Epik High to be first K-pop act at Coachella

Korean hip-hop trio Epik High was confirmed Tuesday to perform at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, making them the first K-pop act to be invited to the festival.

Korean hip-hop trio Epik High (YG Entertainment)

Epik High will perform April 17 and April 24.

The annual two-weekend Coachella Festival is one of the largest music festivals in the United States, drawing fans to Indio, California, to enjoy music by top artists of all genres.

This year’s Coachella is particularly notable because it will be the first time Guns N’ Roses founding members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan reunite on stage since their separation in the ‘90s. The group will be headlining both Saturdays, April 16 and April 23.

Korean hip-hop trio Epik High (OSEN)

This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be held April 15-17 and April 22-24.

Ho-jung Won
The Korea Herald