Festival

Coachella 2013

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (better known as Coachella) is back for another amazing year of fun in Indio, California.

The first Coachella event took place in 1999, but it wasn't until 2001 that Coachella became an annual event. The festival was once a two-day event that entertained 10,000 attendees. Today, Coachella has evolved into a two-weekend festival, with over 80,000 - 85,000 flocking in.

Attendees of Coachella can camp on-site, or stay in the beautiful surrounding area for the weekend's events. Regardless of where one decides to rest their heads, anyone who attends Coachella should be prepared to experience music from the best acts in the world, spectacular art installations, and delicious local fare.

Friday's line-up for Weekend 1 and Weekend 2 at Coachella includes:

The Stone Roses, Blur, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Modest Mouse, Lou Reed, Jurassic 5, Grinderman, Bassnectar, Dog Blood, How to Destroy Angels, Passion Pit, Tegan and Sara, Band of Horses, Beach House, Metric, Local Natives, Of Monsters and Men, Infected Mushroom, Japandroids, Divine Fits, Stars, Johnny Marr, Luciano, Wolfgang Gartner, Nicky Romero, Modestep, Tommy Trash, Thomas Gold, Shouting Matches, Dillon Francis, Four Tet, Aesop Rock, Alt-J, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, TNGHT, Jake Bugg, Earl Sweatshirt, Polica, Sparks, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Purity Ring, Lee Scratch Perry, Dam-Funk, DJ Harvey, Jamie xx, Seth Troxler, Youth Lagoon, Deathfix, C2C, Beardyman, Lord Huron, Palma Violets, 10 Echo, Skinny Lister, the Neighborhood, Sam XL Pure Filth Sound

 

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Venue Information

  • Empire Polo Field
  • 81-800 Avenue 51
  • Indio CA 92201

More Details

Released - Friday, April 12 , 2013 at 11:15 AM Local Time
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