Coachella organisers in coronavirus crisis talks over moving date to October

Coachella has been plunged into chaos amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Goldenvoice promoter bosses have been holding crisis talks about trying to salvage the celeb festival from cancellation amid the killer virus spreading worldwide.

Frank Ocean, Rage Against the Machine and Kylie Jenner's on/off boyfriend Travis Scott were scheduled to be headlining at the event.

They are trying to move the star-studded festival to the weekends of October 9 and October 16, according to The Hollywood Reporter .


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Celebs from all walks of showbiz, models and fans alike descend on the annual event hosted at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California.

Hopes of the festival going ahead have continued to diminish as earlier on Monday three more cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County.


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Hundreds of musicians, their representatives, contractors, vendors and thousands of employees will be affected by the moving dates.

Sources shared organisers have hopes of securing the headlining acts for the new dates in the autumn, according to THR.


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Organisers expect to know whether the festival could be moved within a 48-hour window.

There remained fears Coachella could be cancelled if the festival dates can't be moved.

The original dates fell on two weekends in April.

Coachella has been a huge hit every year and it's the place where Kylie fell in love with Travis for the very first time.

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