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Lollapalooza for Worldwide Tour?

Attention worldwide concertgoers! Landmark music festival Lollapalooza may return to its touring roots, but this time with a passport. According to, Perry Farrell, the eccentric former frontman of ’90s alt-rock outfit Jane’s Addiction, current mouthpiece for Satellite Party, and Lollapalooza founder, is hinting at plans to take the festival on a global tour.

Lollapalooza, which was revived by Farrell in 2003 following a peppered six year hiatus, is set for Aug. 3-5 in Chicago’s massive Grant Park and sports an impressive bill, including performances from Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse, and Daft Punk. But if Farrell has his way, he’ll take the festival to cities across the world. “I’m going to look to take it global. I want to put together an event around the world in the next ten years that will refashion, redress, and transform,” Farrell told “It’s something I’m looking into now, and if it happens, it will happen quick. That’s my ambition.”

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