Coachella Lineup Announced

Posted on January 31, 2009 by

The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, The Yeah Yeahs Yeahs and Amy Winehouse are among the acts slated to perform at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, organizers announced Friday.

The event’s tenth installment will run from April 17 to 19 in Indio, Calif.

Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, who will headline opening night, released this statement: “I have heard that Coachella is one of the greatest festivals in the world. I’m really excited to get out there and rock!”

Others on the bill include Morrissey, The Cure, Silversun Pickups, The Ting Tings, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, The Crystal Method, We Are Scientists and Lupe Fiasco.

Canadians are also well-represented, with K’naan, Crystal Castles, Billy Talent, MSTRKRFT, Fucked Up, Junior Boys and revered songwriter Leonard Cohen in the lineup.

Tickets for the festival are now available through Ticketmaster.

For more details, check out the official Coachella website here.

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