Lollapalooza goes global?

Festival founder Farrell discusses worldwide ambitions

Legendary US rock festival Lollapalooza may go global within the next decade.

Festival founder Perry Farrell, who fronted legendary alternative rockers Jane’s Addiction and now heads up Satellite Party, expressed the desire to bring the festival to a world stage.

“I’m going to look to take it global,” Farrell told


“I want to put together an event around the world in the next 10 years that will refashion, redress, and transform. It’s something I’m looking into now, and if it happens, it will happen quick. That’s my ambition,” he said.

Lollapalooza travelled across the United States in the 1990s, but currently stays put in one location for three days.

This year’s festival is set to take place August 3-5 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Headliners include Interpol, Muse, Modest Mouse, Daft Punk and Kings Of Leon, as previously announced.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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