Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival04.24.08   |   Posted in: Events, Music   |   By: Kellis Landrum
Tags: Coachella, Everyone Else, Los Angeles, Prince
As you probably already know, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival is this weekend. This has become the defacto west coast jam over the last few years, and this year the purple one himself, Prince will be reigning down on saturday night.
In all honestly though, we kinda liked it better when it was just one day of cream of the crop talent, because-
A. It’s in the middle of the frickin desert.
B. Where as it used to be all the indie A listers for any given year, there are so many slots to fill over 3 days you get into a lot of B and C list territory (Dwight Yoakam??? Where are the Arcade Fire and LCD Sound System?).
Never the less, there are no doubt quite a few great acts to catch, with of course the inevitable over laps (who’s the jack ass that put JUSTICE and Chromeo in the same time slot?). But we’ll be sure and post our pix next week in case you can’t make it. For those of you who can and get some good photos, be sure and send your best shots to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell everyone else “Doooooode, (your favorite band) was sick, you shoulda been there.”