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Van Morrison and Tom Jones team for a wild night at the Hollywood Bowl

Not all of the significant voices of pop music from the 1960s are hunkered down in the Coachella Valley this week for Desert Trip, and two of them got together Thursday the Hollywood Bowl to demonstrate the veracity of the Who’s songwriter Pete Townshend’s observation that “It’s the singer, not...

The weird, trippy Desert Daze may be the music festival model of the future

This weekend, a new kind of music festival will draw thousands of rock fans out to the Coachella Valley, hoping to re-create the mind-expanding possibilities that a weekend-long concert might have had in the ’60s. Yes, some folks will also be heading to Desert Trip for round two of the Rolling Stones, Paul...

Classic rock veterans - and a clearly defined concept - help distinguish inaugural Desert Trip festival

Most modern music festivals provide content without context. You show up at an annual mega-event like Southern California’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival or Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., and you’re overwhelmed with options — pop stars, rock reunions, next big things from the Internet...

Desert Trip serves up protest-era rock - so far minus the politics

Anyone who’s driven east from Los Angeles for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is accustomed to the targeted advertising that crops up every April on either side of the 10 Freeway as it approaches Indio. And the billboards are back for this weekend’s Desert Trip mega-concert:...

Coachella Valley braces for an older, calmer Desert Trip party scene

Every spring, the entire Coachella Valley turns into one big after-party. The popularity of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (and its country cousin Stagecoach) had a transformative effect on the region’s nightlife and hospitality industry, jolting a scene best known for LGBT theme...

California Today: California Today: A Snooze of a Senate Race

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Thursday: The two candidates running for Senate don’t have a lot to argue about, a once-in-a-lifetime music festival in the Coachella Valley, and a rare reverse pay gap in Los Angeles County.

Stagecoach Spotlight Tour takes festival's rising acts on the road

Get ready, country music fans: Stagecoach is hitting the dusty trail. Ten years after launching the Stagecoach Country Music Festival as the country counterpart to the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in the California desert city of Indio, Goldenvoice is launching a touring version...

Coachella 2017 passes will go on sale Wednesday

Tickets for the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio will go on sale Wednesday at 11 a.m. PDT for both weekends of the event, slated for April 14-16 and April 21-23. Three-day passes for each weekend will cost $399 for general admission, with VIP passes priced at $899 and other...

Drake, Brian Wilson and Blink-182: Your essential summer music guide

Missed the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival? Bummed you didn't score tickets to Adele's upcoming six-night stay at Staples Center or Radiohead's two-night jaunt at the Shrine Auditorium? Well, there's plenty of music still to be had this summer, both on record and in person. What follows...

Drake's 'Views' Continues To Make Streaming History, Even After Several Weeks

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: Rapper Drake performs onstage during day 3 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella) There is quite obviously something about Drake that resonates [...]

Grab your yoga mat and hit the road for one of these summertime festivals

It was probably a sign of the times when yoga classes began popping up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Or when Electric Daisy Carnival, the country's largest dance music festival, announced yoga would be offered in advance of the electronic dance music conference. (Partygoers at...

Inside Vestal Village: The Private Coachella Getaway Uniting Generations Of Festival Fans

Guestsenjoying Vestal Village during the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Photo by Chris Baldwin) Coachella is the world’s highest-grossing festival, quickly selling out of tickets and breaking attendance records each year. Attracting a multigenerational audience of obsessive music fans from around the globe, ticket sales for the this year’s [...]

Drake's 'Views' Is At Number One For A Third Consecutive Week

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: Rapper Drake performs onstage during day 3 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella) For a third week in a row, Drake’s new [...]

Whitney Houston hologram expected to debut on 'The Voice'

It's been about four years since a hologram-like image of Tupac Shakur appeared at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, but the era of the virtual performer now appears to be upon us. A digital representation of the late Whitney Houston is expected to appear on NBC's "The Voice" in an episode...

Austin startup looks to rev up RV cruising

AUSTIN—Driving back to Austin from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., in an RV with friends, Ravi Parikh realized that he had nowhere to park his camper for the night. Eight phone calls and no campgrounds later, Parikh and his friends pulled into a Wal-Mart parking lot in New Mexico to spend the night. Show More Summary

Rihanna Now Has The Fourth-Most Top Ten Hits In History

INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Singer Rihanna performs on day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella) While her last few studio albums have been especially successful, [...]

Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and more: Rock icons coming to Coachella Valley this fall

It’s official: Six acts with a claim to be on the Mt. Rushmore of rock music will perform for the first time on the same stage over three nights in October in the Coachella Valley. Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the Who, Neil Young and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters are confirmed for...

Who Goes to Country Music's Coachella? A Meditation on the Festival Experience

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Driving east on the 10 from Los Angeles to Indio Valley, the views change slowly, shifting from less-than-scenic strip malls before eventually settling on huge open skies, mountains every which way, bright, bright sunlight, the heat seeping into the car. Show More Summary

Organizer who signs performers for Stagecoach doesn't limit herself to straight country

With a handful of increasingly successful mega-events under their belts, the organizers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio got the idea to spin off a country counterpart, the gathering that became the Stagecoach Country Music Festival. The challenge, however, was that music...

Fight between Coachella security guards leaves two with stab wounds

In a perfect world, security guards would break up fights, not start them. But things were far from perfect Sunday when a brawl between security workers at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival left two people with stab wounds and another with head injuries. Indio police say two groups of...

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