The S.S. Coachella brings promoter Goldenvoice's signature brand to the Atlantic Ocean.Concert promoter Goldenvoice has been expanding its Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival yearly, but few would have guessed that the next move for the Southern California music franchise would stretch its reach from the Colorado Desert to the Atlantic Ocean. This winter the festival, established in Indio in 1999, will take to the seas for the first time via the S.S. Coachella cruise.
With music festivals on an upswing, Mumford & Sons, Metallica, Jay-Z and others are getting in on the act too, featuring a mix of influences and current favorites.This post has been corrected. Details at the bottom.
Pitbull headed to Alaska Wal-Mart after online meme exiles him
Pack up the snowshoes, rustle up the Siberian shepherds, and put on the ski goggles: Pitbull is headed to Alaska. After the mega-retailer Wal-Mart announced a contest to sponsor a Pitbull appearance at the store location in their chain with the most Facebook "likes," a community of smart alecks banded together to exile the Miami-born Cuban American to one of the most obscure locations in the company's vast chain: Kodiak, Alaska, which sits on Kodiak Island just south of the Alaskan mainland and is, according to the writer who started the movement, "bear infested."
On Tuesday night, Frank Ocean got into a car crash on the way to one of the most prominent shows of his short but already transcendent career. He was headed to a sold-out Wiltern, capacity 2,300, and lucky for us, he ultimately made it without any visible injuries.??