No gossip, no rumors, just the facts. This year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., features Jay-Z, Muse and Gorillaz headlining with more than 130 bands and artists April 16-18.
KeyArena At Seattle Center, Seattle, Wash.
October 17, 2009
Here’s how the lineup looks.
Jay-Z headlines Friday, April 16. Other acts on the first day include LCD Soundsystem, Them Crooked Vultures, Vampire Weekend, Deadmau5, Public Image Ltd., The Specials, Grizzly Bear, Passion Pit, Echo & The Bunnymen, Benny Benassi, Fever Ray, Grace Jones, She & Him, Erol Alkan, The Avett Brothers, Calle 13, The Whitest Boy Alive, The Cribs, La Roux, Yeasayer, Lucero, DJ Lance Rock, Dillinger Escape Plan, Proxy, Ra Ra Riot, Deer Tick, Wolfgang Gartner, Aeroplane, Iglu & Hartly, Sleigh Bells, P.O.S., Baroness, Hockey, Little Dragon, White Rabbits, Wale, Kate Miller-Heidke, As Tall as Lions, Jets Overhead, Alana Grace and Pablo Hassan.
Hard Rock Cafe, Las Vegas, Nev.
December 12, 2009
Muse headlines a Saturday filled with music including performances by Faith No More, Tiësto, MGMT, David Guetta, The Dead Weather, Hot Chip, Devo, Coheed and Cambria, Kaskade, 2Many DJ’s, Major Lazer, Dirty Projectors, Gossip, Z-Trip, The xx, John Waters, Les Claypool, The Raveonettes, Mew, Sia, Camera Obscura, Tokyo Police Club, Porcupine Tree, Old Crow Medicine Show, Aterciopelados, Bassnectar, Frightened Rabbit, Dirty South, Flying Lotus, Corinne Bailey Rae, Pretty Lights, Shooter Jennings, RX Bandits, The Almighty Defenders, Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros, Craze & Klever, Zoe, The Temper Trap, Portugal. The Man, Band of Skulls, Girls, Beach House, Steel Train and Frank Turner.
On Sunday the headline position goes to animated Brit band Gorillaz. Also appearing on Coachella’s last day is Pavement, Thom Yorke????, Phoenix, Orbital, Spoon, Sly and the Family Stone, De La Soul, Julian Casablancas, Plastikman, Gary Numan, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Sunny Day Real Estate, Yo La Tengo, Mute Math, Deerhunter, Infected Mushroom, Matt & Kim, The Big Pink, Gil Scott-Heron, King Khan and the Shrines, Florence and the Machine, Yann Tiersen, Little Boots, Miike Snow, Talvin Singh, Ceu, B.o.B., Babasonicos, Owen Pallett, The Glitch Mob, Mayer Hawthorne, Local Natives, Rusko, The Middle East, Hadouken!, The Soft Pack, Kevin Devine, Paparazzi, Delphic and One Eskimo.
Ogden Theatre, Denver, Colo.
August 17, 2009
Sunday’s lineup also lists Radiohead’s Thom Yorke followed by several question marks. Don’t know what’s up with that.
(Clarification: Since this item posted, we have been notified that Thom Yorke???? is the band Yorke formed for a small number of shows last fall.)
Coachella is rolling out a variety of options, including expanded camping options for cars, RVs and tents. For the first time in its history festival goers will have in-and-out privileges for all three days. Three-day tickets and camping options will also be available through a layaway payment plan.
You wanna go in style? The festival has also teamed with Valley Music Travel to provide travel packages, local hotel shuttle transportation and even private home rentals with VIP access.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m., and three-day passes are priced at $269 plus surcharges. For more information, click here for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Web site.