Coachella line-up announced

Roger Waters, Portishead, The Verve and more for California

published: Tue 22nd Jan 2008

Roger Waters

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th April 2008
Indio, California, USA, USA
$269 (approx £140) for the three days; $90 per day; camping $55
last updated: Thu 10th Apr 2008

Coachella Valley Music Festival has announced its line-up for this year's festival which takes place from the Friday 25th Arpil to Sunday the 27th of April, at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. Among the acts announced are Roger Waters doing the complete Dark Side of the Moon, Portishead, The Verve, Raconteurs, Kraftwerk, Fatboy Slim, Madness, MIA, The Breeders, Love And Rockets, Rilo Kiley, and My Morning Jacket.

Also on the line-up are Jack Johnson, Cold War Kids, Hot Chip, The Streets, Enter Shikari, Death Cab For Cutie, Metric, Reverend And The Makers, Love & Rockets, The Bees, Jamie T, Simian Mobile Disco, and Jens Lekman. For the line-up so far in full, see the bottom of this page.

Tickets for the festival will go on sale on Friday 25th January at 10am PST (6pm in the UK). In 2007 the three day ticket cost $249 (around £125).

Onsite camping opens at 5pm on Thursday, April 26th and closes at 10am on Monday, April 30th. Note that you must be over 18 (and have ID to prove your age) to be able to use the festival campsite. NO open fires, gas, charcoal, propane or any other cooking devices allowed. No alcohol (there will be a campsite clubhouse serving cocktails).

The nearest airport is Palm Springs International Airport, 23 miles away. Car parking at the festival is free.

At the same time, promoters confirmed brief details of a new festival they would be holding, the All Points West Music & Arts Festival. The three-day event is announced as being held from Friday 8th August until Sunday 10th August at Liberty State Park in New Jersey which has panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline.

Additional details for the line-up, ticketing and other information for this new festival will be announced in the coming weeks.

Roger Waters

Here's the full line-up announced so far:

Friday 25th April
Jack Johnson
The Verve
The Raconteurs
The Breeders
Fatboy Slim
Tegan and Sara
Madness
The Swell Season
The National
Animal Collective
Slightly Stoopid
Mum
Pendulum
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Stars
Battles
Aesop Rock
Midnight Juggernauts
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Minus the Bear
Spank Rock
Dan Le Sac Vs Scoobius Pip
Diplo
Adam Freeland
Santo Gold
Jens Lekman
John butler Trio
Vampire Weekend
Dan Deacon
Architecture in Helsinki
Sandra Collins
Busy P
Cut Copy
Black Lips
Datarock
Professor Murder
Reverend and the Makers
The Bees
Porter
Rogue Wave
Modeselektor
American Bang
Lucky I Am

Saturday 26th April
Portishead
Kraftwerk
Death Cab for Cutie
Cafe Tacuba
Sasha & Digweed
Rilo Kiley
Dwight Yoakam
M.I.A.
Hot Chip
Cold War Kids
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
DeVotchka
Flogging Molly
Mark Ronson
Turbonegro
Scars on Broadway
Islands
Enter Shikari
Calvin Harris
Boyz Noise
Junkie XL
Cinematic Orchestra
Jamie T
The Teenagers
VHS or Beta
Carbon/Silicon
Erol Alkan
Yo Majesty!
Little Brother
Bonde Do Role
St. Vincent
Akron Family
MGMT
Institubes DJs
Surkin, Para One and Orgasmic
James Zabiela
Sebastian
Kavinsky
Dredg
The Bird and the Bee
Grand Ole Party
New Young Pony Club
120 Days
Yoav
Electric Touch
Uffie

Sunday 27th April
Roger Waters' 'Dark Side of the Moon'
Love and Rockets
My Morning Jacket
Spiritualized
Justice
Gogol Bordello
Chromeo
The Streets
Metric
Danny Tenaglia
Simian Mobile Disco
Booka Shade
Murs
Dmitri From Paris
Autolux
The Field
Linton Kwesi Johnson
Les Savy Fav
The Cool Kids
Sons & Daughters Sia
Holy F*ck
Black Kids
Black Mountain
The Annuals
Kid Sister with A-Trak
Man Man
Duffy
I'm From Barcelona
Manchester Orchestra
Deadmau5
The Horrors
AUSTIN TV
Shout Out Louds
Platiscines
Brett Dennen


Friday 25th to Sunday 27th April 2008
Indio, California, USA, USA
$269 (approx £140) for the three days; $90 per day; camping $55
last updated: Thu 10th Apr 2008


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