Coachalla 2018: Beyoncé, David Byrne, SZA, Eminem, Migos, The Weeknd, Chic, Tyler the Creator, King Krule, St. Vincent, Cardi B +

Posted by Billyjam, January 3, 2018 03:18pm | Post a Comment

Making up for last year's last minute dropping out of Coachella by Beyoncé, due to her pregnancy when Lady Gaga jumped in in her place as a headliner, Bey the reigning Queen of Pop confirmed that she assuredly will be among the headliners on the upcoming April 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 

The announcement came today via Twitter from the festival organizers who unveiled the full line-up (see flyer above for which tix will go on sale this Friday) for the big annual double weekend music and arts festival in Indio, California in the Coachella Valley that began back in 1999.

In addition to Beyoncé, Coachella 2018’s two other main headliners are Eminem and The Weeknd; each of whom will close out a separate weekend day's talent-packed day’s lineup.  Scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday over two April weekends (April 13-15th &l 20-22nd)  this year's festival offers  a nice mix of new and established artists that are mostly hip-hop, soul/RnB, indie-rock and electronic acts.

Among those scheduled to perform this year areSZA, David ByrneSt. Vincent, ODESZA, Migos, Post Malone, HAIM, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Tyler, the Creator, King Krule, KygoCardi B, Vince StaplesJamiroquai, Fleet Foxes, Jean-Michel Jarre, The War On Drugs, and alt-J.

See the flyer above for a full listing and/or visit the official Coachella website where, as of Friday January 5th at noon, you can also buy advance tickets.  Meanwhile below are some videos from select number of the performers at Coachella 2018 including music videos from St. Vincent, The War On Drugs and Post Malone, plus enlightening What's in My Bag?/WIMB? (crate digging at Amoeba) videos with Vince Staples, Jean-Michel Jarre and King Krule.

The War On Drugs "Holding On" from the 2017 album A Deeper Understanding (also on LP/vinyl)

WIMB? with Jean-Michel Jarre whose Oxgene 3 was recently reissued by Sony/Legacy (2017)

  St. Vincent "Los Ageless" from the October 2017 album MASSEDUCATION  (also on LP/vinyl)

Vince Staples WIMB? (2016) whose Big Fish Theory as among many critics fave album of 2017

Post Malone "Rock Star (feat 21 Savage)" (2017)

King Krule WIMB? from 2014.  In October 2017 King Krule released The OOZ (also on LP/vinyl)

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