The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been canceled.
According to Billboard, the annual mega music festival has canceled its dates for April 2021. The announcement was made by Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the public health officer for Riverside Country, where the event is held. The officer announced on Twitter.
“Due to the pandemic, Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser today (Jan. 29) signed a public health order canceling Coachella Valley Music and Arts, Stagecoach Country Music festivals planned for April 2021. We look forward to when the events may return,” he wrote on the social media platform. “Please read the updated link for the Public Health order here,” he added with a link to the public health orders of that county.
For now, there are no details on whether or not the festival will be rescheduled. The event was initially planned for April 9 to the 11 and from the 16 to the 18. The event has been rescheduled three times now since the outbreak of coronavirus.
Artists that were set to perform included headliners Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, and Rage Against the Machine. Initially, the performances were moved to early October. After that, it was pushed to June, and then October dates were canceled. This is the third time since 2000 that the festival has been canceled, Billboard reports.