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Good News, Music Lovers

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Sources reveal exclusively to PerezHilton.com that the Coachella Music Festival is heading east this year!

"In addition to having the festival outside of Palm Springs, like they do every year, this year they're mounting an east coast version of Coachella in New York or possibly New Jersey," an insider tells us.

The East coast version is expected to be a few months after the Cali affair. "It should be in August," we're told.

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61 comments to “Good News, Music Lovers”

  1. Leah says – reply to this



  2. OJ SIMPLETON says – reply to this



  3. Eric The Midget says – reply to this


    Who gives a fuck!!!!!!! More Britney!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Samantha says – reply to this


    yeah!!!!! nj!!!

  5. Custom Roses says – reply to this


    East Coast Represent!


  6. smurf says – reply to this



  7. Whitey says – reply to this


    You should be happy "Chanklas"!

  8. spencver says – reply to this



  9. Will says – reply to this


    is this the vineland festival thats been announced????

  10. cock says – reply to this


    everyone hates the east coast.
    expecially maine.

  11. janine loves chris says – reply to this



  12. Brandon says – reply to this


    First, for the 2nd tyme BITCHES!!

  13. MARLI Q says – reply to this


    who even goes? like fall out boy??? jonas brothers???

  14. MARLI Q says – reply to this


    who even goes? like fall out boy??? jonas brothers???

  15. Sienna50 says – reply to this


    Sweet. Finally a good festival on the east

  16. Kristin says – reply to this


    omfg! if this is true, Im seriously gonna die of happiness!!!!

  17. cdub says – reply to this


    NOT VINELAND - that is put on by the Reading/Leeds Festival people.

  18. cdub says – reply to this


    Perez wouldn't like the bands they book - they actually have talent.

  19. costamesaboy says – reply to this


    shitney spears 4 president!!!!!!!! >>>>>>>> EAST COAST, whatever? woodstock dude

  20. Melanie says – reply to this


    Re: MARLI Q
    are you kidding me?!
    coachella is one of the most incredible music festivals out there!
    quality bands play.
    don't be such an ignorant dick

  21. v says – reply to this


    fucking amazing! east coast baby!

  22. ashley says – reply to this


    yeah!! thank you for the heads up!

  23. perezlover oh yeahhhh says – reply to this


    wow some ppl have no lives do u just come on this site to talk crap about perez well i have news for u u have no life geez ur on his website dumb shits!!!

  24. Miss Luciee Loo says – reply to this


    Re: MARLI Q

    Shit stain!

  25. butterflysoup says – reply to this


    It's California, not Cali.

  26. mizzle says – reply to this


    OMFG!! ok so no joke coachella HAS to come east…even if it is nj! when are they going to announce their lineup??

  27. brianna hardy says – reply to this


    The east coast could use a little west coast fun!

  28. indiores says – reply to this


    that is not cool for us indio residents. we love the fact that this festival is held in this city…and now they want to hold it where its not even fun to be. i mean theres already lollapaloza, bamboozle, and now they want to add this to the east coast lineup already. SHIT IS WEAK!!!
    goldenvoice needs to quit acting a damn fool and keep it strictly california…

  29. 1979 says – reply to this


    love coachella but..
    why cant they have it some other time of the year or some other city where its not so hot
    last year it fet like my face was melting

  30. shoopidoop says – reply to this


    it's not gonna be nearly as AMAZING as it is in california…sorry new york, you just cant beat the scenery and people.

  31. lies says – reply to this


    this is crap…one of the artists i work with has already received their contract and it's the exact same format and location as last year

  32. mimi says – reply to this


    OMG, I really want to believe this!

  33. Coachella Freak says – reply to this


    Two things for all you stupid readers:

    1. Perez did not say it was moving from Indio. He said they would have an East Coast version.

    2. Goldenvoice, the organizers of Coachella, is an LA-area concert promoter. They have no ties and no reason to get in the business of having a festival in NY or NJ. If there was reason enough to do it, then it would have already been done by the countless promoters already in that area.

  34. Sara says – reply to this


    I live in New York and go every year to Coachella, the whole romance and excitement about it is being in the beautiful desert, with loads of diverse people, all coming together to watch fantastic bands. Even though you could have the great people and great bands in NY or NJ, the whole experience would not be the same for me at all. Not having those gorgeous mountains to look at for one, would be a killer.
    I saw Daft Punk at Coachella and it was easily the best experience ever, then a year later saw them in NY and it lacked the atmosphere completely…..

  35. JUMPEDTHESHARK says – reply to this


    Whhhhhoooopsies! They Jumped the Shark… No good. no good at all. Don;t get all greedy or you might end up like Lolapalooza. Kinda turns me off a lot.

