Coachella’s full lineup unveiled with Kanye West and Billie Eilish headlining
The long-awaited Coachella 2022 line-up has finally been unveiled. After months of speculation, Coachella has confirmed that Harry Styles, Billie Eilish and Ye (formerly Kanye West) are the top three performers to take the main stage to headline the California festival.
Over the course of two weekends (April 15-17 and April 22-24, 2022), the headliners will be joined by a variety of acts from the worlds of pop, rock, dance, music and dance. house, indie music and more. Coachella 2022 will also mark the return of the Swedish House Mafia to the desert in 10 years. News week has the complete list of acts below.
Coachella 2022 schedule
Friday April 15 and 22
Harry Styles will headline Friday April 15 and Friday April 22 at Coachella, the British star’s first time performing at the festival.
Styles rose to fame as part of boy band One Direction and his career soared after the band’s hiatus in 2015, releasing his self-titled debut solo album in 2017 and second album Fine Line in 2019.
His Coachella performances come just months after completing the North American portion of his Love On Tour, his postponed 2020 world tour.
Before taking to the Coachella stage, audiences will be treated to performances by Phoebe Bridgers, Big Sean, Carly Rae Jepsen, slowthai, MIKA, Princess Nokia, Purple Disco Machine and Logic100.
Saturday April 16 and 23
Billie Eilish makes history as Coachella’s youngest headliner at just 20 years old. The Grammy-winning singer will perform on Saturday April 16 and Saturday April 23, 2022.
Eilish last performed at the festival in 2019 in a setting that went viral. Excerpts from the set are also featured in his documentary Apple TV + 2021, The world is a bit hazy.
Breaking the news on her Instagram, Eilish reported an image from the Coachella 2022 lineup with the caption: “HEADLINING COACHELLA !!!! 2022 !!” alongside two big smiling emoji.
The same weekends as Billie Eilish also happen: Flume, Disclosure, Megan Thee Stallion, BROCKHAMPTON, girl in red, Koffee, Hot Chip, Steve Lacy, Arlo Parks, Floating Points and Holly Humberstone.
Sunday April 17 and 24
As Kanye West, Ye was the headliner of Coachella in 2011 and made several mainstage appearances with other artists, including The Weekend in 2015 and Kid Cudi in 2019.
However, 2022 marks Ye’s first time performing at Coachella and he has the honor of closing the festival.
Doja Cat, Joji, Jamie XX, Maggie Rogers, Fatboy Slim, Dave, Honey Dijon, Orville Peck, Sampa the Great and Duke Dumont will also perform at Coachella on Sunday.
Swedish house mafia
At the moment, it is not known if the Swedish House Mafia where or when the house-music trio will take the Coachella stage. So far, festival organizers have only teased that they will “go back to the desert.”
Music fans will be delighted that the festival takes place this year after the festival was postponed to April 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and again in October 2020, April 2021 and October 2021.
Originally, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, and Rage Against the Machine were billed as headliners in 2020, but things are a lot different this year.
Ocean has already postponed his headlining spot to 2023 and Scott was pulled from the lineup after the tragedy of his Astroworld concert in 2021 in which 10 people died.
As for Rage Against the Machine, it’s unclear why they’re missing from the 2022 lineup. Newsweek has reached out to Coachella for comment. Despite some lineup changes, Coachella 2022 is sure to be a great music weekend with some incredible lineup taking to the stage.
All acts performed at Coachella 2022
The complete Coachella lineup in alphabetical order is as follows:
Amyl and the sniffers
BAD GOOD GOOD
Carly Rae Jepsen
Fat slim boy
88rising HEAD IN CLOUDS FOREVER
Fred again ..
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
girl in red
Giselle Woo and the night owls
King Gizzard and the Lizard Magician
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Louis the child
Mariah the scientist
Megan you stallion
Pink sweatshirt $
Purple disco machine
Running the jewels
Sampa the Great
Curse of surfing
Swedish house mafia
The Blessed Virgin + Dijon Honey
The Martinez brothers