Posts filtered by tags: Coachella[x]


Aimee Mann weds ‘Bachelor No. 2’ and ‘Magnolia’ albums together for Black Friday Record Store Day reissue

Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann says it was just luck that she was working on songs for the album that became “Bachelor No. 2,” while her friend the writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson was writing the screenplay for “Magnolia.” “We were both starting our creative processes at the same time,” Mann says recently from her home in Los Angeles. “And so we were talking about the themes that we were writing about. “I remember him coming to the studio a couple of times while we were recording,” she says. ...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Paul Thomas Anderson, Coachella, Jimmy Iovine, Anderson, Interscope, Harry Nilsson, Napa Valley, Mann, Jerry Maguire

Danny Elfman Shares First Solo Music In 36 Years, A Creepy Song He Wrote For Coachella

Iconic film composer and former Oingo Boingo leader Danny Elfman was supposed to play a special career-spanning set at Coachella this year. Obviously, that didn't happen. But today, Elfman has announced that he's signed to ANTI-/Epitaph to release his first solo music in 36 years, a creepy new single called "Happy," which he wrote for … More »
Tags: Music, Coachella, Oingo Boingo, Danny Elfman, Elfman, Aron Johnson

Duck Sauce – “Mesmerize”

Duck Sauce, the dance music production duo of DJs A-Trak and Armand Van Helden, returned at the beginning of this cursed year with "Smiley Face," their first new song in six years. They were supposed to play Coachella this year, too, although that obviously didn't happen. But regardless, they're … More »
Tags: Music, Coachella, Armand Van Helden, Trak, A-trak, Smiley Face, Duck Sauce

King Princess – “Only Time Makes It Human”

Mikaela Straus, the young pop upstart better known as King Princess, released her debut album Cheap Queen last year. Since then, she's gone on SNL and Colbert and played at huge festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury (remember those?). And today, she's back with a new single called "Only Time … More »
Tags: Music, Colbert, Mark Ronson, Coachella, Glastonbury, King Princess, Mikaela Straus, Quinn Wilson, Mike Malchicoff

Covid-19 Delays Popoular Music Fesitival

MusicWatch - #1 Internet Music Media SiteThe Coachella and Stagecoach 2020 music festival, scheduled to take place in October of 2020, has been cancelled to due to the safety concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic regarding the well-being of music fans and festival workers. The new tentative dates added are April 9 – 11, 2021, April 16 – 18, 2021, and Stagecoach for  April 23 – 25, 2021. Top music acts scheduled are "Travis Scott, Rage Against The Machine, Frank Ocean, Megan Thee Stallion, Thom ...
Tags: Music, Musicians, Live Music, Coachella, Stagecoach, Unknown, Concerts, Lana Del Ray, Thom Yorke Dababy

Live Nation laying off more employees as COVID-19 drags on

Live Nation instituted another round of staffing reductions this week as the company continues to grapple with concert cancellations and plummeting revenue amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Beverly Hills-based concert promoter didn’t reveal how many employees are impacted, but the layoffs — first reported by Pollstar — follow a host of cost-cutting reductions in April. That included the furlough of 20% of its employees, salary reductions for senior executives, hiring freezes, a reduction in the us...
Tags: Business, Music, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Music Festivals, Aeg, Coachella, Stagecoach, Concerts, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Anaheim, City National Grove, Pollstar

ACL Fest 2020 Officially Cancelled

Coachella cancelled. Lollapalooza cancelled. Bonnaroo cancelled. It was only a matter of time before Austin City Limits cancelled too. Today, it's official: The ACL festival will not take place this year due to the ongoing pandemic, which is raging all over the US but especially in Austin. More »
Tags: Music, News, US, Coachella, Austin City Limits

