Coachella 2016: 5 Ways to Follow Along on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / April 14, 2016

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, April 10, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, April 10, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Coachella Weekend 1 is here and officially kicks off “festival season” in the United States. If you’re lucky enough to be going to the event, you’re looking at a Guns & Roses reunion, LCD Soundsystem’s return from retirement, a surprise performance from Kesha and more music than is humanly possible to consume in one weekend. Anyone following along can stream parts of the festival online, and flip through these Flipboard collections for the latest news, fashion and music.

  1. Coachella Magazine: This Flipboard-curated magazine not only collects the most important news about the festival, it also contains SoundCloud tracks from artists playing the venue’s glorious polo-field-turned-sonic-h(e)aven.
  1. Coachella topic: See which articles about Coachella are being read and shared on Flipboard. Follow this feed for year-round Coachella news. (Our magazine is resurrected for the festival each April and only updated for that month.)
Axl Rose and Slash of Guns N' Roses in concert circa 1987. Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage

Axl Rose and Slash of Guns N’ Roses in concert circa 1987. Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage

  1. Guns & Roses topic: Will GnR unite the generations? Many attendees will be seeing this band for the first time at Coachella, which is only the fourth time since 1993 that they’ve shared a stage together. Plus, Axl Rose, now 54, is already on crutches. Flip to watch what happens next.
  1. LCD Soundsystem: Another beloved yet fractured band reunites. Just five years ago, LCD made a big hullabaloo about their last concert at Madison Square Garden. Now they’ve got a slate of summer shows. Where will their career go next? This feed will have the answers.
People walk past a butterfly artwork at Coachella 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People walk past a butterfly artwork at Coachella 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

  1. Music Festivals topic: Naturally, this topic is overrun with Coachella news right now, but this is the one to follow if you care about music festivals around the world, as well as tips on how to make the most out of them. Glastonbury, Montreux Jazz Festival and Big Ears are some of the other festivals getting article love right there today.

~MiaQ is curating Concert Queen