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Coachella 2024 day two: Tyler the Creator joined by A$AP Rocky and Donald Glover for headline set

Saturday at Coachella saw Paris Hilton playing cornhole with Vampire Weekend and Grimes suffering a major technical malfunction. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the festival’s final day

Kevin E G Perry
Friday 12 April 2024 13:18 BST
Gwen Stefani teases No Doubt's Coachella appearance with behind-the-scenes rehearsal

Tyler, the Creator delivered a sharp, varied and spectacular headline set on the Saturday night of this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2024, joined by guests including Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), A$AP Rocky, Charlie Wilson and Kali Uchs.

Earlier, No Doubt’s first show in nine years saw a special guest appearance from Olivia Rodrigo, Paris Hilton played cornhole with Vampire Weekend and Grimes suffered “major technical difficulties”.

On the opening Friday night of the festival, Lana Del Rey was joined by Billie Eilish and Jon Batiste during her rapturously received and beautifully staged headline performance.

Earlier in the day there had been performances from rising Mexican singer Peso Pluma, rapper Lil Uzi Vert, French dance act Justice and a history-making set from K-pop boyband Ateez. Shakira made a surprise appearance during DJ Bizarrap’s set, and announced a new world tour while she was there.

Doja Cat is set to close the festival tonight. The second weekend will take place from Friday 19 April to Sunday 21 April, with the same artists performing at both events.

Asides from its reputation for drawing influencers, many celebrities have been known to attend the event over the years, with Vanessa Hudgens being unofficially dubbed the Queen of Coachella. This year, even power couple Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce have made the trip out to the desert - clearly not put off by reports of ridiculous traffic jams and overpriced burritos.

The festival also includes some must-see art installations, food and drink, and immersive experiences for ticket holders, which you can read about here.


Coachella 2024 begins!

Lana Del Rey will return to Coachella music festival to kick off headline performances across the first weekend of the performing arts event.

The Californian festival takes place over two weekends from 12-14 April and 19-21 April, and will feature other headline performances from Tyler, The Creator; Doja Cat; and a No Doubt reunion with Gwen Stefani.

US singer Del Rey, who rose to fame in 2012 with Born To Die, will headline the Friday slot at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, having last appeared at the festival during her debut in 2014.

The Summertime Sadness star was scheduled to feature in the 2020 line-up, which was cancelled amid the Covid pandemic.

The 38-year-old hit the headlines last year after she arrived late for her performance at the BST Hyde Park festival in London, just weeks after her microphone was cut off at Glastonbury when her set overran because of her late arrival.

Reporting by Press Association

Roisin O'Connor12 April 2024 13:22

Gwen Stefani teases No Doubt's Coachella appearance with behind-the-scenes rehearsal

Gwen Stefani teases No Doubt's Coachella appearance with behind-the-scenes rehearsal
Roisin O'Connor12 April 2024 13:45

Get ready for the flood of influencers... and maybe some music, too

Coachella, renowned for attracting celebrities and influencers from across the world, will also see Friday performances from Mexican singer Peso Pluma, South Korean DJ and singer Peggy Gou and US star Sabrina Carpenter – who has just finished opening for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour.

British musical stars descending on the desert also include British DJ duo Anti Up and Gorgon City, MC and rapper Skepta, and indie pop star The Japanese House, real name Amber Bain.

Daisy Jones & The Six star Suki Waterhouse, who recently gave birth to her first child with Twilight actor Robert Pattinson, is also billed to perform at the festival on Friday.

The British actor, model and singer confirmed she had given birth earlier this month by sharing a sun-kissed Polaroid of her cradling her child, who was wrapped in a blanket adorned with love hearts.

She later described having her first child as a “humbling” experience.

The return of Coachella comes after it ran into problems with headline acts over the last two years.

Last year, Frank Ocean pulled out of his second headline performance because of a leg injury, while Kanye West, also known as Ye, was due to headline in 2022 but the line-up was updated weeks before the event.

