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Coachella 2013: General, VIP Advance Passes Sold Out

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(credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

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INDIO (CBS) — Tickets for both weekends of next year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival sold out Thursday, hours after they went on sale.

Advance passes general admission and VIP passes went on sale at 10 a.m. for the festival, scheduled for April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2013, according to organizer Goldenvoice.

General admission passes, which cost $349, were gone in less than two hours. VIP passes, $799 each, were sold out shortly after noon, according to organizers.

Both kinds of passes for the second weekend were sold out by about 2 p.m., according to organizers.

VIP and general admission passes were still available as part of Eldorado camping packages. Tent camping for the first and second weekends also sold out.

“The price you see is what you pay — prices reflect all fees included,” according to a statement on Coachella’s Facebook page.

The festival will be held over two consecutive weekends for the second year.

The sale, which goes until May 24, will be the only time the new Coachella Purchase Plan will be offered, organizers said.

The rest of the passes will go on sale early next year, according to organizers. Passes cover either weekend. Some camping, parking and shuttle passes are available.

The festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio was held over two weekends for the first time this year and sold out quickly.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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