Coachella Sued Over Radius Clauses, Which Suck for Bands and Fans

Radius clauses are an annoyance at pretty much every level of the music business. Written into the contract that an artist signs with a venue…
Andy Cush / April 10, 2018

The Owner of Coachella Is Still Donating Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Republicans

This time last year, just as Coachella announced its lineup, the owner of its parent company was forced to defend himself against reignited criticism of his monetary support for…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2018

Four Women Detail Alleged Sexual Misconduct by FYF Fest Founder Sean Carlson

Late Monday, November 13, prominent festival promoter and Coachella operator Goldenvoice announced it had ended its relationship with Sean Carlson, founder of the Los Angeles…
Anna Gaca / November 15, 2017

Goldenvoice Ends Partnership With FYF Fest Founder Sean Carlson

Goldenvoice, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, has split with Sean Carlson, the founder of its annual FYF Fest in Los Angeles.
Billboard / November 14, 2017

Coachella Owner, Who Donated to Anti-Gay Causes as Recently as 2014, Dismisses Criticism as “Fake News”

This week, the internet revisited old criticisms of Philip Anschutz, owner of AEG, a media conglomerate whose holdings include the Coachella Valley Music and Arts…
Andy Cush / January 6, 2017