Coachella's 2011 lineup has been announced, and when the three-day festival kicks off in April, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, and Kanye West will each headline a day. Other acts I'm excited about? The Black Keys, The Strokes, Best Coast, Cee Lo Green, The National, Sleigh Bells — just to name a few!
Coachella takes place on April 15, 16, and 17 at The Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA. Check out the full lineup when you read more.
The headliners are bolded.
FRIDAY, APRIL 15: Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, The Chemical Brothers, Caifanes, Robyn, !!!, 12th Planet, Afrojack, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, A-Trak, Beardyman, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, Boys Noize, Brandon Flowers, Brandt Brauer Frick, Breakage, Cee Lo Green, Clare Maguire, Cold Cave, Cold War Kids, Crystal Castles, Cut Copy, Emicida, Erick Morillo, Excision, Flogging Molly, Glasser, G.Q., Gypsy and the Cat, Here We Go Magic, Hurts, Interpol, Jakes, Kele, Klaxons, Kyle Hall, Magnetic Man, Marina and the Diamonds, Monarchy, Mount Kimbie, Moving Units, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Nosaj Thing, OFWGKTA, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Ozomatli, Sander Kleinenberg, Sasha, Scala & Kolacny Bros., Skrillex, Sleigh Bells, Tame Impala, The Aquabats, The Drums, The Morning Benders, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Titus Andronicus, Warpaint.
SATURDAY, APRIL 16: Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, Mumford & Sons, Bright Eyes, Alf Alpha, Andy C, Big Audio Dynamite, Bomba Estereo, Broken Social Scene, Cage the Elephant, Chuckie, Cults, Daedelus, Delta Sprirt, DJ Hype, DJ Kentaro, DJ Marky, EE, Elbow, Electric Touch, Empire of the Sun, Erykah Badu, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Fedde Le Grand, Foals, Francis and the Lights, Freelance Whales, Gayngs, Gogol Bordello, Goth Trad, Jimmy Eat World, Joachim Garraud, Laidback Luke, Lil B’ and the Based Gods, Mariachi El Bronx, Mary Anne Hobbs, One Day as a Lion, Paul van Dyk, Phosphorescent, Raphael Saadiq, Ras G, SBTRKT, Scissor Sisters, Shpongle, Steve Angello, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, The Felice Brothers, The Henry Clay People, The Joy Formidable, The London Suede, The Kills, The Love Language, The New Pornographers, The Radio Dept., The Swell Season, The Tallest Man on Earth, The Twelves, Trampled by Turtles, Two Door Cinema Club, Wire, Yacht.
SUNDAY, APRIL 17: Kanye West, The Strokes, Duran Duran, The National, PJ Harvey, Death From Above 1979, Angus and Julia Stone, Axwell, Best Coast, Caspa, Chromeo, City and Colour, CSS, Delorean, DJ Zinc, Duck Sauce, Eliza Doolittle, Ellie Goulding, Fistful of Mercy, Foster the People, Fun., Good Old War, Gord Downie, Green Velvet, HEALTH, High Contrast, Jack Beats, Jack’s Mannequin, Jenny and Johnny, Joy Orbison, Kode9, Leftfield, Lightning Bolt, Lorn, Los Bunkers, Mala, MEN, Menomena, Nas & Damian Marley, Neon Trees, New Pants, OFF!, Phantogram, Plan B, Ramadanman, Ratatat, Riva Starr, Roska, Rye Rye, She Wants Revenge, Sven Vath, Take, Terror Danjah, The Bloody Beetroots, The Presets, Thunderball, Trentemoller, Tinie Tempah, Tokimonsta, Twin Shadow, Wiz Khalifa, Yelle, Zed Bias.