Okay, so the weather delay sucked, but how’s this for some good Lollapalooza news: festival founder Perry Farrell has annouced there will be a Lollapalooza iteration in Tel Aviv next year. The Israel festival will run August 20 to 22; because Orthodox Jews abstain from using technology or listening to music on the Sabbath, the dates run Tuesday to Thursday.
Apparently Jerusalem wants some Lolla action too. In an interview with CNN, Farrell said,“We got a call from Jerusalem, the Holy City, and they want Lollapalooza to be there, too. But it’s going to start in Tel Aviv, and we’re going to do something in Jerusalem. The mayor’s like, ‘We want to bring young people, we want to change the perception of Jerusalem.’”
This brings the number of 2013 Lollas to four: Tel Aviv, Chile, Brazil, and of course, good ol’ Chicago. Watch Farrell’s announcement below. [CoS]