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Country: United States

Language: английский

Place: Grant Park, Chicago

Lollapalooza Festival

Learn how to pronounce the names of the acts at this year's Lollapalooza music festival

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival which was conceived and created in 1991 by Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell as a farewell tour for his band.

The word dates from a late 19th-/early 20th-century American idiomatic phrase meaning "an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance." Its earliest known use was in 1896. In time the term also came to refer to a large lollipop.

Farrell, searching for a name for his festival, liked the euphonious quality of the by-then-antiquated term upon hearing it in a Three Stooges short film. Paying homage to the term's double meaning, a character in the festival's original logo holds one of the lollipops.

Photo: Noel Gallagher en Lollapalooza 2016 via photopin (license)

Tags: music | band

Music acts at Lollapalooza

Learn to pronounce the names of some of the top acts at Lollapalooza

  • lollapalooza произношение lollapalooza [en]
  • Radiohead произношение Radiohead [en]
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers произношение Red Hot Chili Peppers [en]
  • LCD Soundsystem произношение LCD Soundsystem [en]
  • J. Cole произношение J. Cole [en]
  • Lana del Rey произношение Lana del Rey [en]
  • The 1975 произношение The 1975 [en]
  • Ellie Goulding произношение Ellie Goulding [en]
  • Jane's Addiction произношение Jane's Addiction [en]
  • G-Eazy произношение G-Eazy [en]
  • Foals произношение Foals [en]
  • M83 произношение M83 [fr]
  • Major Lazer произношение Major Lazer [en]
  • Duke Dumont произношение Duke Dumont [en]
  • Kurt Vile & The Violators произношение Kurt Vile & The Violators [en]
  • Tchami произношение Tchami [fr]
  • The Last Shadow Puppets произношение The Last Shadow Puppets [en]
  • Flosstradamus произношение Flosstradamus [en]
  • Chris Stapleton произношение Chris Stapleton [en]
  • Third Eye Blind произношение Third Eye Blind [en]
  • St. Lucia произношение St. Lucia [en]
  • Leon Bridges произношение Leon Bridges [en]
  • Bastille произношение Bastille [fr]
  • Yeasayer произношение Yeasayer [en]
  • Zhu произношение Zhu [en]
  • Two Door Cinema Club произношение Two Door Cinema Club [en]
  • Martin Garrix произношение Martin Garrix [nl]
  • Haim произношение Haim [en]
  • disclosure произношение disclosure [en]
  • future произношение future [en]
  • flume произношение flume [en]
  • Die Antwoord произношение Die Antwoord [af]
  • snails произношение snails [en]
  • lettuce произношение lettuce [en]
  • cherub произношение cherub [en]
  • excision произношение excision [en]
  • daughter произношение daughter [en]