Coachella Music

  1. As Coachella Begins, Festival Safety Takes Center Stage

    April 11, 2014 1:26 PM EDT The unofficial start of the North American festivals season begins this weekend with the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., amid the usual concerns about the overall safety of live music festivals. Recent events at the Ultra fes ...

  2. Morning Fix: Tupac Hologram Company Goes Broke, More Coachellas? J.Lo's Cable Channel, iPhone 5!

    September 12, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters: Breaking News, Touring, Top 40, Country and many more. AEG ATTORNEY FIRES BACK OVER MICHAEL JACKSON EMAILS: 'NOBODY IS TELLING THE STORY PROPERLY': A series of c ...

  3. Irving Azoff, Coachella Team to Speak at 2012 Billboard Touring Conference & Awards

    July 19, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Live Nation Entertainment chairman and Billboard's top 2012 Power Player Irving Azoff has been announced as a keynote Q&A for the 9th Annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, Nov. 7-8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. Addi ...

  4. Troy Carter Severs Ties With Azealia Banks, MC Seeks New Management -- But It's Not Coldplay's Dave Holmes: Source

    June 07, 2012 4:09 PM EDT In April 2012, fast-rising rapstress Azealia Banks announced that she was signing with manager Troy Carter , who also handles Lady Gaga. But after just two months, Carter has severed business ties with the MC. "I can confirm that I ended the ...

  5. Azealia Banks Signs With Troy Carter, Lady Gaga's Manager

    April 18, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Newcomer Azealia Banks, who signed to Universal Music in January, is being represented by Lady Gaga's manager Troy Carter. The rapper's debut album for Interscope, Broke With Expensive Taste , is slated for release in September. The 20-y ...

  6. Coachella Sells Out in a Week

    January 26, 2011 9:08 PM EST The 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival has sold out, a week after the lineup was announced and tickets went on sale. Organizers of the event, which takes place April 15-17 in Indio, Calif., posted a notice on the Coachella website that "f ...

  7. Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella, Full Line-Up Announced

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival was announced last night, Jan. 18, with Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire and Kanye West topping the bills for each of the fest's three nights (April 15, 16 and 17, respectively). A veritable ...

  8. Bonnaroo Producers: Ticket Sales, Corporate Sponsorship Up At 2010 Fest

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on the 750-acre field in Manchester, Tenn., that days earlier hosted the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, producers and talent bookers should find satisfaction that they put together a talent lineup that not only moved ticke ...

  9. Thom Yorke, Pavement, Gorillaz Cap Coachella 2010

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 2010 Coachella Music and Arts festival came to a close Sunday night (April 18) with strong sets by its mainstagers Gorillaz, Thom Yorke and Pavement, and surprises by more than a few artists on the field. While the name of Thom Yorke's ne ...

  10. Muse, Devo, MGMT Make Coachella A Saturday Mashup

    April 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT From the bombastic artrock of U.K.'s Muse to the arena-sized dance music of Dutch DJ Tiesto, the 2010 Coachella Music and Art Festival's second day was a world party on a massive scale. As midnight on Saturday (April 17) approached, the ...

  11. Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem Bring NYC Party To Coachella

    April 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z brought his arena-sized stage show -- complete with a guest spot by Beyonce -- to the California desert Friday night (April 16), capping off the triumphant first day of the 11th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival with a rapid successio ...

  12. My Bloody Valentine, Cure Close Out Coachella

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival concluded Sunday with a series of challenging, dissonant sets that saw the avant-garde take center stage on the event's final day of music. From My Bloody Valentine's wall of noise and Pu ...

  13. Reunited Pixies Sell Out N.A. Tour

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Pixies' North American reunion tour hit the ground at a sprint, with all 11 dates that went on sale over the weekend selling out almost immediately. Many shows filled within minutes. The Pixies' North American reunion tour hit the gr ...