Iconic multi-genre music festival Lollapalooza India is all set to return with a second edition that will bring with it, an assortment of unique, diverse and exciting flavours from the world of music and culture. With the massive success of the Asia-first edition earlier this year, Lollapalooza India is now gearing up for an even more exciting second edition that will carry forward the legacy of the most diverse music festival to enter India and the Asian sub-continent.
On January 27th-28th, 2024, Lollapalooza India will once again transform the iconic Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai into a captivating haven for all music enthusiasts, showcasing an eclectic line-up of renowned artists from around the globe and India across a two-day extravaganza. Featuring four stages with piping energy and over 20 hours of unforgettable live music performed by some of the biggest names globally and locally, here is Lollapalooza India 2024’s much-awaited artist line-up!
Taking stage will be none other than the world-renowned and amongst the most prolific music icons Sting and formidable, household names in the world of pop rock bands, Jonas Brothers while influential and unconventional pop singer-songwriter Halsey, dynamic live performers and anthem belters OneRepublic, piano rockers of alternative rock Keane, bold and fearless pop phenomenon and singer-songwriter Lauv, modern dance music duo Jungle, inimitable sound rockers Royal Blood, radical and unorthodox hip-hop rapper JPEGMAFIA, Italian electronic dance music artist Meduza, French house DJ Malaa, eclectic, psychedelic and pop music blending Caribou, K-pop and rock music fusion powerhouse The Rose, bilingual K-pop American blend of pop, R&B and soulful vocals of Eric Nam, pioneering world music sounds blended with Indian folk and classical melodies by Anoushka Shankar, one of the most vital standard-bearers of modern African music Fatoumata Diawara, global festival favourite hip-hop record producer and DJ Kenny Beats, India’s most sought after contemporary Indian folk band The Raghu Dixit Project, homegrown favourites multilingual indie-folk alternative band When Chai Met Toast and Israeli alternative indie electronic pop sound masters Garden City Movement will also bring their tonal genius to Lollapalooza India 2024 at the multi-genre music festival’s second edition in the Asian continent.
And it doesn’t stop there! Lollapalooza India 2024 will welcome the freshest of international sounds and home-grown superstar performers including The Karan Kanchan Experience, Parvaaz, Prabh Deep, Dualist Inquiry, Komorebi, Parekh & Singh, Skrat, Kamakshi Khanna, JBABE, Chrms, Dewdrops, Shashwat Bulusu, Jatayu, Monophonik, Sublime Sound, Stalvart John, Long Distances and Megan Murray – for an eclectic and unforgettable musical start to 2024 in the Asian subcontinent.
BookMyShow Live, the live entertainment experiential division of BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination will spearhead Lollapalooza India as the promoter and co-producer for the festival’s Indian edition along with global producers, Perry Farrell and C3 Presents.
With community at its core, Lollapalooza India 2024 will continue its efforts for sustainability, inclusivity and accessibility under #LollaForChange and focus strongly on creating impact through entertainment, led by BookASmile, the charity initiative of BookMyShow.
Lollapalooza India, co-produced by BookMyShow Live has ushered in an era of thriving live music created by some of the most head-turning global and home-grown artists. With its diversity across music, art and food experiences, Lollapalooza India has been the frontrunner in changing the way India experiences live music and entertainment culturally. Connecting with 60,000 fans over two days through high-impact energetic performances, cutting-edge stage production and immersive festival experiences, the festival has been a melting pot of musical genres, featuring everything from pop, rock, hip-hop, indie, K-pop, Electronic Dance Music (EDM), techno and a host of new Indian sounds.
Global and home-grown brands such as Budweiser Beats Energy Drink, Johnnie Walker Refreshing Mixer Non-Alcoholic, NEXA, RuPay, Levi’s®, Maybelline New York and Bisleri Vedica Himalayan Spring Water along with Maharashtra Tourism will support the festival in 2024 and together elevate the festival experience on-ground.
Launched by founder Perry Farrell in 1991 as a touring festival, Lollapalooza remains an innovator in festival culture more than 30 years later. Lollapalooza was the first festival to bring together artists from a wide range of musical genres on one bill, it was also the first to travel, the first to expand to multiple days, the first to introduce a second stage, the first to blend art and activism, the first to offset its carbon emissions, the first to put electronic dance music artists on the main stage, the first to create family friendly programming, the first to make its home in an urban city center and the first to expand internationally.
Lollapalooza has grown into an annual world-class festival in Chicago (2005), as well as culturally rich countries including Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, France, Sweden and India. Lollapalooza is one of the premier destinations both for music fans in the United States and abroad. Lollapalooza observed its 30th anniversary in 2021, celebrating its enduring success as a powerhouse global festival brand.
Launched in 2007, BookMyShow, owned and operated by Big Tree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (founded in 1999), is India’s leading entertainment destination with global operations and the one-stop shop for every entertainment need. The firm is present in over 700 towns and cities in India and works with partners across the industry to provide unmatched entertainment experiences to millions of customers. Over the years, the company has evolved from a purely online ticketing platform for movies across 7,000 plus screens, to end-to-end management of live entertainment events including music concerts, live performances, theatricals, sports and more, all accomplished at par with global standards. Some of the key properties that BookMyShow Live, the live entertainment experiential division of BookMyShow, has brought to its markets over the past few years include Lollapalooza India, Backstreet Boys’ DNA World Tour, Post Malone’s debut India show at the Feeding India concert, U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour, NBA’s debut games in India, Disney’s Aladdin, Cirque du Soleil BAZZAR as also international artists such as Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber to name a few.
BookMyShow is invested in providing the best user experience, whether on-ground or online and to that effect, launched BookMyShow Stream, India’s largest home-grown transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) platform hosting award-winning and critically acclaimed content from around the world, complementing its cinemas business. BookMyShow also houses India’s most extensive organic reviews and ratings engine for movies and has driven technology innovations, such as the m-ticket and Movie Mode, impacting tens of millions of users and the industry at large. With continued support from marquee investors like TPG Growth, Stripes Group, Elevation Capital (formerly SAIF Partners), Accel and Network18, BookMyShow has constantly demonstrated category leadership, growing beyond India with operations in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, UAE and Sri Lanka. BookMyShow is also committed to society at large, by way of its charity initiative BookASmile, which supports special causes to enrich the lives of the less fortunate across India through entertainment-led experiences.
About C3 Presents
C3 Presents creates live experiences for millions of fans across the globe, setting the new standard each year for events that are as memorable as they are spectacular. One of the world’s largest music festival producers, C3 is the force behind some of the world’s most iconic multi-day festivals including Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas and Lollapalooza in Chicago and its six international editions — drawing a combined 2 million music lovers annually. The current event roster also includes Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (Manchester, TN), Innings Festival (Tempe and Tampa), Shaky Knees (Atlanta), Austin Food + Wine Festival and many more. C3 has produced a diverse portfolio of affinity-building experiences for high profile brands and cultural institutions, including the Biden Inauguration Field of Flags, the Obama Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies, White House Easter Egg Roll, the NFL Draft Fan Festival (Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, New Orleans, Nashville, Cleveland, Las Vegas), plus initiatives for the PGA Tour, Nike and more. Headquartered in Austin, TX, the company also promotes thousands of concerts annually in arenas, casinos and clubs throughout North America. In addition to full-service event production, C3’s artist management division guides and develops careers for a select roster of artists.