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No Doubt Sets Reunion For Coachella 2024 – Billboard


Coachella has all the time flexed its muscle as one of many world’s most influential music festivals by reserving big-name reunions and comeback reveals that followers can’t see wherever else. The desert fest hosted the reunion of Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg (and the now-fabled 2Pac hologram) in 2012 and the return of Outkast in 2014. Prince melted faces off in 2008 when he was a last-minute add to the lineup, which additionally included Roger Waters and Kraftwerk.  

Round 2017, promoter Goldenvoice started transferring away from these sorts of mega-watt reunions and glitzy legacy acts — a long-established a part of the Coachella model — in favor for world pop stars with bookings like Woman Gaga, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande and Harry Kinds. An try at a traditional Coachella reunion had a false begin with the tried Rage In opposition to the Machine headlining set in 2020 canceled (together with the remainder of the pageant) as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Different legacy artists, in the meantime, have been re-allocated to 2016’s Desert Journey and 2023’s Energy Journey, which Goldenvoice additionally hosted on the Empire Polo Membership and focused older demographics with artists together with Bob Dylan, Neil Younger, The Rolling Stones, Metallica and Instrument — any of whom in earlier years may have been Coachella headliners.

However Coachella has by no means fully deserted this reserving technique, and the 2024 lineup suggests a renewed curiosity to lean that approach.  

This lineup, introduced Wednesday, encompasses a wholesome dose of ‘90s alt-rock alums with No Doubt, Elegant and Deftones, who this yr really feel newly minted as legacy acts with the status introduced by a splashy Coachella look. (Even when in some instances, they’ve been persistently touring and/or recording for many years.)

As Coachella ages — now with 25 years of expertise below its belt — so too has nostalgia for newer eras of music able to be mined for bookings. This yr’s embrace of ‘90s/Y2K artists had a profitable check case in 2023, when Coachella added a reunited classic-lineup Blink-182 to the invoice the day earlier than the pageant started. The success of that reserving — the trio, which hadn’t performed collectively since 2015 and which packed the huge Sahara Tent after which grew to become the weekend two Sunday night time headliners after Frank Ocean dropped out — demonstrated an appetitive for millennial nostalgia amongst attendees.

As Goldenvoice has accomplished deftly in years previous, with this by way of line Coachella has delivered on a requirement that solely lately taken type. The latest re-mainstreaming of alt-rock and guitar music generally by way of crossover artists like Olivia Rodrigo and Machine Gun Kelly possible performed a component. And with typically fewer confirmed trendy acts of their dimension to assemble lineups from, the attract of recognizable previous hitmakers is larger than it has been in a very long time.  

Listed here are the acts Coachella 2024 is placing ahead to fulfill this historic factor of the lineup.



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