Coachella lineup announced, festival to feature McCartney, Cohen, Morissey and othersJanuary 30th, 2009 by travis hay
From my inbox (emphasis added):
Headliners Paul McCartney, The Killers and The Cure are among the 130-plus acts set for the tenth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL at the beautiful Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, the same grounds where the COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL debuted in 1999. Other artists confirmed for America’s most critically acclaimed music festival include Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Franz Ferdinand, My Bloody Valentine, Leonard Cohen, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Thievery Corporation, Yeah Yeah Yeahs (the complete line-up is listed below).
This marks the first ever U.S. festival appearance for McCartney who is currently supporting his latest release ELECTRIC ARGUMENTS.
“I have heard that Coachella is one of the greatest festivals in the world. I’m really excited to get out there and rock!” McCartney says.
The line-up for this year’s COACHELLA (as of 1/30) is as follows:
FRIDAY APRIL 17: Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand,
Leonard Cohen, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Beirut, The
Black Keys, Girl Talk, Silversun Pickups, The Ting Tings, The
Crystal Method, Ghostland Observatory, Crystal Castles, The
Airborne Toxic Event, We Are Scientists, N.A.S.A., Patton &
Rahzel, M. Ward, The Presets, The Hold Steady, A Place to Bury
Strangers, Felix da Housecat, Buraka Som Sistema, Ryan Bingham,
Bajofondo, Peanut Butter Wolf, Noah & the Whale, White Lies,
The Bug, Alberta Cross, Los Campesinos!, Craze & Klever,
Molotov, Switch, Gui Boratto, Steve Aoki, The Aggrolites, People
Under the Stairs, The Courteeners, Cage the Elephant, Dear and the
SATURDAY, APRIL 18: The Killers, Amy Winehouse, Thievery
Corporation, TV on the Radio, Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes,
MSTRKRFT, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Atmosphere, Mastodon,
TRAV$DJ-AM, Henry Rollins, Crookers, Turbonegro, Hercules and Love
Affair, Superchunk, Glasvegas, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Booker T
& the DBT’s, Amanda Palmer, The Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Para
One (Live), Calexico, Liars, Bob Mould Band, Zane Lowe, Electric
Touch, Blitzen Trapper, James Morrison, Drop the Lime, Glass Candy,
Thenewno2, Gang Gang Dance, Billy Talent, Ida Maria, Ariel Pink’s
Haunted Graffiti, Zizek, Cloud Cult, Tinariwen.
SUNDAY, APRIL 19: The Cure, My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah
Yeahs, Throbbing Gristle, Lupe Fiasco, Paul Weller, Peter Bjorn and
John, X, Antony & the Johnsons, Roni Size, Public Enemy, Jenny
Lewis, Groove Armada, Paolo Nutini, Christopher Lawrence, Lykke Li,
The Kills, Okkervil River, M.A.N.D.Y., Clipse, Sebastien Tellier,
Fucked Up, Perry Farrell, The Horrors, Late of the Pier, K’naan,
Junior Boys, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Supermayer, No Age, Vivian
Girls, Shepard Fairey, Themselves, Gaslight Anthem, The Knux,
Mexican Institute of Sound, The Night Marchers, Marshall
Tickets for COACHELLA go on sale Friday, January 30 at 9:00 AM (PT) at all Ticketmaster locations. Three-day weekend passes are $269.00 +$3 charity + $9 facility fee ($1 charity/$3 facility fee per day) and single day tickets are $99.00 +$1 charity + $3 facility fee. The same layaway plan that Goldenvoice successfully implemented for STAGECOACH: California’s Country Music Festival will be available for weekend passes ONLY for this year’s COACHELLA. Festival goers now have the option to purchase 3-day festival tickets and onsite camping tickets on a payment plan.
Layaway options (available online ONLY through February 28) are as follows. 50% down: this payment option allows purchasers to pay a 50% deposit of the total order now, with the remaining 50% automatically deducted April 1; 3-payment plan: purchasers initially pay 10% of the total order, with the remaining amounts automatically deducted in equal payments on March 1 and April 1.
For up-to-the-minute information on COACHELLA, please visit www.coachella.com. COACHELLA sponsors include AT&T and Heineken.