The adored multi-genre music fete of Valle de Coachella is all primed to conquer the entertainment scene. Upholding their signature act of deferring the festival lineup announcement to build the excitement, Coachella has finally unveiled its star-studded performers list. The place to be for art and music enthusiasts, the iconic festival holds repute among festivals worldwide for its contingent of talents amidst its arid valley landscape – this year’s affair shall be no different.
It is understandable that the wish to attend Coachella tops countless lists across the globe. Look at it: the festival is essentially a cultural phenomenon, what with introducing fresh genres to the wider audience, promoting live performances as well as catapulting artists’ careers to greater heights. An extravaganza of reverberating beats and stellar performances, Coachella succeeds year in, year out at orchestrating an unforgettable experience.
So, if you’re charmed and seek to plan your trip to the dreamy Coachella Valley, we have collected some important must-knows regarding this year’s festival. From the headliners to the tickets, here’s the ultimate Coachella 2024 guide for you:
This year’s festival is to be headlined by Lana Del Rey on Friday; Tyler, The Creator on Saturday; and Doja Cat on Sunday.
Bringing the festival to a whole new level, an enthralling performers galore will join the main three acts.
The lineup of this year’s Coachella flaunts some much-appreciated diversity, featuring a plethora of music genres and global representation. A moment to accent some Asian pride: South Korean acts including girl group LE SSERAFIM and indie-rock band The Rose are set to perform on the festival’s stage. Indian Carnatic vocalist Sid Sriram and Indo-Canadian singer-rapper AP Dhillon will also be playing at the event.
For lovers of rap and R&B, you have Lil Uzi Vert, Skepta, Lil Yachty and NAV and more. As for those who are big on pop, get ready to sway to the tunes of Suki Waterhouse, Sabrina Carpenter, Grimes, Bebe Rexha, YOASOBI and Reneé Rapp, among others. Fans of 80s rock will be delighted to know that the legendary Gwen Stefani-led rock band, No Doubt, will be returning to stage for the first time since 2015.
Of course, there cannot be no mention of the festival’s other highly-hyped genre: electronic dance music (EDM). Fans of the percussive electronic music are in for a whole treat as producers and DJs like Peggy Gou, Purple Disco Machine, John Summit, DJ Snake and Gesaffelstein will be seen on stage.
Below, the complete lineup:
The 23rd Coachella festival will take place over two weekends: April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2024.
Coachella’s home is situated in Indio, California, on the grounds of the 1000-acre Empire Polo Club. It would take around a half hour drive to popular desert resort city, Palm Springs should you wish to book a stay there.
Needless to say, Coachella tickets can prove quite the cost given its massive popularity. Yet, the music festival has never ceased to please and amaze fans – so, it’ll be an investment you could ponder over.
There are three tiers of passes: General Admission starting from approximately MYR 2,362 (US$499). Then there are the General Admission + Shuttle tickets begin at MYR 2,906 (US$614) and VIP passes cost upwards of MYR 5,060 (US$1,069). Should you be interested in camping at the valley, you will also need to purchase a camping pass, prices for which begin at MYR 705 (US$149).
While the festival’s day tickets have sold out, the sales for three-day passes are live on the Coachella website where you can read up further and make your decision.
May you find your way to the grandest desert party!
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