David Guetta

Coachella is set to power up the music festival season

The modern music festival tries to be all things to all people. Consider, for instance, this year's lineup for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, set for the weekends of April 10-12 and April 17-19.

Classic rock? AC/DC and Steely Dan. Indie rock? Belle & Sebastian and Father John Misty. Dance music? David Guetta and Kaskade. Hip-hop? Drake and Run the Jewels. Whatever genre the aggressively experimental R&B-influenced sound of FKA Twigs occupies? Check.

The arms-wide-open approach is working. Weekend passes have long been sold out. Even $3,400 teepees are sold out. At press time, only limited travel packages of Coachella's second weekend...