Earlier this month Coachella released a YouTube documentary, Coachella: 20 Years In The Desert. The film features festival performances from the archives and high-profile interviews. To celebrate the release of the documentary, the festival has pulled a The White Stripes performance from the archive and shared it for your iso-viewing pleasure.
The footage captures The White Stripes 2003 festival appearance, and their performance of ‘Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground’. It’s pretty much the best footage we’ve seen of the band’s iconic set, so it’s a real treat. You check it out below.
Watch: The White Stripes – ‘Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground’ Live at Coachella 2003
Last month, Coachella was forced to postpone their scheduled April event amid the COVID-19 crisis. Originally slated to take place April 10 to 12 and April 17 to 19, the festival will now (hopefully) take place six months later, from Oct. 9 to 11 and Oct. 16 to 18. Though these new dates were announced before the COVID-19 situation escalated, so we’re not going to count our chickens before they hatch.
“Larger gatherings — conferences, concerts, sporting events — when people say they’re going to reschedule this conference or graduation event for October 2020, I have no idea how they think that’s a plausible possibility,” explained bioethicist Zeke Emanuel.
“I think those things will be the last to return. Realistically we’re talking fall 2021 at the earliest.”