INDIO (CNS) – 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 today.
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
Coachella, which was previously postponed multiple times due to the
coronavirus pandemic, is slated for the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-
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
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
Additional information about Coachella can be accessed at
More information about Stagecoach is at http://www.stagecoachfestival.com.
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