The line up for Coachella 2018 came out today and the festival features a big mix of artist from chart toppers Beyonce, Eminem, The Weeknd, mixed with lesser known artist, to relatively successful artist.
Whether you like the list or not, it is a nice mix to a festival that is trying to reinvent itself while trying to at least make money as a business.
From April 13 – 22, patrons have a long list of artist to check out – Friday April 13 & 20:
The Weeknd, SZA, Kygo, Jamiroquai, St. Vincent, The War on Drugs, Vince Staples, Soulwax, Jean-Michael Jarre, Daniel Caesar, Kali Uchis, Los Angeles Azules, Deorro, Maceo Plex, Alan Walker, The Neighbourhood, Alison Wonderland, Kelela, Rezz, Bleachers, Black Coffee, SuperDuperKyle, Justin Martin, Belly, TroyBoi, Dreams, Perfume Genius, PVRIS, Moses Sumney, Leon, Greta Van Fleet, Tank and the Bangas, Cash Cash, Whethan, Skip Marley, Elohim, Detroit Love, Benjamin Clementine, Carpenter Brut, The Blaze, Knox Fortune, MHD, Slow Magic, Avalon Emerson, Fazerdaze, Moon Boots, HITO, Helado Negro, The Buttertones, The Regrettes, Boogarins, The Marias and Senor Kino.
Saturday April 14 & 21:
Beyonce, Haim, Tyler The Creator, David Byrne, Alt-J, Post Malone, Fleet Foxes, Chromeo, Chic, Mile Rodgers, Borns, Louis the Child, Angel Olsen, Jungle, Blackbear, Mo, Tash Sultana, Brockhampton, Marian Hill, Alina Baraz, First Aid Kit, Snakehips, Highly Suspect, Wizkid, Jorja Smith, Alvvays, The Black Madonna, Tom Misch, Django Django, X Japan, Benjamin Booker, Flatbush Zombies, Ekali, Yaeji, Party Favor, Big Thief, Jason Bentley, Oh Sees, Sigrid, Busy P, The Bronx, AC Slater, Sudan Archives, Jackmaster, Otoboke beaver, Chloe x Halle, Sir Sly, Hundred Waters, Pachanga Boys, Bedouin, Cherry Glazerr, Mid High Club, Priests, Ron Gallo, Declan McKenna, Bane’s World and Kittens.
Sunday April 15 & 22:
Eminem, Odesza, Portugal. the Man, Migos, A Perfect Circle, Cardi B, Miguel, King Krule, Illenium, Kamasi Washington, French Montana, 6lack, Vance Joy, Russ, Lany the Drums, Amine, Jessie Ware, Jamie Jones, Kamaiyah, San Holo, Fidlar, Dej Loaf, Petit Biscuit, Ibeyi, LP, Motot City Drum Ensemble, Princess Nokia, Aurora, Noname, Jacob Banks, Chris Liebing, Jidenna, Hayley Kiyoko, Barclay Crenshaw, Lion Babe, Giraffage, Talaboman, They., Cuco, Joseph Capriati, Hannah Wants, Nothing But Thieves, John Maus, Kolsch, Japanese Breakfast, Magic Giant, Omar-S, Michael Mayer, Westside Gunn + Conway, Buscabulla, Peggy Gou, Snail Mail, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, B Boys and the Delirians
As far as actually choosing who to see, well that is entirely up to you. However, my list would consist of Alison Wonderland, Elohim, St. Vincent, Alvvays, Mo, Princess Nokia, Tash Sultana, Django Django and that’s about it.
I am sure there are a whole lot of good artist worth checking out, like Cardi B, Perfume Genius, SZA, Alan Walker, PVRIS, Bleachers, Haim, Tyler the Creator, Angel Olson, Hundred Waters, Japanese Breakfast, and many others.
Head on over to Coachella’s website for more.