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Givemean8ball
02-04-2009, 11:32 PM
The 2009 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival recently revealed its lineup, which includes Paul McCartney, Morrissey, The Cure, The Killers, Amy Winehouse and My Bloody Valentine as headliners of the three-day event.

Festival founder Paul Tollett told NME.COM that he has hoped McCartney would perform at the massive California desert festival for a long time.

"Paul McCartney has been on my list of something I would love," Tollett said. "I think it's taken years before we made the radar of an artist like him."

When asked if he thinks veteran rockers such as the former Beatle and Leonard Cohen will attract an older generation of music lovers to the festival, he said, "I don't know if older generations go out to Coachella in big numbers. Some of the more adventuresome, maybe. But I think it's good for people who go to Coachella to see artists like Paul McCartney and Leonard Cohen -- they are pretty incredible. The catalogue of songs those artists have is just great. A lot of it goes back to The Beatles."

As for the younger acts, Tollett said he's confident that Winehouse will put on a good show, despite the fact that she's cancelled festival appearances in the past due to health issues. "Seems like Amy's doing well now, from all accounts," he said. "The last show she did out here was at Coachella in 2007 in a tent. She's too big for that now. She'll play on the main stage before The Killers."

Tollett added that despite the current economic climate and yesterday's (February 3) cancellation of Miami's Langerado Festival due to sluggish ticket sales, he is not concerned about Coachella sales declining. "(The economy) doesn't seem to be affecting anything," he said. "It's going great, tickets are selling really well. I saw that Glastonbury sold out already, so that's exciting."

The Coachella Festival is set to take place April 17, 18 and 19 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California.

wstsidela
02-04-2009, 11:38 PM
lol @ adventuresome old people

MeowMixer
02-04-2009, 11:41 PM
Of course Glastonbury's sold out already. And I hope Amy Winehouse dies.

sportsbunny
02-05-2009, 12:04 AM
lol @ adventuresome old people

What is old anyway? If you like music and dancing I don't think you have to be adventuresome to love Coachella no matter what your age.

Mister DVNO
02-05-2009, 01:10 AM
Paul Tollet has so much optimism that I'm starting to picture him as one of those male-enhancement pill posterboys.

http://i.usatoday.net/news/_photos/2008/02/22/smilingbob1x.jpg

ZackQ
02-05-2009, 08:42 AM
Alright, looks like I won't have to see Amy Winehouse if she's on before the Killers. Here's hoping for an amazing Outdoor Theater line up that day that will hopefully include TVOTR, Fleet Foxes and Band of Horses.

C DUB YA
02-05-2009, 08:52 AM
Glasto sells out almost IMMEDIATELY every year - much different story.

Leckie
02-05-2009, 09:04 AM
CHEMICAL BROTHERS



please?

indietron
02-05-2009, 09:06 AM
Alright, looks like I won't have to see Amy Winehouse if she's on before the Killers. Here's hoping for an amazing Outdoor Theater line up that day that will hopefully include TVOTR, Fleet Foxes and Band of Horses.

Yes please ;)

Trick Loves The Kids
02-05-2009, 09:08 AM
Dear adventuresome old people,

Enjoy your contact high.

- TLTK

PlayaDelWes
02-05-2009, 09:12 AM
Alright, looks like I won't have to see Amy Winehouse if she's on before the Killers. Here's hoping for an amazing Outdoor Theater line up that day that will hopefully include TVOTR, Fleet Foxes and Band of Horses.

Fleet Foxes / Band of Horses back to back Outdoor ~ sunset!!!!

TheWatcher
02-05-2009, 09:14 AM
Dear adventuresome old people,

Enjoy your contact high.

- TLTK

I will. kthanxbai.

Edit: Is 48 old? Not sure.

deeznutz
02-05-2009, 09:18 AM
Contact high, mang those older peeps love the ganja too. Last year I totally smoked some bloke up from england during the waters show. Oh I loved that show.

quicksand
02-05-2009, 09:20 AM
I'm gonna avoid Saturdays main stage like the plague

deeznutz
02-05-2009, 09:31 AM
^^^
Me too!

as of now at least.

James
02-05-2009, 01:49 PM
"Seems like Amy's doing well now, from all accounts,"

really. I wonder where he heard that, because I haven't seen a single thing saying that she's actually making a real recovery. just a bunch of shit about her nabbing people's drinks when they aren't looking. lol.

M Sparks
02-05-2009, 01:51 PM
Dear adventuresome old people,

Enjoy your contact high.

I always do.

algunz
02-05-2009, 01:54 PM
Adventuresome old people = BD and Cr****


I'm getting closer everyday though. :thu

Dr. Lufs-al-ot
02-05-2009, 03:23 PM
I'm gonna avoid Saturdays main stage like the plague

i think thats what EVERYONE will be doing

guest-1185
02-06-2009, 01:57 AM
i think thats what EVERYONE will be doing

Except for TV On The Radio.