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Paramount+ tracks rise of Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival in three-part docuseries

The Lollapalooza festival launched in 1991

Streamer Paramount+ has commissioned a three-part docuseries charting the formation and growth of Chicago-based music festival Lollapalooza.

Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and FunMeter in partnership with C3 Presents.

Directed by Michael John Warren (Spring Awakening, Jay-Z’s Fade to Black), the project will chart the rise of the festival since its launch in 1991 and the symbiotic relationship between the event and its founder Perry Farrell, who also fronted alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction.

Lolla is being executive produced by Bruce Gillmer and Amanda Culkowski for MTV Entertainment Studios and James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte for FunMeter.

Michael John Warren, Mat Whittington, Daniel Gibbs and Brian Levy are also executive producers, while Matt Kaye and Jordan Bogdonavage are co-executive producers.

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