Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza Premieres May 21 on Paramount+

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The upcoming Paramount+ docuseries, “Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza,” takes us into the heart of the iconic music festival. With its premiere announced for Tuesday, May 21, in the U.S. and Canada, and the following day in several other countries, the three-part series is directed by Michael John Warren and executive produced by James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte, “Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza” made its debut at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival.

The series focuses on the enduring relationship between Lollapalooza and its founder, Perry Farrell of Jane’s Addiction. It explores how the festival, born from the band’s farewell tour in 1991, evolved into a cultural phenomenon that reshaped the music industry. Over its 30-year history, Lollapalooza has become a pivotal platform for diverse musical genres and a catalyst for cultural movements.

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In “Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza,” Farrell reconnects with the festival and reflects on its impact and evolution. The series examines the festival’s cultural significance and how it has provided a stage for emerging artists and fostered a sense of community among music lovers.

The docuseries is a collaborative effort, produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and FunMeter, in partnership with C3 Presents. It boasts a talented team of executive producers, including Bruce Gillmer, Amanda Culkowski, James Lee Hernandez, Brian Lazarte, Daniel Gibbs, Mat Whittington, and Brian Levy. Perry Farrell, Charlie Walker, Charles Attal, and Berkeley Reinhold serve as producers.

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