The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be h
The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 27-28 in Indio, Calif. Among the other newly confirmed acts are Cake, Pharcyde, KRS-One, Cornershop, BT, Saves The Day, Blonde Redhead, and Cut Chemist. They join previously announced headliners Bjork (April 27) and Oasis (April 28), as well as Foo Fighters, the Prodigy, Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, and Mos Def, among many others. More acts are expected to be added.
"We believe that we have created a true spirit with this festival," says Paul Tollett of show promoter Goldenvoice. "This year's line-up includes artists who've performed here before and they've told us that this festival offers them the chance to perform for serious music fans in a good vibes atmosphere. We've got a great location with panoramic views, amazing sunsets, and nice weather."
Tickets go on sale Saturday (March 2) via Ticketmaster. Single-day tickets are $75; a limited-amount of two-day tickets will be available for $125. The event will be sponsored this year by Heineken, Virgin Megastore, and Playstation 2.
Here is the lineup so far for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival:
Saturday, April 27:
Bjork, Chemical Brothers, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Sasha & Digweed, Groove Armada (DJ set), Cake, Jack Johnson, Pete Yorn, Jurassic 5, Beta Band, Queens Of The Stone Age, G. Love and Special Sauce, Charlatans U.K., KRS-One, Cornershop, Jimmy Van M., Lee Burridge, Mark Farina, International Noise Conspiracy, Z-Trip, Pharcyde, Folk Implosion, the Vines, Citizen Cope, Kosheen, Forest For The Trees, Princess Superstar, Saul Williams.
Sunday, April 28:
Oasis, the Prodigy, Foo Fighters, the Strokes, Paul Oakenfold, Belle & Sebastian, Tiesto, Mos Def, BT, Dilated Peoples, Ozomatli, Saves The Day, Galactic, Sandra Collins, Christopher Lawrence, DJ Dan, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Pete Tong, Zero 7, Blonde Redhead, the Mars Volta, DJ Peretz, Elbow, Triple Threat, Fairview, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Ping Pong Bitches, Rock Steady Crew, Medusa, Cut Chemist.