Or, to be more exact, Coachella is now on a boat. After the massive success of its two-weekend format this summer, the popular music festival is expanding to two different cruise ship tours this December: a three-day trip around the Bahamas and a four-day trip around Jamaica. Each cruise's lineup features the headliners Pulp and Hot Chip, DJ sets by Girl Talk and James Murphy (formerly of LCD Soundsystem), hip-hop mainstays El-P and Killer Mike, indie rock favorites Sleigh Bells and Black Lips, and more.
As exciting as it might sound, it's gonna cost ya: 500 bucks per person if you don't mind squeezing into a four-person cabin (and that's the cheapest option). But the cost of admission includes lodging, food (but not the alcohol) and the chance to be on a pretty big boat. The cruise ship even hosts a half-acre lawn of grass, just in case you miss the sweet feel of the earth. Heck, who needs college tuition anyway?
The four-day Bonnaroo Music Festival extravaganza in Tennessee just released their lineup. As usual, it's PACKED with blockbuster names and features something for everyone, from Phish and the Beach Boys (!) to Ludacris and Skrillex (and don't forget Bonny Bear!).
You've got your '70s nostalgia with Black Sabbath, your '90s nostalgia with RHCP and At the Drive-In, your 2000s nostalgia with Jack White and Bloc Party, and your Mugatu-style "THEY'RE SO HOT RIGHT NOW" with The Weeknd and Frank Ocean. Looks like a pretty great mix overall (see the full list at Lolla's