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FESTIVAL NEWS


Paul McCartney (AP)
McCartney Headlines Coachella
Posted: January 30, 2009
INDIO, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) -- 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.

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:

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

--by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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