Music Festival Lollapalooza Expands Reach to Colombia
In partnership with founder Perry Farrell, WME, and C3 Presents, Bogota-based promoters T310 | Absent Papa have announced the latest addition to the expanding global family, Lollapalooza Colombia. Joining the successful international editions in Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Berlin, the festival will be held at Parque Simón Bolivar in the culturally rich city of Bogota in the fall of 2016, with dates and lineup to be confirmed at a later date.
T310 | Absent Papa are the promoters of Festival Estereo Picnic, the best selling music festival in Colombia, bringing rock, alternative, indie and electronic music to legions of fans for the past five years. The company promotes more than 50 shows a year as well as various festivals around the country including SOMA, Breakfest in Medellin, Sultana Festival, and iconic Spanish progressive festival Sonar, which will make its debut in Colombia in December 2015.
“The T310 | Absent Papa team have shown great success producing innovative and successful festivals from the ground up in Colombia. They are a great addition to our team as we continue to grow Lollapalooza all over the world,” said Charlie Walker, Partner, C3 Presents.
“We have had the ambition to bring Lollapalooza to Colombia for some time now, and have found partners who are true professionals and share our passion for the music. Fans in Colombia have a true love of alternative music and we are excited for the rest of the world to find out what we already know about this wonderful country,” said Lollapalooza founder, Perry Farrell.
Bogota has been dubbed “South America’s next capital of cool” by Forbes Magazine, due to its recent boom as a modern and multicultural metropolis. Only a three-hour flight from Miami and five-hour flight from Houston, Lollapalooza fans from around the world can enjoy a vast cultural experience featuring incredible culinary and art scenes, incredible beaches and proximity to the Amazon rainforest, all while being immersed in a diverse Latin American melting pot.
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