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Lollapalooza extends Chicago contract 10 more years, founder Perry Farrell says

CHICAGO — Lollapalooza will call Chicago home for another decade. The festival’s creator, Perry Farrell, spoke with WGN’s Dean Richards on Thursday, the first day of the four-day festival. “The mayor has given us a 10-year extension in the park,” Farrell said. “So we’ll be around here for another decade.” The production company behind Lollapalooza, […]
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Jane's Addiction Frontman Perry Farrell Joining Billy Corgan For Concert Benefitting Highland Park Community, Shooting Victims

Jane's Addiction frontman Parry Farrell will join legendary musician Chicago-native Billy Corgan for a special livestreamed concert on Wednesday, July 27 to raise funds and support for the Highland Park community after a mass shooting at the town's July Fourth parade took the lives of seven people and wounded more than 40 others, the Smashing Pumpkins' Instagram page confirmed this weekend.
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Billy Corgan on his Highland Park concert with Perry Farrell: ‘It’s almost impossible to put into words what this community is going through’

Among the responses to the Fourth of July shooting in Highland Park, news went out earlier this week that one of its residents was staging a benefit concert — Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan announced he would host and perform in a livestreamed concert event July 27. Newly added to the lineup: Perry Farrell of the band Jane’s Addiction. Titled “Together and Together Again,” the ...
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Perry Farrell announces Veeps livestream of 2021 Lollapalooza after-party show

Lollapalooza founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell has announced a livestream of his 2021 Lollapalooza after-party show. The stream will be available via Veeps July 22 at 6 p.m. PT. Farrell's after-party stream will be captured on the rooftop of the Pendry Chicago above Chicago’s Riverwalk. The livestream will...
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The Smashing Pumpkins Backed Perry Farrell On ‘Jane Says’ Live On ‘The Howard Stern Show’

Last week, ’90s alternative rock enthusiasts rejoiced when The Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction announced the co-headlining Spirits On Fire Tour for later this year. The Pumpkins are currently in the midst of their own brief Rock Invasions Tour and were peddling welcome nostalgia when they performed the classic “Today” live on The Late Late Show With James Corden this past Thursday. This morning, the band flew to New York City in between their Tucson and Oklahoma City shows for an appearance on The Howard Stern Show and were joined by none other than Jane’s Addiction singer (and Lollapalooza festival founder) Perry Farrell.
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Perry Farrell Shares Cringeworthy Tale of Accidentally Sharing David Bowie’s Contact Info …. Twice

David Bowie was a hero and legend to many, so those in the music industry who had a chance to have a relationship with the singer cherished the moment. But sadly for Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell, he twice pushed the boundaries of that friendship with technological mishaps. As Farrell revealed to Howard Stern, on two separate occasions, he accidentally provided access to Bowie's personal contact info to random strangers.
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Perry Farrell & Billy Corgan Commiserate Over Troubled Childhoods

During a recent appearance on SiriusXM's The Howard Stern Show, Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell and Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan spoke about how each having less than happy childhoods has bonded the two musicians. The pair — along with their respective bands — will be on the road this fall for a 32-city arena run and spoke candidly about their early lives on Stern.
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