2005


Weekend Attendance
110,000

Ticket Prices
$80 per day

A Dark Year
This year brought a dark and ominous sound to the California desert, featuring Nine Inch Nails and The Prodigy. Coachella was lucky to have mid-80s weather during the weekend and a lot of interesting new acts. Some of the biggest names in music made an appearance such as: Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails, Bright Eyes, The Chemical Brothers, Snow Patrol, Block Party, Arcade Fire, Weezer, M.I.A and many more.

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Top Genre in 1999

Indie

Artist Lineup


Saturday, April 30
Coldplay
Bauhaus
Weezer (2001)
The Chemical Brothers (1999, 2001, 2002)
Wilco (2004)
Keane
Snow Patrol
Rilo Kiley
Café Tacuba (2003)
Doves
Sage Francis
the Raveonettes
Bloc Party
Mercury Rev
Fantomas
Hernan Cattaneo (2003)
Spoon
Zap Mama
DJ Peretz
Jamie Cullum
M83
Ambulance LTD
Four Tet
MF Doom
Josh Wink
Amp Fiddler
Tiga
the Kills
UNKLE James Lavelle
the Secret Machines
Boom Bip Swayzak
DJ Marky
Immortal Technique
Jean Grae
Razorlight
Katie Melua
Radio 4
Buck 65
Nic Armstrong and the Thieves
Eisley (2003)
the Sexy Magazines
k-os
Sunday, May 1
Nine Inch Nails
New Order
Bright Eyes (2004)
Gang of Four
the Prodigy (2002)
Black Star
the Faint
Roni Size (1999, 2001)
Armin Van Buuren
the Arcade Fire
Pinback
Roots Manuva
DJ Krush
Z-Trip (2001, 2002)
Thrice
Junkie XL
M.I.A.
British Sea Power
the Dresden Dolls
Miss Kittin
the Fiery Furnaces
Ben Watt
Aesop Rock (2003)
the Perceptionists
Jem
Autolux
Donavon Frankenreiter
Sixtoo
Tegan and Sara
Stereophonics
the Bravery
Matthew Dear
Diplo
Subtle
Beans
Shout Out Louds
the Futureheads
Sloan
Kasbian
the Blood Brothers
Matmos
Wolf Eyes
the Locust
Gram Rabbit
Smokestacks
Zion I
Midlake