News Ticker: Coachella, Bamboozle, Buju Banton, Snoop Dogg

December 14th, 2009 by Chris Harris Leave a reply »


  • Mark your calendars: the dates for the 2010 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, have been confirmed. An announcement on the fest’s lineup is still being sorted out, but Coachella will be going down April 16th-18th.

  • Angels & Airwaves and Girl Talk will join previously announced headliners Paramore and Weezer for May 1st and 2nd’s Bamboozle fest in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
  • AllHipHop reports that reggae star Buju Banton has been detained by federal authorities in Miami following his arrest last Thursday (December 10th) on drug charges. He was in possession of 5 kilos of cocaine at the time of the bust, and has been charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute. If convicted, he faces 20 years in prison.
  • What better way to get into the holiday spirit than listening to Snoop Dogg, sporting a sweet smoking jacket, read a passage from How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon? Check it out here.

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

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