Retrieved February 10, Retrieved October 28, Tool was one of the headliners! The event resembles more of that of European festivals and specializes in many genres of music including alternative rock, hip hop, and electronica. Archived from the original on May 4,
Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. My friend asked me if I want to go, but I don't know anything about it. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? It's only the best music festival in America! Maybe even the world It's held every year in the late Spring in Indio, CA near palm springs and it's usually 2 days long, but this year it's gonna be 3 days!
The dates are April 27, 28, 29, There's also lots of crazy weird art and a mini film festival. Tickets are kinda expensive, but trust me, its worth it!
Here's a really good article that will get you up to speed on what Coachella is all about: Its super awesome, GO!! The event resembles more of that of European festivals and specializes in many genres of music including alternative rock, hip hop, and electronica.
The Coachella Music Festival is noted for its desert setting the Mojave Desert is approximately 50 miles north of Indio. The temperature drops drastically after sunset. It's a 2 day music fest. Last year it was in early April Tool was one of the headliners! They have a movie about it that you can probably find in Blockbuster and watch if you want to get a better idea. In booking the festival, Goldenvoice uses radius clauses that can prevent acts from performing in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire , or San Diego for up to three months before and after the festival.
The promoter has allowed some of Coachella's acts to make appearances in the region prior to the festival and between weekends, but only at events and venues owned or controlled by Goldenvoice's parent company AEG; one such example was Jay-Z 's concert at Staples Center in Goldenvoice attempts to release the lineup poster as close to New Year's Day as possible, so that Coachella is the first major festival of the year to announce its lineup.
This gives the promoter a competitive advantage over other festivals, many of which end up sharing headliners by the time they are all announced. The line on which an artist's name appears as well as their font size is a contentious topic between Goldenvoice and talent agents, as placement on the poster will often dictate an artist's future booking fee.
Tollett said, "We have so many arguments over font sizes. I literally have gone to the mat over one point size. Organizers were initially resistant to accepting sponsorship deals that would help Coachella turn a higher profit.
He said, "I hate it when you go to shows and you are bombarded with all this advertising. It just shows a lack of respect for your audience and the music. I feel like when the band is playing it should be you and the band, and it's a sacred moment. Since , YouTube has live streamed the opening weekend of Coachella. Viewers can choose from three channels of performances to watch.
For , organizers partnered with Vantage. Content includes degree panoramic photos of previous events, virtual tours of the festival site, interviews, and performances. The success of Coachella has led its organizers to partner with other American music festivals.
In , Goldenvoice agreed to work with the organizers of Field Day, a New York-based festival modeled after Coachella, to help promote and produce the event,  although the show was completely overhauled from its original vision.
The success of Coachella in its early years proved that American music festivals could work and succeed in a destination form, as opposed to a traveling festival. In the years following Coachella's success, many other festivals have followed in its footsteps, copying its format as a destination festival with multiple stages, attractions, art, and camping.
According to a ranking by online ticket retailer viagogo , Coachella was the second-most in-demand concert ticket, trailing only the Tomorrowland festival. Coachella is considered a trendsetter in music and fashion. Singer Katy Perry said, "The lineup always introduces the best of the year for the rest of the year.
Coachella has become known for the variety of distinctive apparel worn by attendees, which primarily include eclectic combinations of colors, materials, and ethnic borrowings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We wanted it to be far. So you can't leave your house and see a couple bands and be back home that night. We want you to go out there, get tired, and curse the show by Sunday afternoon. That sunset, and that whole feeling of Coachella hits you. Beck Tool Rage Against the Machine.
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The Coachella Advanced Sale! The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (commonly referred to as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert. Coachella (ko-CHEL-a, ko-a-CHEL-a) is a city in Riverside County, California; it is the easternmost city in the region collectively known as the Coachella Valley (or the Palm Springs area).