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Earlier this month the world’s second-biggest concert-production company, AEG Live, announced the dates and location of its inaugural Panorama festival. The fest would be held on Randall’s Island during the second-to-last weekend of July 2016. That announcement followed months of rumors, speculation, and public (not to mention private) outcry. Panorama has been billed as a… More »

One of the greatest days to be a music fan is the day the Coachella poster comes out — not because we’re all going to this mythical desert party (though plenty of us are), but because it spells out, in the starkest terms available, the hierarchy of the entire music universe. You can tell how… More »

There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that one headliner was Drake. People talked about that Drake show all weekend. People rapped Drake lyrics at each other every time there was a conversational lull, or asked strangers who… More »

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Coachella Sues Hoodchella

The California desert music festival and blunt font-size ranking institution Coachella is suing LA underground music festival Hoodchella for obviously ripping off the last half…
Collin Robinson | January 29, 2016 - 11:38 am
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Reunited Guns N’ Roses Announce Pre-Coachella Vegas Shows

As you may have heard somewhere or other, Guns N' Roses are headlining Coachella this year, bringing a lineup that reunites Axl Rose with Slash…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2016 - 10:14 am
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Coachella 2016 Lineup

The 2016 Coachella lineup is here! We already knew Guns N' Roses and LCD Soundsystem were reuniting to headline; turns out Calvin Harris is headliner…
Chris DeVille | January 4, 2016 - 10:08 pm
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LCD Soundsystem Reunion Confirmed For Coachella, Too

Are LCD Soundsystem reuniting? Yes, it seems like this is happening. On Christmas Eve, James Murphy presented us with "Christmas Will Break Your Heart," the…
Peter Helman | December 30, 2015 - 8:19 pm
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Guns N’ Roses Confirmed To Reunite For Coachella

After months of increasingly loud rumors, now it's official: A version of Guns N' Roses featuring Axl Rose and Slash will tour next year. Billboard
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 5:12 pm
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LCD Soundsystem – “Christmas Will Break Your Heart”

Are LCD Soundsystem reuniting next year? We still don't know the definitive answer to that question, but we do have the first new LCD Soundsystem…
James Rettig | December 24, 2015 - 6:50 pm
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MSG Wants To Throw A Music Festival In The Same Queens Park Targeted By Coachella Organizers

In late September, news surfaced that AEG, the production company behind the Coachella and Firefly music festivals, was aiming to bring a similar festival to…
Michael Nelson | November 2, 2015 - 12:20 pm
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Governors Ball Petitions Mayor To Block “NYC Coachella”

A couple weeks back we reported on rumors that AEG Live (the production company behind both Coachella and Firefly) was in talks with the city…
Michael Nelson | October 15, 2015 - 4:25 pm
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Coachella Producers Reportedly Planning Festival In Queens

Rumor has it that AEG Live -- the production company that hosts Coachella and Firefly -- has been in talks with the city of New…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Madonna Wishes She Hadn’t Made Out With Drake At Coachella

The most talked-about moment from the first Coachella weekend came at the end of Madonna's surprise appearance during Drake's headlining set. After singing a couple…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2015 - 9:54 am
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Kanye West Also Joined Stromae At Coachella

Whenever Kanye West shows up somewhere, it makes headlines. So obviously his appearance during the Weeknd's set at Coachella was news. But Kanye also joined…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 1:27 pm

After Coachella, Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Is Not Psyched About Modern Music

Steely Dan's Donald Fagen has been doing a Coachella tour diary for Rolling Stone, a completely unedited stream of his thoughts about the festival and…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 12:50 pm
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Watch Florence Welch & Father John Misty Cover “Love Hurts” At Coachella

Last weekend, as Florence + The Machine were playing the Coachella main stage just before Drake's headlining spot, Florence Welch broke her foot. If you…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2015 - 8:56 am
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Drake’s Second Coachella Surprise Was A Silent Nicki Minaj Cameo

After bringing out Madonna for a mini-set and makeout session last weekend, Drake decided to go a little more low-key on the guest front for…
James Rettig | April 20, 2015 - 8:32 am

Watch Kanye West’s Surprise Coachella Performance With The Weeknd

The second weekend of Coachella is not without its surprises, even though it's typically received with much less fanfare than the first. For example, last…
James Rettig | April 19, 2015 - 1:23 pm
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Florence Welch Broke Her Foot During Her Coachella Set

I went to college in L.A., which means I experienced Coachella during the only period of life when a decent human should be subjected to…
Caitlin White | April 14, 2015 - 6:01 pm
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Justin Bieber Reportedly Thrown Out Of Coachella After Scuffle With Security

Justin Bieber spent most of his Coachella flirting with Kendall Jenner, but when he tried to close out his weekend in the desert by going…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 9:27 pm
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Watch Jack White’s Full Coachella Set, Dedicated To The Transgender Community

Jack White headlined Saturday night at Coachella, performing songs from across his extensive catalogue as both a solo artist and member of the Raconteurs and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 13, 2015 - 12:55 pm
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