Coachella postponing 2020 edition due to coronavirus concerns


Coachella will be moved from April to October.

The Californian festival will postpone this year’s edition as concerns over the coronavirus outbreak grows. Variety has gathered the news from multiple sources and New York Magazine contributor Yashar Ali has tweeted about it today (10 March).

The news comes amidst a string of cancellations. SXSW and Ultra Festival have both cancelled their upcoming editions.

There are currently five confirmed cases of coronavirus in Riverside County, CA. Warnings to avoid large gatherings have been issued.

UPDATE 23:20 GMT: Coachella has officially been postponed until October, a statement from organisers Goldenvoice confirms. Read it in full below.