Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival released their 2017 lineup last week, and within hours of the tickets going on sale, 3-day passes had entirely sold out. The festival, which will take place over two consecutive weekends (April 14-16 and April 23-23), will feature huge names at the top of the bill, including Beyonce, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar.
Fans looking to grab tickets for Coachella will now have to rely strictly on the secondary market for passes, and in typical festival fashion, 3-day passes will not be cheap. With just over three months before the festival launches, 3-day passes for Coachella are averaging an impressive $870, with the cheapest pass starting at $505, according to ticket aggregator TicketIQ.
Radiohead will perform the headlining spot on Friday, and other artists like Father John Misty, Empire of the Sun, DJ Shadow, Glass Animals, Mac Miller and Travis Scott will perform that day as well. Scheduled for Saturday night will be Beyonce as the headliner, along with performances from Bon Iver, Two Door Cinema, Martin Garrix and Gucci Mane. Kendrick Lamar will close the festival on Sunday, along with appearances from Lorde, Justice, Porter Robinson, Future Islands and DJ Khaled. Many other artists are also lined up to perform throughout the star-studded weekend.
As always, Coachella will offer not only a concert but an experience for fans in attendance across the three-day weekend. Art exhibits, including displays from both established and upcoming artists, along with a wide variety of specialty cocktails, microbrews, and over 100 food vendors will be held throughout the festival grounds, and at The Craft Beer Barn.
A ticket to attend last year's Coachella averaged $871, and featured artists such as Guns N' Roses, LCD Soundsystem and Calvin Harris as festival headliners. Although this year's prices remain consistent on average thus far, Coachella passes are likely to be some of the priciest festival passes of 2017.
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