The first trailer for Coachella’s YouTube documentary, “20 Years In The Desert,” has been released.
Together, the festival and the industry titan in video production will create a documentary that will trace the event’s development since its inception in 1999.
On April 10, when its first of two weekends was supposed to start, it will make its YouTube debut.
In addition to performances by Radiohead, Eilish, Kanye West, Madonna, Daft Punk, Travis Scott, Rage Against the Machine, LCD Soundsystem, Pixies,
Swedish House Mafia, Jane’s Addiction, The White Stripes, Beck, Björk, and others, Coachella promised “never-before-seen” footage.
Coachella made the decision to postpone the event until October on March 10 in reaction to the coronavirus outbreak.
In a statement, the festival’s organizers, Goldenvoice, revealed that the new dates for the Indio, California event are October 9–11 and October 16–18.
Originally, Travis Scott, Rage Against the Machine, and Frank Ocean were set to headline Coachella’s first weekend on April 10.
The country music festival Stagecoach, which is also held in Indio and featured Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Eric Church this year, will move from April 24-26 to October 23–25, according to Goldenvoice.
‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Premieres
Watch the teaser featuring interviews with Ice Cube, Perry Farrell, Billie Eilish, Moby, and more here:
For the first time, “Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert” pulls up the vault to showcase the performances and behind-the-scenes tales that helped to build the
music festival. A key performance by some of the biggest names in music, including Billie Eilish, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Travis Scott, BLACKPINK, LCD
Soundsystem, Rage Against The Machine, Pixies, Swedish House Mafia, Jane’s Addiction, Björk, The White Stripes, Madonna, Moby, Beck, Radiohead, and
more, can be seen in the documentary. It also features exclusive, never-before-seen footage and interviews
Chris Perkel is the director and producer of “Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert.” Executive producers include Paul Tollett and Raymond Leon Roker. AEG
Studios are collaborating with Goldenvoice and Hamsterdam on the documentary.
The documentary, featuring performances and artist’s interviews from the past two decades, will stream for free on YouTube at the exact time the doors of this
year’s festivals were originally scheduled to open.
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