Wisconsin Nu-Metal Festival Aims To Be First US Music Fest Amid Coronavirus

Thanks to COVID-19, summer festival season is cancelled this year. Holdouts that waited as long as they possibly could to cancel, like Lollapalooza? Cancelled. Fests that rescheduled the fall hoping the pandemic would be over by then, like Coachella? Cancelled. Despite all the industrious attempts to bring back live music, from … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Herd Immunity

Ohana Festival in Dana Point postpones to 2021 due to coronavirus

The 2020 installment of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Fest featuring headliners Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam and Vedder, has officially been postponed due to the continued spread of coronavirus. The three-day fest had been scheduled for Sept. 25-27 at Doheny State Beach, but promoters posted via the official Ohana website and its various social media pages that the festival has been postponed until Sept. 24-26, 2021. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella li...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, Music Festivals, Coachella, Concerts, Pearl Jam, Yola, Eddie Vedder, Dana Point, Ohana, Doheny State Beach

Insomniac announces its Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge Virtual Rave-A-Thon

Insomniac is taking its Virtual Rave-A-Thon series down the rabbit hole and straight into the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. A Pacific Northwest edition of Beyond Wonderland was scheduled to take place this month at the venue, however due to the continued spread of coronavirus the show was postponed until 2021. The virtual version of the two-day show will livestream on Insomniac’s YouTube and Twitch channels from 6 p.m. to midnight June 20-21. It will feature Alice in Wonderland-theme...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Pacific Northwest, Alice, Concerts, George Washington, Thon, Pasquale Rotella, Music + Concerts, Gorge Amphitheatre, Coronavirus, Insomniac s YouTube

Coachella 2020 Cancelled, May Return In April With Limited Attendance

Coachella 2020 is cancelled. The California desert festival extraordinaire was one of the first major music events to be postponed in the wake of COVID-19, moving from its usual April dates to two weekends in October. In the three months since, it's become increasingly evident that an event on Coachella's scale could not … More »
Tags: Music, News, California, Coachella

Coachella Appears To Be Rescheduling For 2021

Back in March, shortly after the coronavirus pandemic started to make its impact on American life, Coachella promoters Goldenvoice rescheduled the festival. Coachella, originally set to take place over two weekends in April, would still happen, but it would happen in October instead. Goldenvoice announced that the tickets for the April … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Goldenvoice

Rage Against The Machine Postpone Reunion Tour To Summer 2021

Rage Against The Machine were supposed to go on a grand reunion tour this year: beginning in March, stopping at Coachella, and continuing on through the summer into the fall, with Run The Jewels opening most of the dates. Obviously, the coronavirus pandemic threw a big ol' wrench into those plans; … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Run The Jewels, Rage Against The Machine

Run The Jewels Throw A Death-To-Capitalism Party In The Great “Ooh LA LA” Video

We were supposed to have RTJ4 by now. It was not to be. Run The Jewels, the brick-throwing duo of Killer Mike and El-P, are still sitting on their fourth album, which they'd promised before Coachella and their summer tour with Rage Against The Machine. Since neither of those things is happening on schedule, we … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Coachella, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, DJ Premier, Greg Nice, Brian & Vanessa Beletic

Here’s Danny Elfman Performing Oingo Boingo’s “Running On A Treadmill” From Home

Danny Elfman was already in reflection mode before this whole quarantine process began. The composer was gearing up to perform a career-spanning set at Coachella, which would have been going on right now but has been rescheduled for the fall (for now). Elfman started thinking about his past life as the leader of … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Coachella, Oingo Boingo, Danny Elfman, Elfman

After losing wife in helicopter crash, Tijuana Dogs’ Matt Mauser celebrates her life with music

At a time when the world is sheltering at home and isolating from one another, Matt Mauser felt the need for connection now more than ever. In January, his wife Christina Mauser, a 38-year-old girl’s youth basketball assistant coach, died in the helicopter crash in Calabasas that also took the lives of eight others including former NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Now, like the rest of Southern California, Mauser finds himself social distancing and taking on the role of...
Tags: Facebook, Music, New York, Youtube, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Dave, Things To Do, West, Soccer, Nba, Dreamworks, Coachella, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jackson

