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Seminal alternative rock festival Lollapalooza will go Latin next year, with Lollapalooza Chile premiering in the Spring.
The prolific Perry Farrell teamed up with Chile’s Lotus Producciones, WME and C3 to bring the long-running US festival to Latin America April 3 and 4 next year in Santiago, Chile. The city’s O’higgins Park will play host to the Jane’s Addiction frontman’s festival of all things alternative.
Farrell addressed the decision to hold a festival in Chile in a recent press release:
“There are a series of prerequisites when selecting a
destination. Number one is space. It must be open and lovely; scalable
up to 100,000 patrons. Second is the proximity to the city. We provide
the entertainment. The city provides the culture, hotels, restaurants
and clubs. Then, most important are the people. The people of Santiago
have a passion for contemporary music and lead international
No lineup is available currently, but we’ll clue you in when more information is available.