"The music of India is transcendental"
The iconic global music festival Lollapalooza’s debut in India is the biggest news right now for all audiophiles.
It is set to come to India in January 2023, as announced by the organisers.
Lollapalooza is going to be a two-day musical festival that will be held in Mumbai on January 28 and 29, as reported by the entertainment and ticketing platform giant BookMyShow.
BookMyShow will team up along with global producers, Perry Farrell, WME and C3 Presents to spearhead the music festival as the promoter and co-producer for its Indian edition.
The music festival was launched in 1991 and is globally famous and associated with alternative lifestyles, music and culture.
Having been around for 31 years, Lollapalooza has been all around the world, in seven locations across three continents.
At the heart of it, this is a festival of music, inclusivity and unique experiences at the centre of it.
A touring festival, the home of Lollapalooza is in Chicago, USA.
Its annual editions are held across various culturally-rich countries including Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, France and Sweden with more than 66 editions of the festival so far.
Now Lollapalooza will make its debut in India in 2023.
In a Tweet, the organisers shared: “We’re thrilled to announce the newest addition to the #Lolla family: Lollapalooza India!
“It will take place this upcoming January 28-29, 2023 in the heart of Mumbai. Stay tuned and sign up, their 2023 Line-up + tickets will be coming soon.”
— Lollapalooza (@lollapalooza) July 27, 2022
Started by Perry Farrell in 1991, Perry, was a vocalist of the popular rock band Jane’s Addiction.
His farewell tour ended up being the world’s iconic music festival. He is also the founder of Lollapalooza.
According to media reports, Farrell said: “The music of India is transcendental, it draws our spirits East.
“Lollapalooza is an instrument for unity, peace, and education utilizing the universal languages of music and art to find common ground.
“You may be excited, and we are equally as excited.”
Charlie Walker, a partner at C3 Presents, added: “We are excited to introduce fans to an entirely new festival experience that has been a significant rite of passage for millions of music fans around the world for more than three decades.”
Registrations for the India edition will be live on the official website of Lollapalooza, starting July 27, 2022, and will go on until July 31.
Limited early bird tickets are available for pre-registered users that will go live on August 1, 2022.