Iconic American music festival Coachella has officially been moved from its original April dates to October amidst growing Coronavirus concerns. Coachella, which hosts over 250,000 people is considered one of the world’s most profitable music festivals and is known to draw in some of the world’s most influential and high-profile performers and guests.
Goldenvoice, Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival’s organizer confirmed in a statement that, “At the direction of the County of Riverside and local health authorities, we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Coachella due to COVID-19 concerns. While this decision comes at a time of universal uncertainty, we take the safety and health of our guests, staff and community very seriously. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials.”
Coachella 2020 has now been scheduled to take place from 9th to 11th of October and the organizers have made arrangements to accommodate ticket refunds for guests who are unable to make the new dates. Goldenvoice has ot shed any light as to whether or not the original line-up will still be able to partake in the event on the new dates.