Coachella, Stagecoach festivals called off until October due to coronavirus

Posted at 4:18 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 19:52:10-04

Popular music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach have officially been postponed until October due to coronavirus fears.

Festival organizer Goldenvoice said that it was heeding advice from health officials in California, adding "while this decision comes at a time of universal uncertainty, we take the safety and health of our guests, staff and community very seriously."

Tickets for both festivals will be good for the rescheduled October dates. Those unable to attend can seek refunds, with additional information coming by March 13.

This year's Coachella Festival was slated to feature Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean. With more than 100 artists slated to perform, it is unknown if any will be forced to drop out.

The new dates for Coachella are October 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18.

Stagecoach was set to feature Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, ZZ Top, and several over country music stars.

The festival will now be held on Oct. 23, 24 and 25.

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