Social Distortion releases ‘Social Distancing’ shirts for coronavirus relief, writes new music in quarantine

Since the state-mandated stay-at-home order issued a month ago to combat the spread of coronavirus, Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness starting seeing his band’s famous Skelly skeleton logo used along with the new, but often repeated term, “social distancing.” Skelly was depicted wearing a mask, holding a box of tissues and spraying a bottle of sanitizing solution instead of sporting his signature grin and martini glass. Though it was creative, bootleggers selling the image on merchandise were...
Tags: Europe, Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, West, Soccer, Italy, Coachella, Orange County, Concerts, Christine, United Way, Jonny

Los Angeles-based Americana rock band Mustangs of the West reunites to ride again

With strong harmonies driving their rocking country music, the Mustangs were boot-deep into the Los Angeles cowpunk scene in the 1980s and early 90s. They were regulars at the Palomino club in the San Fernando Valley, the epicenter of the movement, and performed at festivals like SXSW and alongside bands such as The Stray Cats and Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark. While the Mustangs fizzled out in the mid ’90s the band is back with a new name — the Mustangs...
Tags: Music, Virginia, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, West, Soccer, Denmark, Coachella, Orange County, Barnett, Elvis, Sxsw, Bay Area, Edie Brickell, Palomino

Run The Jewels – “Ooh LA LA” (Feat. DJ Premier & Greg Nice)

At one point Run The Jewels promised RTJ4 would be out before Coachella. Thanks to coronavirus, Coachella is postponed, and the rest of the music industry is in chaos. Chaos, though, is RTJ's natural element, so it's good that they're rolling this shit out. More »
Tags: Music, Coachella, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, DJ Premier, Gang Starr, Greg Nice, Nice & Smooth

The National, Soccer Mommy Launching Campaigns To Support Tour Crew During Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many industries aren't able to function normally -- if at all. At this point, the music landscape of 2020 already looks a whole lot different, with everything from major festivals like SXSW and Coachella being postponed or cancelled, tours running into the same fate, and albums being pushed back. So … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Sxsw, The National, Soccer Mommy

Insomniac hosting Beyond Wonderland virtual rave following coronavirus-related postponement

Insomniac wants its followers to “rave responsibly” from the comfort of their own homes during Beyond Wonderland’s virtual rave-a-thon livestream event Friday night from 8 p.m.-midnight. The livestream, available at will feature sets by 4B, Audien, Jack Beats, Kill the Noise, Mija, Party Favor, SayMyName and Wox Motif. Promoters are encouraging fans that tune in to tag #VIRTUALBEYOND on their social media pages to show off how their homes have become a wonderland. Select po...
Tags: Music, California, Youtube, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Concerts, San Bernardino, Insomniac, NOS Event Center, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Sun

'I'm trying to keep the panic down' – the coronavirus impact on music

From singers to a record shop owner and a festival organiser: people in the music business on their struggles in a time of crisis See the coronavirus impact on filmThere isn’t a single part of the music industry that won’t be affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The most obvious are the high profile festival cancellations like Glastonbury and Coachella, and the big stars who are having to postpone tours. But beneath them there is an entire infrastructure of aspiring musicians, session players, ...
Tags: Business, Music, Country, Music Industry, Culture, Pop and rock, Indie, Boris Johnson, Coachella, Glastonbury

Live Performers Now Streaming Shows, from their Homes to Yours: Neil Young, Coldplay, Broadway Stars, Metropolitan Operas & More

You've always read books in the comfort of your own home. Though it may not be the full cinematic experience, you can also watch films there, in a pinch. Now that such a pinch has come, in the form of coronavirus pandemic-related quarantines and other forms of isolation, few art forms must be feeling it more than live music and theatre. Though we've all watched recorded performances now and again, we know full well that nothing can quite replicate the felt energy of the live experience. ...
Tags: Google, Music, New York, Instagram, College, Theatre, San Francisco, House, Broadway, Elton John, Coldplay, Coachella, John Legend, Seoul, Keith Urban, Young

