Coachella 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, The Black Keys, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg to Headline

Jan 10, 2012 12:06am

The full lineup for the annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival set to take place in California in April has been announced, with bands Radiohead, The Black Keys and rappers Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg slated to headline each night.

The festival, which brings together some of the top musical acts in the world at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, just outside of Palm Springs, is also know for hosting the reunion of bands and musical outfits that have split up. This year’s festival is no exception, as post-hardcore band At the Drive-In, Swedish hardcore punk band Refused and 1980s alternative rock band fIREHOSE have all reformed for to play the fest.

For the first time this year the increasingly popular festival, which has become a worldwide destination event, will take place over two weekends: April 13-15 and April 20-22. Each weekend will have identical lineups, and currently only weekend passes are available, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Tickets for the festival, which takes place across five stages at set up at the polo club, have gone up in price since the first event in 1993. This year a three day pass will cost approximately $315, with prices exceeding $1300 for the full VIP experience.

Other bands set to take the stage at the festival in April include recent Record of the Year Grammy nominee Bon Iver, hit maker Florence + the Machine, and the recently reunited Britpop favorites Pulp, amongst dozens of other acts set to perform each day.

Full Line Up:

Friday, April 13, 20
Alesso
Amon Tobin
Arctic Monkeys
Atari Teenage Riot
Band of Skulls
Breakbot
Cat Power
Datsik
Dawes
Death Grips
EMA
Explosions in the Sky
Feed Me
Frank Ocean
GIRLS
GIVERS
Hello Seahorse!
honeyhoney
James
Jimmy Cliff & Tim Armstrong
Kendrick Lamar
LA Riots
M83
Madeon
Madness
Manchester Orchestra
Mazzy Star
Neon Indian
Other Lives
Pulp
R3hab
Refused
Sean Kuti & Egypt 80
Swedish House Mafia
The Black Angels
The Black Keys
The Dear Hunter
The Horrors
The Midnight Beast
The Rapture
The Sheepdogs
Wolf Gang
WU LYF
Ximena Sarinana Yuck

Saturday, April 14, 21
A$AP Rocky
Andrew Bird
AWOLNATION
Azealia Banks
Black Lips
Bon Iver
Borgore
Buzzcocks
Childish Gambino
David Guetta
Destroyer
Destructo
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
Feist
fIREHOSE
Flying Lotus
Gary Clark Jr.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Grouplove
Jacques Lu Cont
Jeff Mangum
Kaiser Chiefs
Kasabian
Kaskade
Keep Shelly in Athens
Laura Marling
M. Ward
Martin Solveig
Miike Snow
Mt Eden
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Pure Filth Sound
Radiohead
SBTRKT
SebastiAn
Squeeze
St. Vincent
Sub Focus
Suedehead
The Big Pink
The Head and the Heart
The Shins
The Vaccines
tUnE-yArDs
We are Augustines
We Were Promised Jetpacks
Zeds Dead

Sunday, April 15, 22
AraabMUZIK
At The Drive-In
AVICII
Beats Antique
Beirut
Calvin Harris
Company Flow
Dada Life
DJ Shadow
Dragonette
Fanfarlo
First Aid Kit
Fitz and the Tantrums
Florence and the Machine
Flux Pavilion & Dr. P
Gardens & Villa
Girl Talk
Gotye
Greg Ginn
Housse de Racket
Justice
La Roux
Lissie
Metronomy
Modeselektor
Morgan Page
Nero
NOISI?
Oberhofer
Porter Robinson
Real Estate
SantiGold
Sebastian Ingrosso
Sleeper Agent
Spector
The Gaslamp Killer
The Growlers
The Hives
The Weeknd
Wild Beasts
Wild Flag
Zedd

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