Contact Us

Foo Fighters to Headline Lollapalooza Chile and Brazil in 2012

Foo Fighters
Dave J Hogan, Getty Images

The legendary rock ‘n’ roll festival Lollapalloza is headed to South America for the second time next spring, and Foo Fighters have signed on to headline. Lollapalooza will make its way to Santiago, Chile, from March 31-April 1, and will touch down for the first time ever in Brazil for a April 7-8 stint in Sao Paulo.

In addition to Foo Fighters, an eclectic lineup of other bands and artists are confirmed to be playing both shows including Cage the Elephant, MGMT, Korn collaborators Skrillex, Foster the People, Arctic Monkeys, TV on the Radio, Band of Horses, Thievery Corporation, Peaches, and recent Foo Fighters guest performer Joan Jett with her backing band, the Blackhearts.

Each stop will also include a handful of exclusive acts: in Chile, Icelandic pop pixie Bjork and Swedish DJ Avicii will be joined by a lineup of high-profile local artists, including Los Jaivas, Juana Fe, BBS Paranoicos and  Camila Moreno. The Brazil edition will feature Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell’s Jane’s Addiction, plus Brazilian acts Plebe Rude, Wander Wildner and Cascadura.

Lollapalooza is an institution in America, starting in 1991 as a traveling rock ‘n’ roll circus that featured preeminent and up-and-coming alternative acts, and continued through 1997 as an annual summer festival touring North America. It returned as a traveling act for one more summer in 2003, before moving to Chicago in 2005 as a two-day destination festival, where it has remained since.

Lollapalloza debuted in Chile this past April with a lineup that included Jane’s Addiction, 30 Seconds to Mars, Deftones, 311 and the Killers.

Best of Z94

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Z Army quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Z Army contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.