Peter Frampton's big finale.
Having Peter Frampton play an alternative music festival is a joke for two reasons.
Frampton’s biggest hits were in 1976, when his Frampton Comes Alive album topped the charts. He is for sure one of the “dinosaur bands” Bart mocked earlier in this episode.
Frampton’s appearance at this festival is a joke about Lollapalooza’s frequent booking of slightly-past-their-prime bands who influenced the younger acts on the bill. Siouxsie & The Banshees, George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars, The Ramones, Violent Femmes, Cheap Trick and Devo all played Lollapalooza well past their commercial prime.
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