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Coachella, Stagecoach Music Fests Are Officially Cancelled

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Festival-goers are seen during the 2019 Coachella Festival, the last time it actually happened pre-pandemic. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters.)
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It's official.

The Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, which were planned for April in Indio, have been cancelled due to the pandemic.

Riverside County Public Health Director, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, made the announcement today. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2020 was originally scheduled for last April. It got moved to October and then pushed, again, to this April.

Stagecoach, its country music counterpart, faced the same back-and-forth.

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Even though both festivals have been cancelled, it's unclear if there are plans to still hold them at some point this year at the Empire Polo Club -- where they're usually held -- and if any of the scheduled acts will perform.

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