In this exact moment, hundreds of thousands of serious music lovers around the world are anxiously awaiting to attend the Lallapalooza (Lolla for short) music festival in Grant Park, Chicago from August 3-5. Created in 1991 by the lead singer of Jane’s Addiction, Perry Farrel, Lallapalooza has transformed over the past 21 years.
The festival can now be categorized as an eclectic music experience filled with guitar synths, bass pounds, amazing vocals, and the passionate shouts of community activists. Lallapalooza is not just a music concert — it is a movement. The festival attracts a diverse array of characters and encourages open expression and camaraderie through love for great music.
This year, Lallapalooza will be continuing its legacy of “awesomeness.” Numerous popular singers and bands will be performing at the festival. The lengthy list of performers include Santigold, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Black Keys, Frank Ocean, Childish Gambino and many more.
The Lallapalooza music festival has been known to change the trajectory of many attendees’ lives. On the festival’s Facebook page, former attendees are encouraged to share their experiences. Here’s one fan’s memory from August 2011:
Want to see the full Lallapalooza 2012 music lineup? Watch the official 2012 lineup video here.Childish Gambino, Frank Ocean, Jane's Addiction, Lallapalooza, Perry Farrel, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Santiogold, The Black Keys