Cake, Pete Yorn, the Strokes, Perry Farrell and a Siouxsie and the Banshees
reunion are among the additions to the third Coachella Music and Arts
Organizers for the two-day concert, scheduled for Empire Polo Fields in
Indio, California, on April 27 and 28, have also added dozens of electronic
music acts, including Sandra Collins and Pete Tong.
Cake, Yorn and Siouxsie and the Banshees join previously announced acts Björk, the Chemical Brothers, Sasha and Digweed, Groove Armada, Jurassic 5,
Queens of the Stone Age and KRS-One on April 27. Jack Johnson, the Beta
Band, G. Love and Special Sauce, the Charlatans UK, Cornershop, Folk
Implosion, Jimmy Van M, Lee Burridge, International Noise Conspiracy,
Z-Trip, Pharcyde, the Vines, Citizen Cope, Kosheen, Forest for the Trees,
Princess Superstar and Saul Williams will also perform on Coachella’s first
The Strokes, Farrell (as DJ Peretz), Collins and Tong will join Oasis, Foo
Fighters, the Prodigy, Paul Oakenfold, Belle and Sebastian, Black Rebel
Motorcycle Club, Mos Def, Dilated Peoples, Ozomatli and DJ Tiesto on April
28. New acts for the second day include Cornershop, BT, Saves the Day,
Galactic, Christopher Lawrence, DJ Dan, Zero 7, Blonde Redhead, the Mars
Volta, Elbow, Triple Threat, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Fairview, Ping Pong
Bitches, Rock Steady Crew, Medusa and Cut Chemist.
Basement Jaxx and St. Germain (see “Bjork, Oasis
Headlining Coachella Festival” ) are no longer confirmed for the festival,
organizers said Tuesday (February 26).
Tickets for Coachella, which cost $75 each day, go on sale Saturday. Two-day
passes will be sold for $125. Nearby camping sights and other information
can be found on the festival’s official Web site.