Cake, Pete Yorn, the Strokes, Perry Farrell and a Siouxsie and the Banshees reunion are among the additions to the third Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Organizers for the two-day concert, scheduled for Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California, on April 27 and 28, have also added dozens of electronic music acts, including Sandra Collins and Pete Tong.
Cake, Yorn and Siouxsie and the Banshees join previously announced acts BjÃ¶rk, the Chemical Brothers, Sasha and Digweed, Groove Armada, Jurassic 5, Queens of the Stone Age and KRS-One on April 27. Jack Johnson, the Beta Band, G. Love and Special Sauce, the Charlatans UK, Cornershop, Folk Implosion, Jimmy Van M, Lee Burridge, International Noise Conspiracy, Z-Trip, Pharcyde, the Vines, Citizen Cope, Kosheen, Forest for the Trees, Princess Superstar and Saul Williams will also perform on Coachella’s first day.
The Strokes, Farrell (as DJ Peretz), Collins and Tong will join Oasis, Foo Fighters, the Prodigy, Paul Oakenfold, Belle and Sebastian, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Mos Def, Dilated Peoples, Ozomatli and DJ Tiesto on April 28. New acts for the second day include Cornershop, BT, Saves the Day, Galactic, Christopher Lawrence, DJ Dan, Zero 7, Blonde Redhead, the Mars Volta, Elbow, Triple Threat, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Fairview, Ping Pong Bitches, Rock Steady Crew, Medusa and Cut Chemist.
Basement Jaxx and St. Germain are no longer confirmed for the festival, organizers said Tuesday (February 26).
Tickets for Coachella, which cost $75 each day, go on sale Saturday. Two-day passes will be sold for $125. Nearby camping sights and other information can be found on the festival’s official Web site.