The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, in the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert
The show's emotional zenith came soon after, when Butler stopped to remind the crowd about how Coachella was where Arcade Fire was "introduced to the world in 2005."
After near-perfect renditions of hits "Ready to Start," "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" " Everything Now," and even a stage dive and some crowd surfing from Butler, he asked if it would be ok if he played a new song.
The Goldenvoice-produced event has released set times for its coveted return with Harry Styles headlining the main stage on Friday night at 11:35 p.m., Billie Eilish hitting the stage Saturday night at 11:30 p.m. and Swedish House Mafia x The Weeknd teaming up for a 10:20 slot on Sunday night.
Badbadnotgood will have the final slot on Friday night with a 12:05 a.m. start at the Gobi stage, while the late shifts will go to 21 Savage at the Sahara tent on Saturday and The Blessed Madonna + Honey Dijon at the Mojave on Sunday night.
Doja Cat will perform on the main stage prior to SHM + The Weeknd at 8:30, following a 7 p.m. Karol G performance, Maggie Rogers at 5:45 p.m. and Run the Jewels’ 45-minute play kicking off at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday.
With two canceled years due to the pandemic, the festival has undergone major lineup changes for its 2022 event, including dropping Travis Scott after his own festival, Astroworld, left 10 people dead due to a crowd crush.