Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, Ariana Grande and Idris Elba (No Really)

“Luther” actor is doing a DJ set at the festival happening April 12-14 and April 19-21 in Indio, California

Last Updated: January 2, 2019 @ 11:28 PM

Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande will headline this year’s edition of Coachella, festival promoter Goldenvoice announced on Wednesday night.

Also, a surprise name ended up on the bill: Idris Elba. Yes, that Idris Elba. The actor has DJ’d in the past, but this would be his biggest appearance to date. Face it, in real life, James Bond wants to play him.

The annual event will take place at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California from April 12-14 and April 19-21.

Other featured artists include Janelle Monae, Solange (a year after her sister Beyonce headlined no less), British rockers The 1975, country superstar Kacey Musgraves, Latin trap phenom Bad Bunny, rock veterans Weezer, stoner rappers Wiz Khalifa and Kid Cudi, Aphex Twin, Jaden Smith and rising newcomers Billie Eilish, BLACKPINK and Soccer Mommy. BLACKPINK are the first female K-pop act to perform at Coachella.

This is Childish Gambino’s (Donald Glover) second Coachella appearance, with the previous one taking place in 2012, and this is his first as a headliner. Tame Impala previously appeared in the desert in 2013 and 2015. The Australian psych-rockers will be headlining for the first time as well. This is pop star Grande’s first performance at Coachella.

Earlier on Wednesday, TMZ reported that Kanye West dropped out of a headline slot due to what was called an “artistically limiting” stage design. Previously, music industry trade Hits Daily Double reported in October that Gambino, West and Justin Timberlake would headline the festival.

Coachella started in 1999, and has taken place every year since except for 2000. The festival expanded to two weekends in 2012.

Check out the rest of the lineup below:

070 Shake
88Glam
Adriatique
Agoria
Alice Merton
Âme
Amelie Lens
Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals
Anna Lunoe
Aphex Twin
Ariana Grande
A R I Z O N A
Bad Bunny
Bakar
Bassnectar
Bazzi
Beach Fossils
Billie Eilish
BLACKPINK
Blond:ish
Blood Orange
Bob Moses
boy pablo
Burna Boy
Calypso Rose
CamelPhat
Charlotte de Witte
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Childish Gambino
CHON
Chris Lake
Christine and the Queens
CHVRCHES
Cirez D
Clairo
CloZee
Cola Boyy
Dave P.
Deep Dish
Dennis Lloyd
Dermot Kennedy
Dillon Francis
Diplo
DJ Snake
Dusky
dvsn
Easy Life
Ella Mai
Emily King
FISHER
FKJ
Four Tet
Gesaffelstein
Gorgon City
Gryffin
Gucci Gang
Guy Gerber
Heidi Lawden
H.E.R.
Hop Along
Hot Since 82
Hurray for the Riff Raff
HYUKOH
Iceage
Idris Elba
J Balvin
Jaden Smith
Jain
Jambinai
Jan Blomqvist
Janelle Monáe
Jauz
Javiera Mena
Jon Hopkins
JPEGMAFIA
Juice WRLD
Kacey Musgraves
Kaytranada
Kayzo
Kero Kero Bonito
Khalid
Khruangbin
Kid Cudi
King Princess
Kölsch
Las Robertas
Lauren Lane
Lee Burridge
Let’s Eat Grandma
Little Simz
Lizzo
Los Tucanes De Tijuana
Mac DeMarco
Maggie Rogers
Mansionair
Men I Trust
Mon Laferte
Mr Eazi
Murda Beatz
NGHTMRE
Nic Fanciulli
Nicole Moudaber
Nina Kraviz
Nocturnal Sunshine
Nora En Pure
Ocho Ojos
Ookay
Parcels
Patrice Bäumel
Perfume
Playboi Carti
Polo & Pan
Pusha T
RAT BOY
Razorbumps
Rico Nasty
Rosalía
Ross From Friends
RÜFÜS DU SOL
Sabrina Claudio
SALES
serpentwithfeet
SG Lewis
Shallou
shame
Sheck Wes
SiR
Smino
SOB X RBE
Soccer Mommy
Social House
SOFI TUKKER
Solange
SOPHIE
Soulection
Steady Holiday
Stephan Bodzin
Still Woozy
Superorganism
Tale Of Us
Tame Impala
Tara Brooks
The 1975
The Frights
The Garden
The Interrupters
The Messthetics
The Red Pears
Tierra Whack
Tomasa del Real
Turnover
Turnstile
Ty Segall & White Fence
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
U.S. Girls
Virgil Abloh
Walker & Royce
Wallows
Weezer
Wiz Khalifa
Yellow Days
YG
Yotto
Yves Tumor
Zedd

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