Top 10 picks of Coachella 2011: 86 days and counting

The Coachella 2011 line-up was released yesterday, and it must be commented on. There are some surprises and some pitfalls but overall it’s a pretty decent stacking. Here are my top 10 shows for each day, in no particular order.

Friday, April 15th

  1. Glasser
  2. Robyn
  3. Clare Maguire
  4. Warpaint
  5. Hurts
  6. Marina & the Diamonds
  7. The Black Keys
  8. Tame Impala
  9. Cold War Kids
  10. Kele

Saturday, April 16th

  1. Cults
  2. Arcade Fire
  3. Fat Freddy’s Drop
  4. The Love Language
  5. The Twelves
  6. The Radio Dept.
  7. Raphael Saadiq
  8. Yacht
  9. Two Door Cinema Club
  10. Freelance Whales

Sunday, April 17th

  1. Ratatat
  2. Twin Shadow
  3. The National
  4. Phantogram
  5. HEALTH
  6. Chromeo
  7. Delorean
  8. Ellie Goulding
  9. Foster the People
  10. Best Coast

What are your picks? No denying that there’s some serious talent this year. There are a few in particular that I’m most excited about seeing them on this list as their inclusion is well-deserved: Phantogram, Twin Shadow, Glasser, Hurts, Cults and The Radio Dept. stand out for me.

Click here to see the full lineup.

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One thought on “Top 10 picks of Coachella 2011: 86 days and counting

  1. you absolutely gotta see these guys on day 1

    Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
    Gypsy and the Cat
    The Drums

    & Twin Shadow will be amazing

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