Coachella and Stagecoach will not be Requiring Masks or Vaccines

Coachella and Stagecoach will not be requiring vaccinations or masking at their upcoming festivals. Coachella is a music and arts festival that will be held April 15-17 and April 23-25. Stagecoach is a country music festival that will be held April 29-May 1. Both of these festivals garner large attention being that they both manage to bring in popular names respective to the genre that each festival caters to. Stage Coach’s lineup for this annual show includes names like Maren Morris, Orville Peck, the Black Crowes, and many more and this Coachella has names such as Harry Styles, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Joji, and so much more. 

Stagecoach sent out a tweet regarding lifting their restrictions. “Festival Admission Update: As we prepare to spend an incredible weekend in the desert together we are announcing that there will be no vaccination, testing or masking requirements at Stagecoach 2022, in accordance with local guidelines.” This was posted by them on Tuesday.

The pandemic is still very much alive and even with positive cases going down. The numbers are still there and they aren’t small. There are a reported 140,204 cases of COVID according to the New York Times COVID Tracker, not accounting for the cases of COVID aren’t reported daily. 

On the Coachella website along with the Stagecoach website under their health and safety section, they both issued a COVID-19 warning that states “COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. There is an inherent and elevated risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place or place where people are present and there is no guarantee, express or implied, that those attending the festival will not be exposed to COVID-19.”

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