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Coachella Makes More Lineup Changes

The switches didn't end with Beyonce/Gaga

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Coachella is about to brim with fans.

    Sure, Beyonce was replaced with Lady Gaga at the festival in the desert, but Coachella has made a few more changes to the lineup as well.

    Some of the most notable additions are the veteran Long Beach punks of T.S.O.L., booty-rap artist D.R.A.M. and the UK grime rapper Skepta, while some less-known artists also got the nod, including Columbian Latin Grammy winners Diamante Eléctrico and Dudu Tassa & the Kuwaitis of Israel, who are one of the biggest artists of Mizrahi music.

    A slew of indie garage-punk artists were tapped for the bill as well: Tall Juan, the Paranoyds, Surf Curse, Downtown Boys, Slow Hollows, Thee Commonsand Las Ligas Menores, many of which will likely be playing in the smoldering heat of the early afternoon.

    Making room for some of the additions are a few acts no longer making their way to the desert, such as the iconic Nigerian performer King Sunny Ade, English singer/songwriter Declan Mckenna, and Moss Kena (most known for their dreamy remix of Kendrick Lamar's "These Walls"). 

    FRIDAY

    Added:

    • D.R.A.M
    • Dudu Tassa & the Kuwaitis
    • Surfbort
    • Diamante Electrico
    • Tall Juan
    • The Paranoyds
    • Shannon & the Clams

    SATURDAY

    Added:

    • Surf Curse
    • Downtown Boys
    • Slow Hollows
    • Thee Commons
    • Las Ligas Menores
    • Quitapenas

    Cut:

    • Declan McKenna

    SUNDAY

    Added:

    • T.S.O.L
    • Skepta

    Cut:

    • King Sunny Ade

    Musician, people-pleaser, lover, fighter and writer Matthew Craig Burke has been spewing musical words of wisdom since never. He lives off of peanut butter sandwiches, beer and Beck Hansen. Follow his updates on Facebook or contact him directly.