Coachella announced their 2018 lineup a week ago, including a makeup appearance by the Queen of America’s Royal Family, Beyoncé. The singer was slated to perform at last year’s festival before bowing out to bless future generations with a set of two new Bey-Z clones.
Of course, passes sold out quickly.
If people weren’t enticed by a lineup that also includes a revived Eminem, SZA, and Miguel (and Jamiroquai!), they might have been eager to attend the first major festival in California post-recreational marijuana legalization.
But the festival’s organizers — or, more likely, their insurance providers — have quickly put the kibosh on any plans to dirty up their classy corporate shindig with pesky reefer pot.
The frequently asked question section of Coachella’s official website spells out the curiously aggressive ban on cannabis products that will no doubt still surely end up inside the festival, as they have at every music festival worth attending since the inception of music festivals.
First of all, women dig weed, too, “bro.”
Second, the festival is held on private property where event staff already check IDs and offer bracelet identification for…