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Coachella 2016 line-up announced; LCD Soundsystem to headline

January 5, 2016

James MurphyLCD Soundsystem will return after a five-year hiatus to headline the Coachella festival.

The iconic fest takes place over April 15th – 17th and 22nd – 24th at the Empire Polo Grounds in California, with the James Murphy outfit topping the bill at this year’s event. Guns’ N Roses and Calvin Harris are the other headline acts. The original classic GnR line-up are expected to reunite at the event for the first time in two decades.

Other acts appearing include Foals, Courtney Barnett, the Last Shadow Puppets, Sufjan Stevens, M83, Grimes, The Kills, Savages, Beach House, CHVRCHES, Miike Snow, and Bat For Lashes.

A LCD Soundsystem live return has been expected following the surprising release of the Christmas song “Christmas Will Break Your Heart” on Xmas Day.

View the official poster for Coachella below.


Words by David Huxley.

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