The Coachella lineup is here!
The iconic Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicked off 2018 by dropping this year’s lineup on Twitter early Tuesday evening.
It was already well known that Beyonce would be a headliner. The 36-year-old singer was supposed to take the stage last year, but had to drop out due to her pregnancy and was replaced by Lady Gaga, but she’ll be in formation this April, hitting the desert stage on Saturday.
The Weeknd will headline on Friday, and Eminem will close out the festival on Sunday. Fingers crossed this means we’ll be seeing Queen Bey and Marshall Mathers perform their single, “Walk on Water,” during one of their sets — because we will not be seeing The Weeknd and Selena Gomez relive their last Coachella weekend.
This year’s lineup has a solid mix of indie, alt-rock, R&B and rap performers, plus, as per usual, a few throwback acts. SZA, Kygo, Jamiroquai, St. Vincent, the War on Drugs, Vince Staples, and Kali Uchis will do their thang on Friday.
Haim will return for their nearly annual pilgrimage on Saturday, where they’ll be surrounded by acts that include Tyler, the Creator, David Byrne, alt-J, Post Malone, Fleet Foxes, Chromeo and BØRNS.
Closing out the festival on Sunday will be the likes of ODESZA, Portugal. the Man, Migos, A Perfect Circle, French Montana, Vance Joy and, yes, none other than Cardi B.
The 2018 festival will kick off its first weekend on April 13 and finish up weekend two on April 22.
Now, only one question remains: WWVHD? (That’s “What Will Vanessa Hudgens Do?” She is, after all, our reigning boho Queen of Coachella.)