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The line-up for the 2008 COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL --Friday, April 25, Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27--was announced last night (Monday) at an event in Mexico City. Beyond the line-up announcement (see below), COACHELLA promoters detailed their plans to make tickets and travel packages directly available to music fans throughout Mexico.
"This is really a way for us to get closer to our fans throughout Latin America who have been supportive of Coachella for the past 10 years, says Goldenvoice's Paul Tollett.
The line-up for this year's COACHELLA will feature:

* Jack Johnson
* the Verve
* the Raconteurs
* the Breeders
* Aphex Twin
* Fatboy Slim
* Tegan and Sara
* Serj Tankian
* Goldfrapp
* the Swell Season
* the National
* Slightly Stoopid
* Mum
* Pendulum
* Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
* Battles
* Aesop Rock
* Les Savy Fav
* Midnight Juggernauts
* Spank Rock
* dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip
* Diplo
* Redd Kross
* Adam Freeland
* Santogold
* Jens Lekman
* John Butler Trio
* Vampire Weekend
* Dan Deacon
* Black Kids
* Architecture in Helsinki
* Sandra Collins
* Busy P
* Cut Copy
* Black Lips
* Datarock
* Professor Murder
* Porter
* Rogue Wave
* American Bang
* Luckyiam

* Prince
* Portishead
* Kraftwerk
* Death Cab for Cutie
* Cafe Tacvba
* Sasha & John Digweed
* Rilo Kiley
* Dwight Yoakam
* M.I.A.
* Hot Chip
* Cold War Kids
* Animal Collective
* Kate Nash
* Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
* DeVotchKa
* Flogging Molly
* Mark Ronson
* Scars on Broadway
* Islands
* Does it Offend You, Yeah?
* Above & Beyond
* Enter Shikari
* Calvin Harris
* Boys Noize
* Junkie XL
* Cinematic Orchestra
* the Teenagers
* VHS or Beta
* CarbonSilicon
* Erol Alkan
* Man Man
* Yo! Majesty
* Little Brother
* Bonde Do Role
* St. Vincent
* AkronFamily
* Surkin
* Curses!
* Para One
* Orgasmic
* James Zabiela
* SebastiAn
* Kavinsky
* Minus the Bear
* Dredg
* the Bird and the Bee
* 120 Days
* Yoav
* Electric Touch
* Yelle
* Uffie featuring DJ Mehdi
* Jesse Murphy

* Roger Waters
* Love and Rockets
* My Morning Jacket
* Spiritualized
* Justice
* Gogol Bordello
* Chromeo
* Metric
* Danny Tenaglia
* Simian Mobile Disco
* Booka Shade
* Murs
* Dimitri from Paris
* Autolux
* Stars
* the Field
* Linton Kwesi Johnson
* the Cool Kids
* Sons & Daughters
* Sia
* Holy F*ck
* Black Mountain
* Annuals
* Kid Sister with A-Trak
* Modeselektor
* Duffy
* I'm from Barcelona
* Manchester Orchestra
* Deadmau5
* Swervedriver
* Grand Ole Party
* Shout Out Louds
* Plasticines
* Vas DeFrans
* Brett Dennen

Tickets for COACHELLA go on sale Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM (PT) via TicketMaster charge-by-phone lines at (213) 480-3232 and at all TicketMaster retail ticket centers or online at www.ticketmaster.com . Ticket prices are as follows: 3-day general admission: $269.00 + applicable service fees. Single day general admission: $90.00 + applicable service fees. Camping events: General admission camping: $55.00 per person + applicable service fees.

At the same time, promoters can now confirm preliminary details for the ALL POINTS WEST MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL . The three-day event is set for August 8, 9 and 10, 2008 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey. This historic location offers panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline. The festival's name is inspired by the area's rich history, particularly Ellis Island and the NJ Central Railroad terminal located on the festival site, where people boarded trains for ALL POINTS WEST. Additional details re the line-up, ticketing and other information for ALL POINTS WEST will be announced in the coming weeks.

For up-to-the-minute information on COACHELLA , please visit www.coachella.com .

ALL POINTS WEST is produced by Goldenvoice/AEG Live, Liberty Event and HighLine Ballroom . For additional information on ALL POINTS WEST , visit www.apwfestival.com .

Official Website: http://www.coachella.com/

Added by la-underground on November 8, 2007



I love Coachella!


Friday April 25th:
Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan & Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, ANimal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Múm, Pendulum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend You, Yeah?, Minus the Bear, Spank Rock, dans le sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Diplo, Adam Freeland, Santogold, Jens Lekman, John Butler Trio, Vampire Weekend, Dan Deacon, Architecture in Helsinki, Sandra Collins, Busy P, Cat Copy, Black Lips, Datarock, Professor Murder, Reverend and the Makers, The Bees, Porter, Rogue Wave, Modeselektor, American Bang, Lucky I Am.

Saturday April 26th:
Portishead, Kraftwerk, Death Cab for Cutie, Café Tacuba, Sasha & Digweed, Rilo Kiley, Dwight Yoakam, M.I.A., Hot Chip, Cold War Kids, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, DeVotchKa, Flogging Molly, Mark Ronson, Turbonegro, Scars on Broadway, Islands, Enter Shikari, Calvin Harris, Boyz Noise, Junkie XL, Cinematic Orchestra, Jamie T, The Teenagers, VHS or Beta, Carbon/Silicon, Erol Aikan, Yo Majesty!, Little Brother, Bonde Do Role, St. Vincent, Akron Family, MGMT, Institubes djs Surkin, Para One and Orgasmic, James Zabiela, Sebastian, Kavinsky, Dredg, The Bird and the Bee, Grand Ole Party, New Young Pony Club, 120 Days,, Yoav, Electric Touch, Uffie.

Sunday April 27th:
Roger Waters, Love and Rockets, My Morning Jacket, Spiritualized, Justice, Gogol Bordello, Chromeo, The Streets, Metric, Danny Tenaglia, Simian Mobile Disco, Booka Shade, Murs, Dimitri From Paris, Autolux, The Field, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Les Savvy Fav, The Cool Kids, Sons & Daughters, Sia, Holy F*ck, Black Kids, Black Mountin, The Annuals, Kid Sister with A-Trak, Man Man, Duffy, I'm from Barcelona, Manchester Orchestra, Deadmau5, The Horrors, AUSTIN TV, Shout Out Louds, Plasticines, Brett Dennan.

$90/day or $269 for the 3 day pass. (more info)

(Did I get everyone?)


my favorite so-cal festival . . .


First time and I'm camping!!


Is this a good list for "must see" people to check out?


If not, who else should I be sure to see?