The lineup for Coachella 2020 received’t be popping out till January, however we all know from Coachella founder and Goldenvoice CEO Paul Tollett that the annual competition in Indio, California is just about totally booked.
Talking on the Billboard Stay Music Summit and Awards in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, Tollett mentioned, “Whereas at present, proper now (my employees) are engaged on manufacturing plans, I’m finalizing the poster. We’re just about completed with the lineup this yr, 95%.”
Coachella’s lineup yearly is a very tough dance of recognition, efficiency energy, and agent/supervisor calls for. Tollett shed some mild on the complexities of simply compiling the poster in the course of the discuss, as effectively, hinting on the chance for an artist to have an enormous hit at any time.
“I don’t wish to lock in an artist at a set time, as a result of between November and April, there could possibly be a celebrity we’ve booked that I don’t even know goes to be a celebrity,” he mentioned. “If I put them in too small of a venue, it’s going to be powerful. It’s laborious to substantiate somebody and inform them ‘I don’t know the place we’re going to put you.’ There may be some religion they need to have, and we now have a superb relationship with the artist neighborhood.”
Rage In opposition to The Machine has already all however been confirmed as a headliner. Although Tollett didn’t verify their place on the lineup, he “cited their 2007 headlining efficiency as a milestone that he feared, on the time, can be powerful to prime,” in keeping with The Wrap.
Different acts popularly purported to be on subsequent yr’s lineup embody Travis Scott, Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, The Chemical Brothers, and others.
Coachella takes place subsequent yr April 10-12 and April 17-19 in Indio, California. Tickets are nonetheless out there for resale right here.