All the leaves are brown, and they will be used for crowns.

According to the Desert Sun, Indio, California Mayor Glenn Miller believes a new event is “imminent,” though festival producers Goldenvoice haven’t offered any official comment. The city has an agreement with the festival to keep fists profitably pumping through 2030.

In a 2012 report produced by Development Management Group, it was estimated that Stagecoach and Coachella bring in about $1.4 million for the city. With two extra festivals at peak capacity, that number could rise to about $2.7 million — a little less than 5 percent of the city’s 2015-2016 general fund.


This year’s sold-out Coachella launches its first weekend April 15-17, featuring Sia, Ice Cube, Courtney Barnett(!), and Sufjan Stevens, along with reunions for Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem. Word on any potential dates or line-ups have not been offered up by festival producers.

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