metal bands on this festival is clear.
www.popmatters.com /music/features/040629-lollapaloser.shtml   (1594 words)

  
 Lollapalooza Lives--For One Weekend - Apr 22, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Jane's Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza cofounder has dusted off his famed music festival for a two-day run in the Windy City this summer.
Lollapalooza proved successful in that endeavor; hitting at least 20 cities every summer during the mid 1990s, until the fest took a breather in 1998.
Marc Geiger, a Lollapalooza cofounder and head of contemporary music at the William Morris Agency, told E! Online that he was also happy to be involved with the new-look Lolla.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,16401,00.html?rssmusic   (518 words)

  
 Lollapalooza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Farrell conceived of the Lollapalooza festival in as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction.
Lollapalooza's charter was not a super-star rock jam -- it was cultural festival albeit for the newly-formed 1990s
The explosion of grunge music in the early 1990s propelled Lollapalooza forward; the 1992 and festivals leaned heavily on grunge acts.
www.freeglossary.com /Lollapalooza   (1352 words)

  
 Lollapalooza returns - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Perry Farrell may think Lollapalooza is all about him and Jane's Addiction, but for the kids -- most of whom were in diapers when "Jane Says" ruled college radio -- Incubus is the real draw.
Second Stage at Lollapalooza is always a mixed bag and seldom matches the list of bands that are scheduled to show up.
Lollapalooza also always reserves at least one spot for a local band, which hasn't yet been announced.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/entertainment/s_144010.html   (1583 words)

  
 LOLLAPALOOZA HOUSTON 2003 HOTEL LIMOUSINE NETWORK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
LOLLAPALOOZA cheap Hotels in Houston are in high demand and the hotel market in Houston seems to cater everyone in Houston.
Lollapalooza cheap Houston hotel lodging limo transfers are also available to Houston restaurants in the Houston area.
Lollapalooza Houston hotel limo transfers will be available for Lollapalooza and exhibits in Houston next year as well as to and from the game and back to their Houston hotel.
www.extremeelegance.com /LOLLAPALOOZA.html   (556 words)

  
 Lollapalooza Tour 2003 Kicks Off July 3rd
Lollapalooza returns with a new 2003 North American tour featuring a lineup of some of music's most vital artists, a fully interactive event with a wealth of new sights, sounds and experiences, and its dedication to diversity and spectacle more pronounced than ever.
Lollapalooza was founded in 1991 by Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell.
The Lollapalooza 2003 mainstage features original founder Jane's Addiction, claiming its headlining slot, with Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro and drummer Stephen Perkins joined by new bassist Chris Chaney previewing new material live and from their upcoming new album, Hypersonic, to be released on Capitol Records on July 22nd.
www.audiorevolution.com /news/0503/13.lollapalooza.shtml   (293 words)

  
 Lollapalooza 2005 Concert - Reviews From the Music Festival in Chicago - New York Times
It was even funnier to hear it played at Lollapalooza, the festival that began as a conduit from indie to mainstream and, in its latest incarnation, was full of bands - like the Killers - whose songs have latched on to old indie styles that now sound so familiar they're accepted by pop radio stations.
From its 1991 inception, Lollapalooza was always, and pointedly, a variety show: a proscriptive one, insisting to its audience that there was music it would be happy to discover.
As Lollapalooza got under way this morning, the earnestness of a new band could be gauged by the retro era it chose.
www.nytimes.com /ref/arts/music/lollapalooza-journal.html?hp   (2956 words)

  
 Lollapalooza music fest is Chicago bound
LOS ANGELES - Lollapalooza -- a marquee touring festival of the 1990s that fell on commercial hard times last year -- is returning this year in drastically scaled-down form.
Lollapalooza began life in 1991 as a major vehicle for the exposure of left-field rock talent.
Grosses for Lollapalooza were uneven in 2003: The tour collected $13.7 million from 25 dates, according to Billboard Boxscore, and some dates were killed.
www.azcentral.com /ent/celeb/articles/0330RRlollapalooza.html   (304 words)

