The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Pageant shall be pushed again for the fourth time to spring 2022, in accordance with a report.
Selection cited two trade sources who mentioned the favored two-weekend pageant is transferring from October 2021 to April 2022 resulting from issues concerning “the uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The outlet additionally reported Coachella’s three-day nation music sister pageant Stagecoach is also withheld till 2022, however particular dates weren’t revealed.
Occasion promoter Goldenvoice didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Coachella, which brings upward of 250,000 followers over two weekends to the Empire Polo Membership in Indio, was initially scheduled for final April, however was postponed a month earlier than as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. It was then rescheduled for 2 weekends final October, earlier than being pushed again once more to the weekends of April Sep 11 and April 16-18 of this yr.
Riverside County Public Well being Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser signed an order in January nixing the April dates, citing pandemic issues. Selection reported organizers then pegged an October 2021 return date for Coachella, though the occasion promoter by no means formally confirmed that new date.
The Coachella Valley’s financial system misplaced upward of $700 million as a result of absence of each festivals, in accordance with a earlier report from the Coachella Valley Financial Partnership.
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All ticket purchases for the earlier dates shall be honored every time the festivals are held, organizers mentioned beforehand.
Rage In opposition to the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean had been set to headline Coachella, whereas Lil Nas X, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson and ZZ Prime had been scheduled to headline Stagecoach.
It stays unclear how this newest postponement will impact future lineups.