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Coachella Lineup Is Here!

Holy moly with pepperoni and cheese on top! The 2011 Coachella Lineup is here, and its unbelievable! It’s like… If Coachella were a person, they didn’t just break me off a piece of their Kit Kat bar, but instead, bought me an entire Kit Kat Factory and then sold it so they could buy a Snickers factory because they know I like Snickers better. It’s the apple of my eye, the honey in my tea and the Patrick Carney to my Dan Auerbach. I’m thinking about asking it on a date.


The headliners include: Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The Strokes, The Black Keys, Animal Collective, Interpol, Mumford and Sons, and The National… Not to mention the other 200 amazing artists. The lineup this year is Lollapalooza ‘07 and Glastonbury ‘10’s baby that they abandoned in the California desert. It has an eclectic mix of Indie Rock, Pop, Electronic, Dance and Folk.

I haven’t been so excited to see a group of musicians in my entire life. I keep playing the game “If someone had a gun to your head and said you can only see 3 bands a day, which 3 would you pick.” Well, I’ve been playing for 12 hours and that figurative gun is still there. The one thing I’m completely certain of is my dream to run into this guy:

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  • Cochella may try to imitate, but it ain’t got nuthin’ on the one, the only, the original New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival:

    http://www.nojazzfest.com/

    Arcade Fire, Bon Jovi, Jimmy Buffett, Kid Rock, John Mellencamp, Wilco, Willie Nelson, The Strokes, Robert Plant, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Sonny Rollins, John Legend & The Roots, The Avett Brothers, Cyndi Lauper, Wyclef Jean, Mumford & Sons, Alejandro Sanz, Jason Mraz, Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Lupe Fiasco, Arlo Guthrie, Jamey Johnson, Fantasia, Kenny G, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Decemberists, Gregg Allman Blues Band, Vickie Winans, Lucinda Williams, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Robert Cray, Bobby Blue Bland, Mighty Clouds of Joy, Edie Brickell, Keb’ Mo’, Rance Allen, Ahmad Jamal, Fourplay, Ricky Skaggs, Amos Lee, Jesse Winchester, Michelle Shocked, Tabou Combo, RAM, and Boukman Eksperyans of Haiti, Punch Brothers, Ron Carter Trio, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Ivan Lins, Charlie Musselwhite, Maceo Parker with guest Pee Wee Ellis and more are all among the national and international guest artists scheduled to appear at the 42nd edition of the Jazz Fest.

    There seems to be a lot of overlap with Cochella performers though