With thousands of fans converging on Chicago's Grant Park, the sun beating down, and -- most importantly -- music blaring, it's official: Lollapalooza '08 is in full swing. And as the cogs begin to turn on his "alternative nation," who better to catch up with than festival founder and Jane's Addiction frontman, Perry Farrell?
Watch a brief video interview backstage with Farrell, during which the alt-rock icon discusses the many beneficiaries of Lollapalooza, the festival's unique fans and its hometown of Chicago.
Be sure to check back to SPIN.com throughout the weekend for more backstage interviews live from Grant Park.
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