Thousands of sun-drenched Coachella attendees showed up to kick off the summer festival season, with this year's party in the warm California desert. After resurrecting the dead with Tupac and delivering big names like Prince, Madonna, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Daft Punk, the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival had a lot to live up to. So, instead of another smug review about the artists, fans and celebrities in attendance, just take a look at the all the pictures instead.
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California-based promotions company Goldenvoice is threatening to move one of its biggest events, the annual Coachella festival, out of Indio if the city goes through with a proposed admissions tax, according to the Desert Sun.
The report comes after the newspaper obtained a series of text messages in which Goldenvoice vice president Skip Paige told an Indio official about the plans to move Coachella and also its country music festival, Stagecoach, from the city.
"If the tax initiative of putting $4 million to $6 million onto Coachella gets on the ballot,” Goldenvoice president Paul Tollett told the Sun, “we're going to take off [in] 2014; 2015 we'll be at a new facility outside of Indio.”
The 5- to 10-percent tax on admissions for events of more than 2,500 people was initially proposed by City Councilman Sam Torres, who believes that the cost would add an average of $18 to each ticket. Torres belives this would generate $4 million for Indio, which recently had to cut almost $4 million from its budget through layoffs and leaves of absence...
So everyone is packing the car, hiding their alcohol and getting ready for weekend one of the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California. The Coachella set times are out and now its time to get down to business so you know where to be and when. You can check out the schedule times here. Also some additions to lineup include Warren G and Eminem who will both be joining Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg on stage...
This year, the place to be and the start of the summer festival season is the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in California on April 13th thru 15th and again on April 20th to 22nd (for a second round)!
Tuesday, organizers announced the lineup for the now world famous Coachella festival, and one thing is certain, this festival will hit hard, AGAIN!
Headlined by Radiohead, Black Keys, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog and several reformed groups are noteworthy, including the return to the stage of Pulp and the newly reformed At The Drive-In, who were the buzz on the Web Monday by announcing their comeback. In the French electronic scene, we have dearly noted Justice, Martin Solveig, M83, Breakbot, + SebastiAn. Other names that make us shudder include, The Hives, Girls, Metronomy, Arctic Monkeys, The Rapture, Cat Power, Roux, DJ Shadow AND a definite must see, Amon Tobin's not to be missed state of the art stage show + production.
Last year, tickets sold out in record time (less than a week) so be sure to check out the details and secure your ticket. Now grab your sunblock and go frolic in the grass with Kate Moss!
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Those of you planning on attending this years Coachella has already sold out in just about 3 hours after tickets went on sale. So, you’ll have to get creative about finding your way in to the festival...
The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is to be held on two consecutive weekends of April 13-15 and April 20-22 at The Empire Polo Field in Indio, California.
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Coachella Music & Arts Festival and Global Inheritance are confirming artists to participate in the TRASHed exhibit taking place this April in Indio, California.
Founded in 2004, the TRASHed :: Art of Recycling program is an interactive art walk on the Coachella grounds that encourages festival goers to recycle using redesigned recycling bins designed by artists from around the world.
50 artists will be selected to design a 65 gallon recycling bin for the festival in 2012. These recycling bins will be on display during both Coachella weekends and then donated to a local school in the Coachella Valley.
More information here.