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Lollapalooza was first launched on July 18, 1991.

Originally launched as a farewell tour for Jane’s Addiction, the festival has had a unique history from its initial run from 1991 to 1997. It was then revived in 2003, canceled in 2004 but has been active from 2005 to today.

Lollapalooza has definitely evolved over time from a traveling festival to its current multi-day extravaganza in Chicago’s Grant Park. But how has it fared musically over the course of three decades?  Here’s a look at past headliners and other notable acts from years past.