Coachella has forced a UK charity to change its forthcoming festival name.
Following the announcement of The Multiple Sclerosis Trust's Couch-ella festival, the charity's chief executive, David Martin, said lawyers had contacted the trust about possible confusion between Couch-ella and the annual Californian festival.
Coachella festival has announced a new team in its structure, GV Black.
Committed to supporting and representing the Black community at the signature music festival internally, the GV Black initiative has been founded by Black members of Goldenvoice, Coachella's parent company, and will provide "continual and consistent support to eh black community."
Coachella has been forced to cancel its rescheduled 2020 event.
Coachella will reportedly not be going ahead in 2020.
According to a report from Billboard, AEG, the parent company which run Coachella, have made cuts through the company, detailing that in an email from CEO Dan Beckerman, it was revealed AEG has begun laying off 15% of its staff, furloughing 100 employees and implementing salary cuts of up to 50% across the company worldwide.
Coachella’s tent company is among a number of event production groups who are constructing medical facilities to help combat COVID-19.
Choura Events, which constructs tents, staging and facilities for events such as Coachella, and also SXSW, is continuing its production line despite the cancellation and/or postponement of numerous festivals. Instead of events materials, the company are now erecting heavy-duty triage tents and overflow facilities to help hospital handle increasing numbers of patients during the pandemic.
Coachella’s 20th anniversary documentary is set to be aired next month.
'Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert', which features performances from Radiohead, Björk, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Rage Against The Machine and LCD Soundsystem, will premiere via YouTube Originals on April 10th.
Childish Gambino has dropped a new album, ‘3.15.20’, with appearances from Ariana Grande, 21 Savage and Ludwig Göransson.
The record also includes the 2019 single, ‘Algorhythm’, originally shared via an AR app, the 2018 track 'Feels Like Summer' and 'Warlords', which the US rapper debuted last year at Coachella festival.
This year's Coachella has been officially postponed.
Elon Musk has spoken of his desire to throw his own "mega rave cave".
Having rebranded himself as E “D” M via 'Don't Doubt Ur Vibe' back in January, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO created a poll on Twitter asking his 32 million followers if "Tesla should have a mega race cave under the Berlin Gigafatory [sic]".
Last October, Steve Aoki said he'd like to make music with Elon Musk.
Coachella will reportedly be postponed until October 2020 due to coronavirus concerns.