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The Ultimate Lollapalooza Quiz
by Staff
Lollapalooza is the granddaddy of the summer music festivals. How much do you know about the origins, bands and scandals of Lollapalooza?

Who started the Lollapalooza festival?

  • Perry Farrell
  • Iggy Pop
  • Anthony Kiedis

Farrell intended the first Lollapalooza to be a farewell tour for his band, _____________.

  • Muse
  • Jane's Addiction
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

How did Farrell come up with the name?

  • It was his dad's favorite word.
  • He heard it in a Three Stooges movie.
  • He found it while leafing through a dictionary.

When was the first Lollapalooza show?

  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1994

Where was the first Lollapalooza show?

  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • Irvine, CA
  • Tempe, AZ

Which of the following bands was NOT in the 1991 Lollapalooza lineup?

  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Pearl Jam
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

Nine bands played Lollapalooza in 1991. How many bands were in the 1992 lineup?

  • 13
  • 28
  • 42

Which one of these bands was a main stage act in 1992?

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Alice in Chains
  • Smashing Pumpkins

Which headlining band dropped out in 1994?

  • Soundgarden
  • Pearl Jam
  • Nirvana

Who left the tour midway in 1995?

  • Sinead O'Connor
  • Sarah McLachlan
  • Tori Amos

Who replaced her?

  • L7
  • Luscious Jackson
  • Elastica

Which singer reportedly caused a lot of problems on the 1995 tour?

  • Courtney Love
  • Alanis Morissette
  • Bjork

Which band left the stage mid-set in 1995 when its singer was hit by a chunk of mud?

  • Smashing Pumpkins
  • Sonic Youth
  • Pavement

Which year was Perry Farrell's last as organizer?

  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996

Which band headlined Lollapalooza in 1996?

  • Guns 'n' Roses
  • Metallica
  • Iron Maiden

Which band used Lollapalooza as its farewell tour in 1996?

  • The Ramones
  • Iron Maiden
  • Soundgarden

Which country legend played Lollapalooza in 1996?

  • Hank Williams Jr.
  • Merle Haggard
  • Waylon Jennings

This year ended up being the last year of the original Lollapalooza format.

  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998

When did Lollapalooza make a comeback?

  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2006

This band was NOT a headliner of the 2003 revival.

  • Jane's Addiction
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • Green Day

When did Lollapalooza return in its current form, as a one-weekend festival instead of a touring show?

  • 2005
  • 2010
  • 2012

Lollapalooza will be held in this city one weekend every year through at least 2018.

  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago

Where was the first international Lollapalooza festival?

  • Santiago, Chile
  • Lyon, France
  • Kyoto, Japan

The festival moved to this South American city in 2011.

  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Bogota, Colombia

Where was the first European Lollapalooza?

  • Paris
  • London
  • Berlin

The 25th anniversary Lollapalooza is in 2016. What change was made for the anniversary?

  • It's in Madison Square Garden.
  • It's four days instead of two.
  • It's free.

How much did a Lollapalooza ticket cost in 1991?

  • $35
  • $70
  • $100

How much does a one-day Lollapalooza pass cost in 2016?

  • $85
  • $120
  • $175

How much will you have to shell out for a Platinum VIP Pass for all four days?

  • $2,600
  • $4,200
  • $5,800

This band is one of the headliners for the 2016 festival.

  • Grateful Dead
  • Radiohead
  • Pearl Jam