UK synth rockers Depeche Mode and American hard rockers Tool are set to headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this spring.
The festival will take place on April 29th and 30th at the Empire Polo Fields in the California desert town of Indio. Along with a slew of alternative rock, hip hop, and electronica musicians, the event will also feature some independent films and contemporary art.
Here's what the lineup will look like for April 29th:
Depeche Mode, Daft Punk, Franz Ferdinand, Sigur RŰs, Damian Marley, Common, Atmosphere, Carl Cox, My Morning Jacket, TV on the Radio, Ladytron, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Tosca, Cat Power, Animal Collective, Hard-Fi, Derrick Carter, Devendra Banhart, She Wants Revenge, the Walkmen, the Juan Maclean, Imogen Heap, Audio Bullys, Lady Sovereign, Deerhoof, the Duke Spirit, Eagles of Death Metal, Lyrics Born, Matt Costa, the New Amsterdams, the Zutons, Platinum Pied Pipers, White Rose Movement, Chris Liberator, Colette, Joey Beltram, Hybrid, Living Things, Wolfmother, the Like, Nine Black Alps, Celebration, the Section Quartet, Shy FX & T Power, and Infusion.
The April 30 lineup will look something like this:
Tool, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bloc Party, Paul Oakenfold, Scissor Sisters, Matisyahu, James Blunt, Sleater-Kinney, Mogwai, Coheed and Cambria, Wolf Parade, Coldcut, Phoenix, Digable Planets, Amadou & Mariam, Little Louie Vega, Mylo (DJ Set), Seu Jorge, Gnarls Barkley, The Go! Team, Kaskade, Metric, Editors, Art Brut, Dungen, The Dears, Jamie Lidell, The Magic Numbers, Los Amigos Invisibles, Jazzanova, stellastarr, Michael Mayer, Murs featuring 9th wonder, Mates of State, Gilles Peterson, Infadels, Gabriel & Dresden, The Subways, Minus the Bear, OneRepublic, Be Your Own Pet, Youth Group, Giant Drag, Kristina Sky, The Octopus Project
Last week a documentary film about the festival was released to theatres. Titled "Coachella," it features concert footage from the festival since its inception in 1999. It includes performances from the Flaming Lips, Iggy & the Stooges, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, and the Arcade Fire.
Tickets for this year's fest go on sale February 4th at noon PST for $85 (US) for one day or $165 for both days on Coachella.com.
Writer: Michelle Garcia