At some place called Indio in California (excuse the ignorance) there is a festival called the Coachella Valley Music Festival. All I know about it is that it has an absolutely dizzying array of amazing artists. Check this list out for size.
Saturday: Radiohead, The Pixies, Kraftwerk, Wilco, The (International) Noise Conspiracy, The Rapture, Desert Sessions, Laurent Garnier, Hieroglyphics, Kinky, Stereolab, Future Sound of London, And you will know us by The Trail of Dead, Peretz, Death Cab for Cutie, Sparta, LCD Soundsystem, Living Legends, Sander Kleinenberg, The Black Keys, The Sounds, Howie Day, Junior Senior, Mark Farina, Moving Units, Sahara Hotnights, Electric Six, The Stills, Seb Fontaine, 22-20’s, Da Lata, Juana Molina, Phantom Planet, Mindless Self Indulgence, Dios, Jem, Q and not U, stellastarr*, Erase Errata, The Section Quartet, DJ Icon.
Sunday: The Cure, The Flaming Lips, Air, Belle & Sebastian, Basement Jaxx, Paul Van Dyk, Bright Eyes, Atmosphere, Thursday, BRMC, Cursive, Le Tigre, The Crystal Method, Dizzee Rascal, Adam Freeland, Mogwai, Ash, 2many Dj’s, Muse, Sidestepper, Donald Glaude, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, The Thrills, Broken Social Scene, Richard Fearless, The Sleepy Jackson, Ferry Corsten, Prefuse 73, !!!, The Cooper Temple Clause, Sage Francis, T. Raumschmiere, The Killers, Home Town Hero, The Section Quartet.