The Black Keys, Radiohead, & Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg top Coachella

line-up announced for California's twin festival

published: Tue 10th Jan 2012

Radiohead @ The Park (2)

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April 2012
Indio, California, USA, USA
$285 (approx £185) for the three days - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Mon 19th Mar 2012

The Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg have been announced as headliners of the Coachella Valley Music Festival California's twin weekend event.

Radiohead @ The Park (2)
The line-up also features a reformed At the Drive-In, Bon Iver, Swedish House Mafia, Pulp, Arctic Monkeys, Mazzy Star, Madness, Jimmy Cliff, The Horrors, The Shins, David Guetta, , Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Miike Snow, Buzzcocks, Kaiser Chiefs, Laura Marling, The Vaccines, Florence + The Machine, and La Roux.

The first day's full announced line-up is The Black Keys, Swedish House Mafia, Pulp, Refused, Arctic Monkeys, Mazzy Star, AfroJack, Explosions In The Sky, M83, Amon Tobin, Cat Power, Madness, Jimmy Cliff, Tim Armstrong, Girls, The Rapture, Madeon, M. Ward, The Horrors, Frank Ocean, James, Alesso, SebastiAn, Datsik, Yuck, Neon Indian, Dawes, The Black Angels, Death Grips, Breakbot, Atari Teenage Riot, Feed Me, Givers, Other Lives, Band Of Skulls, R3hab, Wolf Gang, The Midnight Beast, EMA, Kendrick Lamar, The Dear Hunter, honeyhoney, Hello Seahorse!, The Sheepdogs, and LA Riots.

Joining Radiohead on day two are Bon Iver, The Shins, David Guetta, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Kaskade, Miike Snow, Jeff Mangum, Sebastian Ingrosso, Andrew Bird, Feist, fIREHOSE, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, St Vincent, Martin Solveig, Sub Focus, SBTRKT, Flying Lotus, Manchester Orchestra, Kasabian, AwolNation, Azealia Banks, Squeeze, A$AP Rocky, Buzzcocks, Kaiser Chiefs, Destroyer, The Head And The Heart, Laura Marling, tUne-yArDs, Grace Potter And The Nocturnals, Black Lips, The Big Pink, Childish Gambino, The Vaccines, Zeds Dead, Grouplove, Jacques Lu Cont, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Gary Clark Jr., Dragonette, We Are Augustines, Mt. Eden, Destructs, Suedehead, Keep Shelly In Athens, Pure Filth Sound.

The final day will host At the Drive-In, Justice, Florence + The Machine, Avicii, La Roux, Beirut, The Weekend, Girl Talk, The Hives, DJ Shadow, Calvin Harris, Nero, Wild Flag, Modeselektor, Dada Life, Porter Robinson, Santigold, Flux Pavilion, Dr. P, Gotye, Seun Kuti and Fela's Egypt 80, Beats Antique, Fitz and the Tantrums, AraabMuzik, Company Flow, Real Estate, Zedd, Le Bucherettes, Greg Ginn, The Growlers, Noisia, Morgan Page, The Gaslamp Killer, First Aid Kit, Oberhofer, Lissie, Thunder Cat, Metronomy, Wild Beasts, Housse De Racket, Fanfarlo, Spector, The Airplane Boys, and Sleeper Agent.

For the first time this year Coachella will be held over held over two consecutive weekends, with the line-ups repeated for each identical three-day span.

The dates for 2012 are confirmed as Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April for weekend one, and again a week later from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd April for weekend two.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (aka Coachella) the three-day annual music and arts festival is held at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California, in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley. The event features a wide choice of genres of music including alternative rock, hip hop, and electronic music as well as large scale sculptural art.

Early bird tickets have sold out. Tickets will be priced at $285 (approx £185) for general admission 3 day pass, and go on sale on Friday, 13th January, at 10am PST.

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

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April 2012
Indio, California, USA, USA
$285 (approx £185) for the three days - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Mon 19th Mar 2012


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