Is there anything at all we can do about this? Fortunately, my group has never been given the Lot 4 shaft, but it's my biggest source of anxiety every year. The only reason we take Thursday off work and get there as early as possible is to get a good spot in Lot 8. It's crazy that this happens every year to people who arrive early on Thursday.
Why does this keep happening and what can we do? Why can't they fill ALL of Lot 8 before starting on other lots? Here is the satellite photo for reference: http://i.imgur.com/YLxtQZT.jpg Don't tell me they need to leave 8 half-empty in order to have a route to fill up 4, that's bull. I can't think of any reason this happens other than poor planning and coordination by the event staff. Coachella or CSC Event Staff really needs to figure this out.