New Lollapalooza Docuseries ‘Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza’ Coming in May

Perry Farrell, Jane's Addiction, performing on stage, Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 17th March 1991.
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’90s music fans rejoice! A documentary on the history of one of the longest-running and most iconic music festivals is coming to Paramount+ in May. Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza highlights the 30-plus-year relationship between the festival and its founder, Jane’s Addiction/Porno For Pyro’s frontman Perry Farrell.

“Finally, someone cares about the generation that no one cared about,” said Farrell. Throughout the three-episode series, Farrell reconnects with what the now-mega event has become and reflects on the festival’s cultural significance since its inception.

Key Art for Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza, streaming on Paramount+ 2024.


The series, produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and FunMeter, in partnership with C3, made its debut at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. It will cover its inception — when the 1991 music festival was born, it was just supposed to be a farewell tour for Jane’s Addiction — and its legacy, explaining how it rose from the underground like a phoenix to launch a cultural movement and change the course of music festivals forever. While it is no longer a touring festival after making its home in Chicago’s Grant Park, it is still alive and well.

If you are interested in the current lineup or tickets click here.

Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza will be available on Paramount+ starting May 21.





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