Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Grinderman and Violent Femmes Reform For Coachella

by Paul Cashmere on January 25, 2013

in Live,News

Coachella has secured an impressive line-up with reformations for Nick Cave’s Grinderman and Violent Femmes on the list.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

It was a short break-up for Grinderman. Nick Cave announced their last ever gig on December 10, 2011 and said “see you in 10 years”. Obviously he really meant 10 months.

Violent Femmes came to a halt in 2009 when Gordon Gano announced ‘Violent Femmes are over’ and went on to form Bogmen. That obviously turned out well so VF has been reactivated.

Blur and The Stones Roses will headline day 1, Phoenix day 2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers on day 3.

Backstage at Big Day Out Adelaide Flea tweeted today “Wow. saw we are playing coachella on the same bill as nick cave and the bad seeds, and the wutang clan. 2 of my favorite bands of all time”.

Coachella will also happen over two consecutive weekends starting April 12 and 19 this year and like last year repeat the following weekend.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will play on the Sundays but Cave’s Grinderman will reform for the Friday line-up. The other surprise reformation is Violent Femmes, getting back together for the first time since 2009 for Coachella to perform on the Saturday shows.

Australia’s Tame Impala will also play on the Sundays.

Other names include Lou Reed, New Order, Vampire Weekend, Modest Mouse, Johnny Marr and Wu-Tang Clan.

The full line-up is:

Friday, April 12 and April 19
Blur
The Stone Roses
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Modest Mouse
Lou Reed
Jurassic 5
grinderman
Bassnectar
Dog Blood
How to Destroy Angels
Passion Pit
Tegan and Sara
Band of Horses
beach House
Metric
Local Natives
Of Monsters and Men
Infected Mushroom
Japandroids
Divine Fits
Stars
Johnny Marr
Luciano
Wolfgang Gartner
Nicky Romero
Modestep
Tommy Trash
Thomas Gold
The Shouting Matches
Dillon Francis
Four Tet
Aesop Rock
Alt-J
Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine
TNGHT
Jake Bugg
Earl Sweatshirt
Polica
Sparks
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra
Purity Ring
Lee Scratch Perry
Dam-Funk
DJ Harvey
Jamie xx
Seth Troxler
Youth Lagoon
Deathfix
C2C
Beardyman
Lord Huron
Palma Violets
ID Echo
Skinny Lister
The Neighbourhood
Sam XL Pure Filth Sound

Saturday, April 13 and 20
Phoenix
The xx
The Postal Service
Sigur Ros
New Order
Hot Chip
Grizzly Bear
Knife Party
Benny Benassi
Two Door Cinema Club
Moby
Descendents
Yeasayer
Franz Ferdinand
Violent Femmes
Simian Mobile Disco
Spiritualized
Puscifer
Cafe Tacuba
Portugal. The Man
The Make-Up
Bat for Lashes
Richie Hawtin
Major Lazer
Fedde Le Grand
Dropkick Murphys
Foals
Ben Howard
2 Chainz
Janelle Monae
Danny Brown
Wild Nothing
Booka Shade
Bingo Players
Allen Stone
El-P
The Selecter
Pusha T
Kill the Noise
The Evens
Biffy Clyro
Theophilus London
Baauer
Zane Lowe
Trash Talk
Birdy Nam Nam
Action Bronson
Jason Bentley
The Wombats
Guards
Mona
Savages
Shovels & Rope
Huoratron
Kurt Vile
Reignwolf
Cassy
2Ball MTY
Kids These Days
The 2 Bears
The Colourist
Vintage Trouble

Sunday, April 14 and 21
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Vampire Weekend
Social Distortion
Wu-Tang Clan
Pretty Lights
Eric Prydz
Tame Imapala
The Lumineers
Dead Can Dance
La Roux
James Blake
Excision
Grimes
The Gaslight Anthem
The Faint
Hardwell
Paul Oakenfold
Dinosaur Jr.
Raider Klan
OMD
Roni Size
The Airborne Toxic Event
Father John Misty
Tanlines
Rodriguez
Alex Clare
Paul Kalkbrenner
Jessie Ware
Loco Dice
Jamie Jones
The Three O’Clock
Disclosure
Mimosa
Cloud Nothings
Parov Stelar Band
Julio Bashmore
Thee Oh Sees
Dub Fx
Maya Jane Coles
JEFF the Brotherhood
Smith Westerns
Dirtyphonics
Joris Voorn
Hanni El Khatib
Danny Avila
Ghost
DIIV
Little Green Cars
Mord Fustang
James McCartney
Unicorn Kid
Robert DeLong
White Arrows
Deap Vally
Wild Belle
Adrian Lux
Ladies Night

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