Lollapalooza music
, as reported by Rolling Stone India, will be making its debut in the
country in 2023, with Mumbai set to host the first edition. The festival,
branching off from its original Grant Park, Chicago venue, has already travelled
to seven countries across the globe. The 2023 edition in India, its eighth
destination, is set to take place on January 28 and January 29.

The festival’s founder,
Perry Farrell of Jane’s Addiction fame, said in a statement, “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

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Lollapalooza had branched off from its original venue in 2010, with Chile being the destination
for the festival’s first international version. It later expanded to Brazil,
Argentina, Germany, Sweden, France, and Israel. Although the line-up for the
Indian version has not yet been revealed, a press release stated that Mumbai
will be playing host to “over 20 hours of unforgettable live music performed by
some of the biggest names globally and locally”. Tickets, set to go on sale
from August 1 with the base price for the two-day event being Rs. 7,000, can be
purchased on BookMyShow, the festival’s official partner.

The news comes at a
time when Chicago is gearing up for the flagship edition of the festival, which
will host artists ranging from Metallica to Dua Lipa and Green Day, from July 28
to July 31.

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Indians get to witness
the performances of world-renowned musicians at its homegrown festival, Bacardi
NH7 Weekender, but Lollapalooza’s entry into the scene is definitely set to
turn things up a few notches. Charlie Walker, a partner at C3 Events, a
co-producer of Lollapalooza India, said regarding the festival, “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.”