In this video, Perry Farrell talks about the origin of the name Lollapaooza and how he found it in a dictionary. From there, he set out with the name because it was different than most and would make his make his music festival stand apart. After that, he set out to let every other -palooza that borrow the Lollapalooza name, figuring that the word of mouth name saturation was free advertising. I guess it worked well.
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This is the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza, and as the video reminds us, the festival has come a long way. Check out the Spacelab Lollapalooza Video Channel for more videos and media from the festival. Try our Spacelab Festival Guide for more info on Lollapalooza, and the Spacelab Media Player for more videos and other media.