Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Coachella Music Festival
The 3 day annual festival @ Polo Fields in Indio, CA organized by Golden Voice (subsidiary of AEG LIve) is getting a heavy dose of hip hop this year. Normally centered around Rock and Alternative Music as well as Electronic Music. Intertwined is the concentration on sculptural art, which brings about a very creatively driven weekend. With its desert setting (Indio, CA is apart of the Colorado Desert) the setup is greaT with multiple tents/ stages setup throughout the ground playing live music.
Kicking off on friday April 15th with performances by Cee- Lo Green and Lauryn Hill
The April 16th lineup includes: Erykah Badu, Raphael Saadiq, and Lil’ B taking the stage with several other acts.
April 17th M.I.A. protege Rye-Rye, Wiz Khalifa, and Naz hit the stage with Kanye West closing out as the headline, joining elite company Jay Z and Beastie Boys to be the only Hip Hop acts to ever headline the festival.
for tickets: www.coachella.com