2016 Coachella Line Up Announced
One of the biggest and greatest music festivals in the United States just announced their 2016 line up. Coachella released the news this morning. The Festival takes place over two weekends from April 15-17 and April 22-24 in Indio, CA at the Empire Polo Grounds.
The headliners are mostly major reunions including Guns’ N Roses who will reunite for their first performance in over twenty years (what?! How is this possible??) and LCD Soundsystem who will reunite after a five year hiatus. The other headlining act is DJ Calvin Harris who put on one of the most watched acts in Coachella history in 2014. There’s been some decent bruhaha about the lack of girl headlining acts and that Radiohead isn’t performing, but meh. It’s still a pretty great line up.
Some of the other performing acts include:Sufjan Stevens, M83, Ellie Goulding, Ice Cube, Grimes, Underworld, ASAP Rocky, Disclosure, Beach House, CHVRCHES, Run the Jewels, Miike Snow, Death Grips, and Flume. Of particular interest Sia will be performing her first show in the states in over 5 years ,Last Shadow Puppets returns which is the pet project of Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner.
Other acts fans can check out at Coachella include The Kills, Foals, Rancid, Courtney Barnett, Purity Ring, Bat For Lashes, Savages, Deerhunter, Vince Staples, Dan Auerbach’s The Arcs, Hudson Mohawke, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Wolf Alice, Nathaniel Rateliff & Night Sweats, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Deafheaven, Alessia Cara, Rae Sremmurd, HEALTH, Rhye, and Silversun Pickups. Also, recently reunited Lush will play their first US show in decades.
There is something for everyone. Check it out.