  
 Lollapalooza Lives! - May 09, 2003 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The legendary Los Angeles rockers led by singer Perry Farrell, a Lollapalooza cofounder, will be joined on the bill by Audioslave--the supergroup teaming former Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell with members of Rage Against the Machine--as well as Queens of the Stone Age, Incubus, Jurassic 5, the Donnas and, for a few dates, A Perfect Circle.
"Lollapalooza's mission is to be great and wonderful, to speak to people and speak for the Earth, and to embody music's power to bring people together," says Farrell.
Lollapalooza created the template of the summer touring fests and launched dozens of knock-offs, including Ozzfest, the Vans Warped Tour, H.O.R.D.E., Smokin' Grooves, Lilith Fair and Area One.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,11758,00.html   (812 words)

  
 Disquiet: reports: Lollapalooza 2003, un-wired   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Lollapalooza is widely regarded as having reinvigorated the festival circuit for a generation of music fans raised in the cathode glow of MTV.
It would be hard to argue that the decision to exclude electronic music is primarily financial, since a number of the acts on Lollapalooza 2003 (Burning Brides, Cold, the Distillers, Kings of Leon, the Music) are hardly household names.
Whereas Lollapalooza has been reborn as a largely alternative-rock affair, the generally rootsy jam band community is welcoming electronic music with open arms.
www.disquiet.com /report-20030509-lolla.html   (587 words)

  
 Lollapalooza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Lollapalooza’s three-day festival is in Chicago’s Grant Park.
The group is booked to perform at this summer's Lollapalooza in Chicago, and will rub elbows with the Flaming Lips, Wilco, the Shins, Sonic Youth and, let's...
The festival encapsulated youth culture for the 1990s much as Woodstock did for the 1960s; Lollapalooza Generation is often used as a synonym for Generation X.
www.wikiverse.org /lollapalooza   (1166 words)

  
 Lollapalooza 2005 concert recap
The organizers of this year’s Lollapalooza were very smart to announce the lineup well in advance of announcing the schedule.
The southern stages were emblazoned with SBC insignia, a major sponsor of Lollapalooza, and pointed directly towards the northern stages.
Or, perhaps they make it a more traditional Lollapalooza setting and simply have two main stages and a side stage, so that there is less direct competition between the bands.
www.bullz-eye.com /cdreviews/2medsker/concert_lollapalooza_2005_recap.htm   (3383 words)

  
 Metroactive Music | Lollapalooza
Lollapalooza attendees witnessed a decade's worth of styles, from Nine Inch Nails' industrial metal shower to Siouxsie and the Banshees' symphonic goth; from Living Colour's uplifting rock to Ice-T's tales from the 'hood.
Following in the Lollapalooza tradition of headlining acts delivering anticlimactic closing sets most fans were heading for the doors by the time Sonic Youth came on to fuss around with feedback.
Perry-patetic: Lollapalooza's Perry Farrell attempts to recapture the spirit of 1991.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/05.22.03/lollapalooza-0321.html   (1705 words)

  
 Lollapalooza 2004: R.I.P. - Jun 22, 2004 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Taking the bad news especially hard was Lollapalooza cofounder Perry Farrell, whose band, Jane's Addiction, headlined the inaugural fest back in 1991 as well as last year's edition, which revived the traveling carnival after a five-year layoff.
That's a far cry from Lollapalooza's glorious grungy days, when the road show's main stage played host to such bands as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Beck, Nirvana, Sinead O'Connor, Metallica, Snoop Dogg, the Smashing Pumpkins and the Beastie Boys, making it the hot ticket of summer.
But with poor sales plaguing last year's installment and now scuttling this year's, we may have seen the last of Lollapalooza.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,14359,00.html   (471 words)

  
 Kanye, Chili Peppers Head Lollapalooza '06 - Mar 16, 2006 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
As the alternative generation's standard-bearer for touring festivals parks itself in Chicago's Grant Park as a standalone affair for the second year in a row, Lollapalooza is expanding from two days to three, and adding a special emphasis on hip-hop.
That led to Lollapalooza '05 putting down stakes in Chicago with the intention of being a one-stop destination for music lovers as well as compete with the likes of major music festivals Bonnaroo and Coachella which, after ripping a page from the Woodstock-Lolla playbook, have become runaway successes over the last four years.
A three-day Lollapalooza pass costs $130 and is now on sale at Lollapalooza.com--not a bad deal considering the price of a decent seat at a Rolling Stones show.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,18585,00.html?rssmusic   (626 words)

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