Coachella Lineup Announced

BjörkRage Against The Machine, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bjork are confirmed as the headliners for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Set for Friday, April 27, Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, Coachella will again take place at the breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA.

For the first time in its eighth outing, Coachella expands to three days, giving concert-goers an additional day of music to experience the eclectic mix of acts for which the festival has become known.

The preliminary line-up (as of January 22) is as follows, with the list growing in the months leading up to the festival. The updated day-by-day line-up is as follows:

FRIDAY APRIL 27: Björk • Interpol • the Jesus and Mary Chain • Arctic Monkeys• Jarvis Cocker • Sonic Youth • Faithless • DJ Shadow • Peeping Tom • Felix Da Housecat • Brazilian Girls• Peaches • Rufus Wainwright • Stephen Marley featuring Jr. Gong • Nickel Creek• We Are Scientists • Digitalism • Tokyo Police Club • Comedians of Comedy • El-P • Julieta Venegas • Gogol Bordello • Circa Survive • Silversun Pickups • Gillian Welch • Tilly and the Wall • Benny Benassi • Amy Winehouse • David Guetta • Noisettes • Evil Nine • Busdriver • Brother Ali

SATURDAY APRIL 28: The Red Hot Chili Peppersâ—? the Arcade Fire • Tiësto • the Decemberists • the Good, the Bad and the Queen • Travis • Kings of Leon • Gotan Project • the Rapture • LCD Soundsystem • Blonde Redhead • the New Pornographers • the Black Keys • !!! • Regina Spektor • Hot Chip • MSTRKRFT • Ozomatli • Ghostface Killah • Fountains of Wayne • Jack’s Mannequin • Peter Bjorn and John • VNV Nation • Sparklehorse • the Nightwatchman • Roky Erickson & the Explosives Cornelius • CocoRosie • Andrew Bird • the Frames • the Fratellis • Justice • Pharoahe Monch • Fields • the Cribs • Girl Talk • Mike Relm • DJ Heather • Pop Levi • Yeva

SUNDAY APRIL 29: Rage Against the Machine • Manu Chao -Radio Bemba Sound System • Air • Paul van Dyk • Happy Mondays • Willie Nelson • Crowded House • Placebo • Kaiser Chiefs • Damien Rice • the Roots • Explosions in the Sky • Konono No.1 • Soulwax • Richie Hawtin • Infected Mushroom • Lily Allen â—? Amos Lee • José González • Spank Rock • Rodrigo Y Gabriela • Against Me! • Ratatat • Junior Boys • the Feeling • the Kooks • CSS • Klaxons • Tapes ‘n Tapes • Teddybears • Lupe Fiasco • Mando Diao â—? Grizzly Bear • Mika • the Coup • the Avett Bros. • Anathallo • Fair to Midland

Tickets for the festival will go on sale Saturday, January 27 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. General admission tickets are priced at $249.00 for a three-day pass and there will be a very limited amount of single day tickets available for $85.00, plus applicable service charges and a $1 donation per day for charity. In the Coachella festival tradition, there is free parking and the doors to the venue will open at 11:00 AM everyday. Parking lots and the box office open at 9:00 AM.

In addition, camping passes will go sale at the same time and are available for anyone 18 and over. The cost is $45 for a four-night stay. Camping opens Thursday, April 26 at 5:00 PM and ends Monday, April 30 at 10:00 AM. The campground facilities include a general store, food court, restrooms, showers and shade areas. The Coachella campground is conveniently located adjacent to the festival grounds and campers may park in a special camping parking lot next to the campground. Parking is included with the price of each camping ticket.

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