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Coachella Fest Rumor Patrol

Adrianna Weingold

Coachella Fest Rumor Patrol

CREATED Apr. 12, 2012

INDIO--In just hours beats will begin in Indio signaling the start of one of the largest music festivals in the world.

The 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival starts Friday afternoon and concert-goers have started to converge on the Coachella Valley.
 
In parking lots across the valley the Co-ah kids have arrived and they're getting ready for a three day music marathon.

"It's a lot of fun. It's life-changing," Festival-goer, Nash Handley said.

This isn't the Coachella Music and Arts Fest, it's a grocery store parking lot turned pre-party rendezvous.

"We have friends coming from Sacramento, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego. So we'll all meet here and drive together," Handley said.

Rumors have been flying about surprise guests, and Mix 100.5's Bradley Ryan confirmed, Wiz Khalifa, Akon, Eminem and 50 Cent were all spotted at sound check.

"We did see earlier it was released that Eminem was going to be a part of that show and i did hear that 50 Cent also is going to be performing live on stage with Dr.Dre on Sunday. That's not knowledge anywhere except here on KMIR 6," Mix 100.5's Bradley Ryan said.

"I'm upset Kanye is not here because last year I tried to get on-stage with him and his people don't know my people so they wouldn't let me on but one of these days he knows I'm going to be up there with him," Festival-goer, Michael Weldon said.

Another rumor from the kids of chella, carpool-chella. Step one, carpool with 4 or more people. Step 2 write carpool-chella on your car, and step three possibly win VIP Coachella tickets for life.

"It's a great time because all the bands usually will blend in together and bands will play together. Band that you don't usually see so it's really cool. I'm just excited for all of that," Festival-goer, Cody Bobb said.

Some of the confirmed headliners are The Black Keys, Swedish House Mafia, Radiohead, David Guetta, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Avicii. The music, fashion, and arts frenzy just beginning in the valley.

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