As of April this 12 months, it was nonetheless simply too early to throw a significant music competition within the US. Thus, Coachella was postponed for the second 12 months working. Festivals later within the 12 months, like this previous weekend’s HARD Summer season and Lollapalooza had been a few the primary main festivals again, however these like Extremely and Coachella weren’t so fortunate.
Nonetheless, Coachella co-founder Paul Tollett wished to supply followers some “reassurance” given the troublesome 12 months the live performance and stay occasion trade has confronted since March 2020. So, he confirmed that Rage Towards the Machine and Travis Scott will return to headline the competition in 2022, whereas Frank Ocean has been bumped to 2023 in a uncommon interview with LA Occasions.
“Proper now, it’s the Wild West,” Tollett is quoted as saying. “I’m simply making an attempt to be as honest as I can to artists and to the followers to ensure that finally they get to see everybody that we talked about.”
Tollett additionally mentioned the choice to attend till its usually scheduled month in 2022 somewhat than throw a competition in Fall 2021, like another occasions. “You’ll by no means do not forget that you needed to wait, however you’ll keep in mind in the event you went to a very unhealthy occasion.”
through Consequence of Sound | Photograph courtesy of Coachella