Coachella announced its 2019 festival lineup on Wednesday (Jan. 2), and the Internet erupted in excitement over the news that K-pop quartet BLACKPINK is set to appear at this year’s Coachella.
Other Asian acts, like South Korea’s alt rockers Hyukoh, traditionally-inspired avant-rock group Jambinai and Japan’s iconic electro-pop trio Perfume, also drew a lot of attention. The inclusion of Perfume and BLACKPINK marks a new stage for Coachella, as they're the first-ever J-pop and K-pop girl groups, respectively, to perform at the event.
With the news, fans took to social media after the music festival made its announcement to share their delight and expectations.
Check out some of the reactions to the news below, and check out the full lineup here.
UMMM AM I REALLY CONSIDERING GOING TO COACHELLA RN OR DO MY EYES DECEIVE ME?
No no they don’t, that is Blackpink on the lineup. Okay. WELP. Time to go to Coachella I guess.