The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (also known as…Coachella) runs over two weekends in April. Headliners were announced earlier this month, and music superstar/feminist/legend for our times Beyonce will headline each Saturday’s performance at the main Coachella stage.
Why is this significant?
Coachella festivals (#): 18
- Founded in 1999
Total female headliners (#): 3
Bjork headlined in 2002 and 2007.
Unique female headliners (#): 2
- Bjork and soon-to-be Beyonce
Female headliners (%): 16.67%
Main stage acts (approximate #): 135
*Source: Coachella Festival line-ups page on Wikipedia