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montague
02-07-2007, 03:02 PM
found on stereogum: http://www.stereogum.com/archives/004553.html#comments


Coachella Not So Kind To Veggie Burrito Vendors

Stereogum reader Fred forwarded this email:

Subject: bad news at coachella

just got this. sucks for a lot of people!
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Hi there
I am unfortunately the bearer of bad news for everyone…
The organizers have decided on not having any outside vending at the festival this year. There will be food vending, band merch, and Coachella gear but no other vending booths like previous years.

Every weekend festival should have outside vending! So Indiophiles, which vendor you gonna miss the most? The tie-dye clothiers? The toe ring distributors? No wait, the hackey-sack men? Where will we go if we lose our hackey sack?!

Rezzo
02-07-2007, 03:43 PM
Where will we go if we lose our hackey sack?!

ROFL!!!

justinaqui
02-07-2007, 03:50 PM
it was nice to have somewhere to get sunglasses for $10 when you lose yours.

GTI_GRL
02-07-2007, 05:09 PM
That sucks, I loved checking out the shops and getting items I needed/wanted. Room for more people?????

Carlo Von Sexron
02-09-2007, 12:05 PM
No way!! I love the vendors at Coachella! I usually leave with about 4-5 shirts at the end of the weekend. I also find cool new clothing companies this way.
This will really blow if this is true.

Courtney
02-09-2007, 12:09 PM
I don't think I've ever shopped at Coachella, apart from the requisite souvenir t-shirt. There's too much good music to spend my time at vendor kiosk!

instinct
02-09-2007, 04:17 PM
What about the Virgin booth?

montague
02-09-2007, 04:57 PM
good question. i would guess that it would still be there, it's a pretty established partnership, but that non-corporate vendors are out. no hackey sack for you.

Encaitare
02-12-2007, 11:35 PM
But But But....

I need a new hackey. I NEED one. And theres no hackey like a Coachella hacky.

cry.