- 03 Jan 19
The Californian festival will also feature The 1975, Janelle Monáe, Christine and the Queens
The festival is set to take place in Indio April 12-14 and 19-21. The opening night will be headlined by Childish Gambino. The multi-talented rapper, singer, writer, actor topped the Hot Press Songs of the year 2018 with his track ‘This is America’.
On Saturday night, Australian psych-rock band Tame Impala will headline. Following the announcement, the band took to Twitter promising: “New year. New shows. New sounds.” A strong indication a follow-up album to the highly successful Currents, could be released this year.
New year. New shows. New Sounds. pic.twitter.com/M9eETezG6z
— Tame Impala (@tameimpala) January 3, 2019
Ariana Grande will close out the festival. The pop star has had a tumultuous year, the Manchester arena attack, the death of ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, and split from fiancé Pete Davidson.
Irish singer, Dermot Kennedy is also on the bill. He tweeted: “I’M PLAYING COACHELLA! This is surreal. A dream come true. See you soon, California!”
See the complete line-up below.