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Coachella: Plenty of bros, but where are the female headliners?

Coachella: Plenty of bros, but where are the female headliners?

The Empire Polo field in Indio will be filled with women this weekend for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, but it will be a different story onstage.

Once again, Coachella has no female headliners for the shows Friday through Sunday (and for the festival's second weekend, April 22-24). Since it emerged out of the alternative rock scene in 1999, the festival has featured more than 40 headlining acts spanning hip-hop, folk, EDM, pop, heavy metal and classic rock.

Yet only one female-centric act, Björk, has ever stepped on the main stage as a festival headliner, and that was nearly 10 years ago.

The absence of female...

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