Coachella 2020 canceled, may not be back till fall 2021
Coachella 2020 probably getting cancelled; organizers reportedly asking acts to play in 20…
'Bloomberg' reports that ”people familiar with the matter” say the festival is asking this year's acts to rescheduled for 2021.
Goldenvoice closes some of its CA venues due to coronavirus
Goldenvoice’s venues include El Rey Theatre, Fonda Theatre, Microsoft Theater, Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall, and The Novo in Los Angeles, Fox Theatre Ponoma in Ponoma, Frost Amphitheater in Stanford, Great American Music Hall, Slim’s, Social Hall, and The Warfield in San Francisco, …
Lovers & Friends Festival 2020 (Lauryn Hill, Usher/Ludacris/Lil Jon, TLC, more)
The lineup, which is heavy on '90s and early '00s rap and R&B, plus some newer artists that fit right in, also features Jhene Aiko, Summer Walker, Megan Thee Stallion, Nelly, Sean Paul, T-Pain, Brandy, Monica, Ja Rule & Fat Joe, and more.
Mannequin Pussy issue statement on why they’re playing Coachella
”The network of what AEG owns makes it close to impossible to do a mass boycott of all venues/festivals which are tied to” AEG owner Philip Anshutz, who is known to donate to anti-LGBT and other right wing causes.
Firefly Festival sold to AEG; 2019 dates announced
The festival, which usually happens Father's Day Weekend, was pushed back one week for 2019 (to accommodate for Bonnaroo moving to Father's Day Weekend).
Smokin Grooves announces 2018 lineup (Erykah Badu, Miguel, NxWorries, more)
The hip hop/R&B fest also includes Jhene Aiko, a collaborative set between The Roots and Busta Rhymes, Thundercat, Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def), Madlib, and more.
FYF’s Sean Carlson accused of sexual misconduct by several women; Goldenvoice cuts ties
Several women have come forward with detailed accounts accusing FYF Founder Sean Carlson of sexual misconduct and assault. Goldenvoice parted ways with Carlson shortly before the report was made public.
Desert Trip (aka “Oldchella”) not returning in 2017
"Maybe someday in the future we'll do something similar," Goldenvoice's Paul Tollett says.
Coachella offers free identity protection services to users after hacking
Goldenvoice is offering a year of free identity protection services to users who may have been effected in the hack on the Coachella site earlier this year.