January 2, 2017
The Weeknd, Beyoncé and Eminem are headlining the 19th Coachella Music and Arts Festival, which will take place April 13 to April 15 and April 20 to April 22 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. (Beyoncé was set to headline the event in 2017, but she cancelled due to her pregnancy. Lady Gaga replaced her at Coachella that year.)
Other artists announced as Coachella 2018 performers include SZA, HAIM, ODESZA, Kygo Jamiroquai, Tyler the Creator, David Byrne, Portgual. The Man, Migos, Cardi B, A Perfect Circle, Miguel, alt-J, the War on Drugs, Post Malone and Fleet Foxes. Passes go on sale at 12 p.m. Pacific Time on January 5, 2018.
Coachella, which is produced by Goldenvoice, is the world’s biggest annual music festival, in terms of revenue from ticket sales. According to Billboard, the 2017 Coachella festival had $114.6 million in ticket sales, making it not only the highest-grossing annual music festival but also the highest-grossing music festival of all time.