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      Limited Series – Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza

      2024 Documentary List
      50% Tomatometer 8 Reviews 86% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings In the summer of '91, the Lollapalooza music festival was born; what started as a farewell tour for the band Jane's Addiction, rose from the underground to launch a cultural movement and change music forever. Read More Read Less Watch on Paramount+ Stream Now

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      Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza — Limited Series

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      Leor Galil Chicago Reader How does the epitome of subcultural cool evolve into a four-day, money-printing monolith whose loudest champions are Chicago mayors? Lolla doesn't answer that question. Jun 4, 2024 Full Review Craig Mathieson The Age (Australia) As a cultural event, the series is full of praise for the tour’s impact, although there’s a lack of nuance in capturing how corporate concerns took over. Us versus them is a simplistic framing. May 24, 2024 Full Review Richard Roeper Chicago Sun-Times The docuseries sometimes comes across as an extended infomercial for Lolla. Still, it doesn’t shy away from chronicling the ups and downs of the festival, from its early days as an anti-establishment, activist, alt-rock tour... Rated: 3/4 May 24, 2024 Full Review Rodrigo Perez The Playlist “Lolla: The Story Of Lollapalooza” is a terrifically watchable snapshot of an unpredictable, combustible, vibrant, and once-in-a-lifetime period in music culture we may never see repeated again. Rated: B+ May 31, 2024 Full Review Johnny Loftus Decider ... Includes some cool live footage and lots of time capsule MTV stuff. And sure, Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza explores the nuts and bolts of the festival’s thirty-year history, too, if that’s something you’re interested in. May 23, 2024 Full Review Alan French Sunshine State Cineplex It’s an excellent history of an era in music that became wildly influential. At the same time, Warren keeps us endlessly entertained with insane tour footage and funny commentary. Rated: 7/10 May 23, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Balloon C I felt like I was there! My favorite thing I've seen all year Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/20/24 Full Review Bradley M Critics are unnecessarily hard on this doc. Entertaining and super nostalgic for those of us old enough to remember the early 90s. If you're interested in this doc, you will enjoy it. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/28/24 Full Review Read all reviews
      Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza — Limited Series

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      Episode 1 Aired May 21, 2024 F*** the Man Originally planned as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction, the 1991 Lollapalooza music festival forever changes the music industry with its unconventional and iconic lineup and inadvertently gives birth to a cultural revolution. Details Episode 2 Aired May 21, 2024 END OF THE UNDERGROUND A look at the mainstream success of Lollapalooza in the early 90s; the festival featured bands that become a soundtrack for an entire generation, including Pearl Jam, Rage Against The Machine and The Beastie Boys. Details Episode 3 Aired May 21, 2024 Surviving Success Lollapalooza becomes the victim of copycats, as it struggles to survive in the late 90s; determined to keep the festival going, Perry Farrell finds a new partner to help usher the festival into the 2000s and expand its reach around the world. Details

      Season Info

      Director
      Michael John Warren
      Executive Producer
      James Lee Hernandez, Brian David Lazarte, Bruce Gillmer, Amanda Culkowski, Daniel Gibbs, Mat Whittington, Brian Levy, Michael John Warren
      Network
      Paramount+
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      May 21, 2024