Coachella announces 2022 dates as live music makes a comeback

by Helvine Achieng
June 7, 2021

Coachella is back.Coachella is one of California's largest music festivals and was postponed  multiple times throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the dates for its return are set.The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio will be held April 15 to 17 and 22 to 24 of next year, according to the Coachella website.

The  April 2020 festival was postponed to October of that year  out of concern the hundreds of thousands of attendees would further spread Covid-19. It was also scheduled for April of this year before getting canceled again.

Advance ticket sales for the 2022 festival start June 4 at 10 a.m. PT.Stagecoach Festival, which is also held in Indio, announced it will return next spring too: April 29 to May 1. Fans can register on the festival's website to be alerted when an advance sale is announced.

The news of the music festivals' return comes amid a series of comeback announcements: Last month, organizers behind Lollapalooza, Chicago's largest music festival, announced the festival would be back this summer with Covid-19 vaccinations  or negative tests required of all attendees.