Lollapalooza turns 20!

Lollapalooza 2011:
Lineup Rumors

We hate to break it to you, but the Lollapalooza music festival turns 20 this year. We'll let you know who might be playing.

Yes, we know it hurts to read this, but Lollapalooza is celebrating it's twentieth anniversary this year.

30 Seconds to Mars rocks South America for Lollapalooza

To celebrate their twentieth, Lollapalooza is going international with Lollapalooza Chile. Happening in Santiago's O'Higgins Park on April 2 and 3, the South American version of the show will include acts like The Killers, Kanye West, Jane's Addiction, the Yeah Yeah Yeah's, 30 Seconds To Mars, Fat Boy Slim and more. Now, the official list for the American version hasn't been announced yet, but you can bet most of the heavy hitters from Chile will appear.

The festival takes place in Chicago's Grant Park August 5 to August 7, and thought there is no word about when tickets will be going on sale, but here are some of the performers you might be seeing. This is still in the rumor stage, but here you go: We're hearing buzz about Eminem, the Foo Fighters (Dave Grohl surprised audiences at the gamer convention Blizzcon a few months ago), Twilight's musical inspiration Muse, 30 Seconds to Mars and Jane's Addiction -- who's lead singer Perry Farrell created the festival as a farewell tour for the band.

The initial line-up in 1991 included bands like Siouxie and the Banshees, Nine Inch Nails (it's still hard to process Trent Reznor all cleaned up with an Oscar), Living Color, Ice-T and the Violent Femmes. Yikes! Does this make you feel old? I can practically hear my bones creaking.

We'd love to know who you'd like to see at this year's event. Let us know below.

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Joe March 31, 2011 | 1:43 PM

I'd love to NOT see 30 seconds to mars and the killers. especially if they're going to be considered a headliner. I think its safe to say that janes addiction, muse, foo fighters and eminem are going to be headliners. leaving spots for 2 others. and i really hope they don't get these generic alternative bands like 30 seconds to mars. i'd also love to see vampire weekend and mumford and sons there again, they're both great. as well as tv on the radio, one of the best live acts that lolla's had. arcade fire would be great to headline again but its unlikely since they just did last year. please, don't let this year suck. the chile lineup is terrible.

Kurt March 30, 2011 | 4:43 PM

lollapalooza in chile: i'll be there

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