Coachella 2018 lineup will include Beyoncé, Eminem, The Weeknd & SZA
It’s the first time that a rock act hasn’t headlined the festival.
Beyoncé, Eminem and The Weeknd will headline the 2018 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio.
To be held on the grassy fields of Indio’s Empire Polo Club, the latest installment of the world’s biggest and most profitable annual music festival will take place on the consecutive weekends of April 13-15 and April 20-22.
Tickets will go on sale Friday at noon on the Coachella website.
The Weeknd will headline on April 13 and 20.
Beyoncé will headline April 14 and 21. She was scheduled to headline the 2017 edition of Coachella, but postponed until this year after learning she was pregnant with twins.
Eminem will headline April 15 and 22.
Other confirmed acts include SZA, Kygo, Haim, Jamiroquai, Tyler the Creator, St. Vincent, Post Malone, Portugal the Man, A Perfect Circle, ODESZA, The War on Drugs, Migos, Cardi B, former Talking Heads leader David Byrne and Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers.
The 2017 edition of Coachella expanded its daily capacity from just over 99,000 to 125,000 and grossed a record $114 million-plus.
Twenty percent of the attendees came from San Diego County, according to the festival’s promoters, who track ticket sales by ZIP code. As in previous years. the festival sold out in an instant, with many fans buying their tickets before a single 2017 act had been announced.
A three-day general admission festival pass for this year’s Coachella festival is priced $429 ($30 more than last year), while a general admission pass with a bus shuttle pass is $504.
VIP passes cost $999 each (up $100 from last year); plus an additional $150 for VIP parking.
Car camping and tent camping are both priced at $113 apiece. Companion parking for campers is $60; shuttle passes are $75.
The alphabetical list of all of the Coachella 2018 performers is as follows:
A Perfect Circle
Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers
Chloe x Halle
Detroit Love (Carl Craig, Kyle Hall, Moodymann)
First Aid Kit
Greta Van Fleet
Los Ángeles Azules
Louis the Child
Mild High Club
Motor City Drum Ensemble
Nothing But Thieves
Portugal. The Man
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Tank and the Bangas
The Black Madonna
The War on Drugs
Tyler, the Creator
Westside Gunn + Conway
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