How coronavirus is affecting concerts, tours and festivals, according to industry experts

The novel coronavirus is already rapidly changing the music industry. “The story is constantly evolving,” Billboard’s Steve Knopper said during a streaming panel discussion via FestForums on Monday. “On Friday we still thought there’d be concerts. Now today it seems obviously there’s no concerts, which is crazy. It’s something you never expect to happen.” FestForums, a conference for large and small festival industry leaders, took to Facebook Live to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting and will co...
Tags: Music, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Miami, Coachella, Facebook Live, Concerts, Celine Dion, Juanes, Kirby, Redondo Beach, Indio

The Killers announce August tour dates in Southern California amid current coronavirus concerns for live events

Despite the growing number of postponed and canceled concert and festival events due to coronavirus concerns, the industry continues to soldier on in hopes that by later in the year there will be a significant decrease in the pandemic. Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers have announced its largest global tour to date in support of its new album, “Imploding The Mirage,” which drops on May 29 via Island Records. The band is scheduled to headline Pechanga Arena in San Diego on Aug. 26, the MGM Gr...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Las Vegas, Coachella, Stagecoach, Johnny Marr, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Concerts, Downtown Los Angeles, Indio, MGM Grand Arena

Coachella postponed for 6 months if Coronavirus has its way

Coronavirus is cancelling events all around the world and Coachella are reportedly looking not to cancel but wait half a year to relaunch. As the Coronavirus spreads to countries around the world it is having a harsh impact on events, festivals, conventions and any large gathering, really. Coachella are the latest rumoured to be re-considering plans to go ahead. Coachella is one of the biggest festivals in the world and by that extension brings a lot of people from all over the globe in...
Tags: Music, Virus, Festival, Live Music, Aeg, Coachella, Riverside County, Gigs, Cancel, Goldenvoice, Pandemic, AEG Presents, Postpone, Cancelling, Coronavirus

Coachella and Stagecoach postponement creates potential conflicts with other festivals and tours

Now that festival promoter Goldenvoice has officially announced that its Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival — which typically take place over three consecutive weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club grounds in Indio — will be postponed until October, Southern California is looking at an event-filled fall season. In the wake of the novel coronavirus concerns, Coachella has been moved to Oct. 9-11 and 16-18 while its sister fest Stagecoach has been bu...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, Riverside County, Staples Center, Nick Cave, Concerts, Luke Bryan, Pearl Jam

How Will Festival Cancellations Due To Coronavirus Affect Indie Musicians?

Detroit rockers Dogleg have spent the last several months building a considerable amount of buzz around their debut LP, Melee -- and its release, which is set for this Friday, was perfectly timed with what would've been an all-out performance assault at this year's SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. "We'd been sitting on the record … More »
Tags: Music, Interview, Coachella, Detroit, Sxsw, Sounding Board, Austin Texas, Dogleg, False heads

Treefort Music Fest Postponed Due To Coronavirus, Big Ears Cancelled

In the past few days, the coronavirus outbreak has led to the cancellations or postponements of several big music festivals. Ultra and SXSW won't be happening this year, and Coachella will be delayed until October. And now two imminent festivals -- Boise, Idaho's Treefort Music Fest and Knoxville, Tennessee's … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Sxsw, Knoxville Tennessee, BOISE Idaho, Treefort Music Fest

Treefort Music Fest Postponed Due To Coronavirus

In the past few days, the coronavirus outbreak has led to the cancellations or postponements of several big music festivals. Ultra and SXSW won't be happening this year, and Coachella will be delayed until October. And now the organizers of Boise, Idaho's Treefort Music Fest, which was scheduled to … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Sxsw, BOISE Idaho, Treefort Music Fest

show more filters
September - 2020
October - 2020
November - 2020