Reporting by Press Association

Inga Parkel12 April 2024 14:01

Good luck spotting our roving reporter Kevin E G Perry at this year’s festival

If you want something amusing to remind you why you’re better off at home, my colleague Kevin has revisited his painful past and written about the time we sent him to Coachella. Suffice to say, he didn’t have the best of time. It was, in fact, the worst of times:

Why wild horses couldn’t drag me back to Coachella

There comes a point when even the lowliest rock hack has to take a stand and say: ‘You can’t legally force me to go back to Coachella.’ Kevin E G Perry has reached that limit

Roisin O'Connor12 April 2024 14:31

Suki Waterhouse shares ironic Coachella video featuring 'topless Robert Pattinson'

Suki Waterhouse shares ironic Coachella video featuring 'topless Robert Pattinson'
Roisin O'Connor12 April 2024 15:01

From surplus of sunscreen to comfy shoes: Here’s how to survive Coachella 2024

Music lovers and influencers alike are descending upon the California desert to join in on the annual revelry and chaos that takes place at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

This year, the first weekend of the 2024 Coachella festival begins on Friday 12 April until Sunday 14 April, followed by its second weekend on Friday 19 April to Sunday 21 April. Lana Del Rey, Tyler the Creator, and Doja Cat will headline both weekends, along with performances from Gwen Stefani’s reformed ska punk band No Doubt, rapper Ice Spice, and Mexican artist Peso Pluma.

As someone who has been there and done that, there are certain must-haves and things to avoid that I certainly would’ve benefited from knowing as a first-timer and not-so-seasoned festival attendee. First and foremost, whatever you’re wearing truly doesn’t matter. You will most likely give up on looking somewhat chic by day three, and may resort to wearing an ill-fitting band tee and cutoffs and call it a day...

Surplus of sunscreen and comfy shoes: Here’s how to survive Coachella 2024

For eager festival-goers, here’s a guide on how to survive Coachella 2024

Olivia Herbert12 April 2024 15:31

No Doubt reunites in rehearsals for upcoming Coachella performance

In preparation for their highly anticipated reunion this weekend, No Doubt took the (practice) stage last month to rehearse their upcoming set.

Watch a teaser of Gwen Stefani, drummer Adrian Young, guitarist Tom Dumont and bassist Tony Kanal’s performance below.

Inga Parkel12 April 2024 16:00

Full 2024 Coachella lineup

In January, Coachella announced its full 2024 lineup, with Lana Del Rey, Tyler the Creator and Doja Cat set for headline performances.

Today’s bill, which Del Rey will headline, also features rising Mexican singer Peso Pluma, rapper Lil Uzi Vert and French dance act Justice.

Saturday, headlined by Tyler, the Creator, will see performances from Britpop survivors Blur, New York rapper Ice Spice and electronic artist Grimes.

The Sunday lineup, topped by Doja Cat, also includes Colombian singer J Balvin, LA-born singer Jhené Aiko and Mean Girls star Reneé Rapp.

Find the full lineup below

Lana Del Rey, Tyler, the Creator and Doja Cat set to headline Coachella 2024 (Getty)

Bill also features Blur, J Balvin and a reunion for Gwen Stefani’s ska punks No Doubt

Inga Parkel12 April 2024 16:30

Every single Coachella headliner and lineup poster since the California festival began

Ahead of Coachella’s highly-anticipated return, we’ve backtracked through the event’s musical evolution. From its early 2000s rock years to more recent pop and rap marquee names, we’ve also included every single one of the festival’s iconic lineup posters.

Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Drake – Coachella headliners (Getty Images)

Throughout its 24 years, the desert festival has led with the biggest names in music. Inga Parkel runs through Coachella’s entire history of star-studded headliners since 1999 ahead of the 2023 event

Inga Parkel12 April 2024 17:00

Most iconic celebrity moments at Coachella

Each year, thousands of music lovers flock to the middle of the desert in Indio, California, to hear the biggest names in the music industry put on some show-stopping performances. The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which takes place across two weekends this month, will once again be a three-day festival to remember… but not just because of its star-studded lineup.

Read more:

Beyoncé (Getty Images for Coachella)

Ahead of Coachella 2024, here’s a look back at some of the most iconic moments in the festival’s history

Inga Parkel12 April 2024 17:30

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