Billie Eilish, Harry Styles and Ye (formerly known as Kanye West) are being rumored as headliners for the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Billboard reported Wednesday.
The festival was initially supposed to be headlined by Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean. However, festival co-founder Paul Tollett confirmed in August that Ocean would instead perform at Coachella 2023, and Scott was removed from the lineup following his controversial Astrowolrd festival in Houston where 10 attendees died in November.
Billboard also reported that Rage Against the Machine would not perform but did not provide a reason.
Festival organizers have yet to post an official lineup for the upcoming festival.
Coachella, which was previously postponed multiple times due to the coronavirus pandemic, is slated for the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24.
Organizers previously indicated ticket purchases for the previous dates will be honored on the new dates for both festivals. Goldenvoice said pass holders should have received an email with instructions for requesting a refund or rolling over for the new dates.
Meanwhile, Coachella’s sister country music festival Stagecoach is slated for April 29 to May 1 — one week after weekend two of Coachella — with Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and Luke Combs as the top acts at the annual three-day event.
Rhett will headline the first night of the festival, which will also feature Brandi Carlile and Ryan Hurd. Underwood will headline Saturday, preceded by Cody Jinks and Jimmie Allen. Sunday’s finale will be headlined by Combs, and also feature the Black Crowes, Cody Johnson, Smokey Robinson and the Mavericks.
Additional information about Coachella can be accessed at www.coachella.com.
More information about Stagecoach is at www.stagecoachfestival.com.
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