Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Festival • Page 39

Discussion in 'Tour Forum' started by irthesteve, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    I mean, up until maybe the last 2-3 years it 100% was true that Coachella had a unique lineup compared to other festivals. I would totally argue that even now, they have a completely unique festival for all of California because of the radius clause. PLUS even with so many festivals out there, Coachella was able to make the biggest headlines this year because of Beyonce and the fact that NO ONE else had her.

    From a business perspective, I truly think the radius clause is extremely important to the longevity of the festival and is one of the reasons that Coachella has continued to be the #1 festival year after year
     
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  2. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    make my wish come true Prestigious

     
  3. TerrancePryor

    twitter.com/terrancepryor Prestigious

    Swap Kanye for BTS, please.
     
  4. heymattrick

    Denver, CO Supporter

    Ugh stop giving that guy these types of platforms
     
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  5. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Hmmmmmmmm we'll see about that
     
  6. marsvoltamcr

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    I'd be down to see all 3 headliners, but they're about as safe and unsurprising choices as Coachella headliners can get.
     
  7. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Would see them all, even though Kanye is on my shit list
     
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  8. manoverboard365

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    Maybe I'm just a Gambino stan, but having him headline is huge to me. The last time (only time) he did Coachella was in 2012 when Camp came out, and he played at like 2pm. Now to come back 6 years later and headline, with the show presumably being the last show on his last tour ever, is pretty amazing.
     
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  9. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    His set that year was really fun, I'm down to see him out there again
     
  10. Maybevictor

    @maybevictor Prestigious

    May have to fuck around and go to Coachella if that’s the case since Gambino cancelled ACL.

    Fuck Ye though.
     
  11. ComedownMachine

    Trusted Prestigious

    I’m not sure that Gambino would play since he’s doing two LA shows in mid-December which would normally rule out a headliner but maybe they’d make an exception if this is his last tour/show
     
  12. manoverboard365

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    If I understand correctly those 2 December shows were originally scheduled for this week, right? I bet the original plan was wrap up the tour in October, release the new album in December, and do a few festivals next year to promote the album & officially retire the name.
     
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  13. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    This honestly feels like their sly way of confirming that Kanye isn't headlining, but what do I know

     
  14. arewhyayein

    Regular

    Does Kanye's KSG headlining spot at Camp Flog Gnaw make it more or less likely he also plays Coachella? They're both GV events but they're also both close to (or in) LA. Idk, I guess it's a whole different project so maybe there's no correlation, but I think they might have made a deal for him to headline Coachella as well.
     
  15. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Either way is possible, but even if he was previously booked for Coachella they could cancel him
     
  16. AWasteOfATime

    @awasteofatime

    saw a lot of people saying the 1975 has a perfectly coachella shaped gap in their spring tour.
     
  17. Blainer93

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  18. bobby_runs

    where would i be if i was my brain Supporter

    Yes they do. Wonder how far up they will be on the billing. I’d imagine “opening” for that nights headliner.
     
  19. Phil507

    Regular Prestigious

    With "Blexit" and other Kanye BS recently, it just does NOT seem like a good move to book him to headline a major festival. You'd probably be looking at 40% music 60% ranting at this point.
     
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  20. Grato

    Regular

    Controversy sells
     
  21. manoverboard365

    Trusted

    Coachella will sell out regardless. They don't need Kanye.
     
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  22. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    It's basically already sold out
     
  23. Fronnyfron

    Wannabe Brooklynite Prestigious

    Was kinda hoping to jump on a big festival like Coachella for 2019, any chance they release more weekend passes?
     
  24. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    In January there will be the general sale after lineup announcement
     
  25. Fronnyfron

    Wannabe Brooklynite Prestigious

    @irthesteve

    Ooooh thanks. I was dumb and didn't realize it was just the advanced sale.
     
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