As we’ve reported for weeks and as Billboard confirms today, next year’s edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will take place from April 16-18, 2010 at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California.
So far, there is one confirmation, Mexican alternative band Zoé, while Pavement, Pretty Lights, and The Raveonettes all are heavily rumored. There is also speculation that Thom Yorke and Jack White will appear, but in what form — Radiohead vs. solo; The Dead Weather vs. White Stripes vs. solo — remains unclear. As always, stay tuned to our Coachella Outlook page for all the latest confirmations and rumors.
In semi-related news, Coachella’s sister festival, the country-oriented Stagecoach Music Festival, unveiled its 2010 bill today. Among the highlights to appear at the festival, which takes place from April 24-25, 2010 in Indio, CA, are Keith Urban, Toby Keith, Brooks & Dunn, Sugarland, Phil Vassar, Merle Haggard, and The Avett Brothers. Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, October 16th via Ticketmaster.com.