More than 100 firefighters are battling a huge bush inferno just miles from the Coachella music festival site in California. The blaze was just 10 per cent contained as at least 15 acres of palm trees and dry brush burned in Riverside County. The alarm was raised just after 4.30am local time on Sunday as the fire spread about six miles from the Coachella site. Up to 50 acres of land was at risk as the blaze spread, said the Riverside County Fire Department. Firefighters announced just after 8am local time that the forward spread of the blaze had been stopped and the inferno was 10 per cent contained. There were no reports of injuries or evacuations. At least 18 fire engines were on scene in Coachella, about 130 miles east of Los Angeles, as well as a bulldozer which was moving earth and vegetation to stop flames from spreading. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Firefighters were working to contain the inferno as the Coachella music festival is held this weekend in nearby … [Read more...] about Firefighters battle huge bush inferno near Coachella music festival site
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There were moments of panic at the Coachella music festival in California when a fire broke out after the first night of performances. Footage posted online shows flames ripping through a shower block in a campground where hundreds of revellers are staying for the weekend. One camper ran out wearing only a towel and eexplosions were heard as the fire spread, witnesses wrote on Twitter. Security guards shouted at people to flee the area as the blaze burned out of control. A camper tweeted video of flames shooting into the air with the caption: "Coachella just turned into a FIRE FEST. The showers just exploded!!" Are you at Coachella? Email [email protected] Another camper wrote: "Showers at Coachella campground caught on fire... 'everybody out of the showers now!' - someone in their towel running out." The blaze broke out after the first night of the festival came to a close with a performance by Childish Gambino. The festival is held over two weekends. Earlier this month, a worker … [Read more...] about Fire breaks out at Coachella music festival as revellers urged to flee
LANSING, MI -- Grammy award-winning recording artist, producer, DJ and songwriter Zedd will bring his summer tour to the Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing, it was announced today by festival organizers.The tour includes Playboi Carti, DJ Elephante and Yung Gravy. The show is June 28, 2019.Single day tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22. Tickets can be purchased online at www.commongroundfest.com. Zedd -- in case you didn’t know -- made his debut with “Clarity,” which earned him a GRAMMY in 2014 and since then has broken a lot of doors in the music world. He remains a hot artist on the festival circuit and even plays two dates, April 14 and 21, at the prominent Coachella Music Festival 2019.He has worked with a variety of acts, including Alessia Cara, Selena Gomez, Aloe Blacc, Ellie Goulding and most recently Katy Perry. Their single “365,” which was released in February, has 44 million views on YouTube.Watch the video here:His biggest hit, … [Read more...] about Grammy award-winning artist Zedd brings his tour to Common Ground Music Festival
COACHELLA the highlight of California's festival season, attracting a whole host of A-list celebs and glam fashionistas. The 2018 line-up is bigger and better than ever, but who's performing and how can you get tickets? Here is what you need to know... When is Coachella 2018? Coachella takes place over two three-day weekends in the summer. This year, Weekend One ran last weekend- from April 13-15, and Weekend Two from April 20-22. It's the same line-up for both weekends, so you won't miss out whichever one you pick. Coachella, which has been running since 1999, is now one of the US' most successful music festivals. It attracts a quarter of a million people across the two weekends - to the Empire Polo Club site in Indio Valley, near Palm Springs. Who's in the line-up for Coachella 2018? The Weeknd (Friday), Beyonce (Saturday) and Eminem (Sunday) are all headlining Coachella in 2018. The full line-up was announced on Twitter at midnight between January 2 and 3 our time, sending fans into … [Read more...] about When is Coachella 2018, who’s in the line-up with Eminem and Beyonce and where is the festival held?
Polo has a bad reputation for being a leisure activity of ultra-wealthy snobs. It's an image that Ty MacCarty, of Horseplay.TV in Littleton, is trying to change. To make the sport more accessible to the masses, MacCarty imagined PoloFest, a music festival/polo tournament headlined by Phantogram, with support from Quinn XCII. The festival, which will be held in August on the grounds of the Denver Polo Club in Sedalia, will include a kids' tournament in the morning followed by a concert, a women’s tournament followed by another performance, and an open tournament followed by more music. “We’re trying to change the perception of the sport,” says MacCarty, a former polo player himself. “A lot of people think it’s a big-hat-wearing, high-end event, which sometimes it is, but we’re opening it up by making it more inclusive with the music and casual attire.” The festival began last year and was headlined by Boombox. This year, MacCarty and … [Read more...] about Phantogram Will Headline PoloFest, a Music Festival/Polo Tournament