Headliners Paul
McCartney
, The Killers and The Cure are among the 130-plus acts
set for the tenth COACHELLA VALLEY
MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
at the
beautiful Empire Polo Club in
Indio, CA
, the same grounds where the
COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL debuted in 1999.  Other artists confirmed for America’s most critically acclaimed music
festival include
Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Franz Ferdinand, My Bloody
Valentine, Leonard Cohen, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Thievery
Corporation, Yeah Yeah Yeahs (the complete line-up is listed
below).

 

This marks the first ever U.S.
festival appearance for McCartney who is currently supporting his latest release
ELECTRIC ARGUMENTS.

 

“I have heard that Coachella is one of the greatest
festivals in the world.  I’m really excited to get out there and
rock!”  McCartney says. 

 

The line-up for this year’s COACHELLA (as of 1/30) is as
follows:

FRIDAY APRIL 17: 
Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Leonard Cohen, Conor Oberst
and the Mystic Valley Band, Beirut, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Silversun
Pickups, The Ting Tings, The Crystal Method, Ghostland Observatory, Crystal
Castles, The Airborne Toxic Event, We Are Scientists, N.A.S.A., Patton &
Rahzel, M. Ward, The Presets, The Hold Steady, A Place to Bury Strangers, Felix
da Housecat, Buraka Som Sistema, Ryan Bingham, Bajofondo, Peanut Butter Wolf,
Noah & the Whale, White Lies, The Bug, Alberta Cross, Los Campesinos!, Craze
& Klever, Molotov, Switch, Gui Boratto, Steve Aoki, The Aggrolites, People
Under the Stairs, The Courteeners, Cage the Elephant, Dear and the Headlights.
 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 18: 
The Killers, Amy Winehouse, Thievery Corporation, TV on the Radio, Band
of Horses, Fleet Foxes, MSTRKRFT, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Atmosphere,
Mastodon, TRAV$DJ-AM, Henry Rollins, Crookers, Turbonegro, Hercules and Love
Affair, Superchunk, Glasvegas, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Booker T & the
DBT’s, Amanda Palmer, The Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Para One (Live), Calexico,
Liars, Bob Mould Band, Zane Lowe, Electric Touch, Blitzen Trapper, James
Morrison, Drop the Lime, Glass Candy, Thenewno2, Gang Gang Dance, Billy Talent,
Ida Maria, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Zizek, Cloud Cult, Tinariwen.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 19: 
The Cure, My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Throbbing Gristle, Lupe
Fiasco, Paul Weller, Peter Bjorn and John, X, Antony & the Johnsons, Roni
Size, Public Enemy, Jenny Lewis, Groove Armada, Paolo Nutini, Christopher
Lawrence, Lykke Li, The Kills, Okkervil River, M.A.N.D.Y., Clipse, Sebastien
Tellier, Fucked Up, Perry Farrell, The Horrors, Late of the Pier, K’naan, Junior
Boys, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Supermayer, No Age, Vivian Girls, Shepard
Fairey, Themselves, Gaslight Anthem, The Knux, Mexican Institute of Sound, The
Night Marchers, Marshall Barnes.

 

Tickets for COACHELLA go on sale Friday, January 30 at 9:00
AM (PT) at all Ticketmaster locations. 
Three-day weekend passes are $269.00 +$3 charity + $9 facility fee ($1
charity/$3 facility fee per day) and single day tickets are $99.00 +$1
charity + $3 facility fee.  The
same layaway plan that Goldenvoice successfully implemented for STAGECOACH:  California’s Country Music Festival will
be available for weekend passes ONLY for this year’s COACHELLA. Festival goers
now have the option to purchase 3-day festival tickets and onsite camping
tickets on a payment plan.

 

Layaway options (available online ONLY through February 28)
are as follows.  50% down:  this payment option allows purchasers to
pay a 50% deposit of the total order now, with the remaining 50% automatically
deducted April 1; 3-payment plan: 
purchasers initially pay 10% of the total order, with the remaining
amounts automatically deducted in equal payments on March 1 and April 1. 

 

For up-to-the-minute information on COACHELLA, please visit www.coachella.com.  COACHELLA sponsors include
AT&T and Heineken.