"It was important to Coachella organizers that a female performer replace Beyoncé."

By Radio.com Staff

(RADIO.COM) – Lady Gaga will replace Beyoncé at Coachella. The festival made the official announcement this evening with the issuing of an updated lineup poster.

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According to Billboard who was tipped off earlier this afternoon, “it was important to Coachella organizers that a female performer replace Beyoncé.”

With her recent Metallica performance at the GRAMMYs, Gaga has proven she’ll fit right into the long-standing predominately rock festival.

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Gaga will perform on both Saturdays, April 15 and 22, at Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, CA. The two-weekend stint will serve as a lead-in for her Joanne World Tour which kicks off August 1.

Last week Goldenvoice confirmed Beyoncé would make good on her appearance by performing at the festival in 2018.


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