  36. jchimpo says – reply to this


    This blows. Our only sanctuary is going to be emulated and moving east??? Why GoldenVoice?? WHY?????

  37. Joey Travolta says – reply to this


    Word on the street is the top acts of this year's fest are: No Doubt, Coldplay, Soundgarden, Portishead, Pulp, Kanye West, My Bloody Valentine, Death Cab for Cutie, The Chemical Bros, Basement Jaxx, and Rihanna.

    An east coast Coachella is bullshit. It's named Coachella because it's in the Coachella Valley. The organizers, or another company, could definitely try to have a similar festival on the east coast, yes, but it would not be called Coachella. Actually, attempts are being made to throw the first Vineland music festival in Jersey as we speak.

  38. ciara says – reply to this


    here's an exclusive.

  39. NYC_says_LA_is_Shitty says – reply to this


    Leave this shitty fest on the shitty west coast

  40. aimee says – reply to this


    YAY its gonna be in ny i wil be there does any one know who is performing is mika gonna be there i am planning on following his tours this summer when the dates are released

  41. anonymoose says – reply to this


    California is not superior when it comes to festivals anymore.

    CA took Bamboozle from us, so we take Coachella.


  42. rk says – reply to this


    coachella music festival happens in the town of coachella - duh! why would you move a festival rooted in its location and not change its name? this is a cheap ploy, don't buy tickets.

  43. J-Man says – reply to this


    HEY! No fair! East coast has Lollapalooza. Coachella is West coast exclusive, and it should stay that way dammit!

    PS, I hope Radiohead headlines this year!

  44. jman says – reply to this


    The lineup is announced January 21st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  45. YayforKay says – reply to this


    Coachella rocks! I am so stoked for them to announce the line up. I have been the past two years and it's the shizzle for sure!

  46. YayforKay says – reply to this


    Coachella rocks! I am so stoked for them to announce the line up. I have been the past two years and it's the shizzle for sure!

  47. YayforKay says – reply to this


    Re: Sara – Hell yeah! Daft Punk at Coachella was easily the best show I have ever seen!

  48. yayforkay says – reply to this


    Re: rk – Actually, it's in the town of Indio in the Coachella valley.

  49. Jen says – reply to this


    I'am from palmsprings and this is one of the biggest events for the coachella valley.Yeah when i read this for the first time i was mad. Goldenvoice should not have other version on the east coast!!. ITs the one and only Coachella Fest and should be kept that way!!!..They are taking away the beauty of our mountains and the atompshpere and the reason people come around the world to experience this shit!! WOrd!

  50. KELLY says – reply to this





  51. Hal says – reply to this


    This ain't happening folks, Perez' source is full of it.

  52. sUPER fAN says – reply to this


    Okay, first off:
    The fact that perezhilton knows anything about coachella angers me, I go on this website as a guilty pleasure but the last thing i need is to go to coachella and bump into a crowd of celebrity fanatics who arent there for the music. We all know perez doesnt have an ear for music but only for gossip.
    second, the east coast can have another festival but nothing will ever top coachella, where else is there a dessert in new york? didnt think so.

  53. Jordan Anderson says – reply to this


    Perez you should dig deep and try and find out some performers for Coachella 2008……do it!

  54. Vanessa G says – reply to this


    OMG THis ROCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKSSSS!!!!!……Come to Elizabeth, NJ…Wouldnt that be something…haha

  55. Phil says – reply to this


    the Vineland Music Festival in NJ ?? (thats in august but still in a midst of getting the permits and stuff cause of neighbors in town who dont want it)

  56. Festival Preview says – reply to this


    We'll be covering this festival at festivalpreview.com.

  57. David says – reply to this


    WHY??! Coachella has THE BEST artists/bands. And it better stay that way :)
    They East Coast has SO many festivals, Coachella is the only one worth going to on the West Coast… for now! :)

  58. jersey gal says – reply to this


    they should deff have it in new jersey…ny is overrated

  59. callie says – reply to this


    NOOO!!! If Coachella leaves Indio this year I can guarantee there will be an uproar about such a fucking douche bag decision. Just because the east coast cannot concoct their own grandiose music festival does not mean that they should steal ours!

  60. funball says – reply to this


    this sounds like the vineland festival to me too. can't be 100% sure. rumor has it that the line up is killer as well. just as good as the other summer festivals. to be continued… we shall see!

  61. alison says – reply to this


    Re: cdub – wrong. i think that this one is being put on by the people that do the austin festival. is it a brit based crew? not sure. this is just some of the stuff i've heard about the Vineland rumored festival.