2008


Weekend Attendance
151,666

Ticket Prices
$85 per day

Another Coachella Loss
This was the first year since 2003 that Coachella didn't sell out of tickets. The event lost $3 million from not reaching ticket sale goals. The first ever fatality at Coachella occurred after finding an unresponsive man Monday morning after the festival.

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Top Genre in 2008

Electronic

Artist Lineup


Friday, April 25
Prince
The Verve
Raconteurs
The Breeders
Fatboy Slim (2001)
Tegan and Sara (2001)
Madness
The Swell Season
The National
Animal Collective (2006)
Slightly Stoopid
MumSharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Stars
Battles
Aesop Rock (2003, 2005)
Midnight Juggernauts
Does It Offend You
Yeah?
Minus the Bear (2006)
Spank Rock (2007)
Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip
Diplo (2005)
Adam Freeland (2001, 2004)
Santo Gold
Jens Lekman
John Butler Trio
Vampire Weekend
Dan Deacon
Architecture in Helsinki
Sandra Collins (2002)
Busy P
Cut Copy
Black Lips
Datarock
Professor Murder
Reverend and the Makers
The Bees
Porter
Rogue Wave
Modeselektor
American Bang
Lucky I Am
Saturday, April 26
Roger Waters
Portishead
Kraftwerk
Death Cab for Cutie (2004)
Cafe Tacuba (2003, 2005)
Sasha & Digweed (2002)
Rilo Kiley (2005)
Dwight Yoakam
M.I.A. (2005)
Hot Chip (2007)
Cold War Kids
Stephen Malkmus & the JicksDeVotchKa
Flogging Molly
Mark Ronson
Turbonegro
Scars on Broadway
IslandsEnter Shikari
Calvin Harris
Boyz Noize (2008)
Junkie XL (2005)
Cinematic Orchestra
Jamie TThe Teenagers
VHS or Beta
Carbon/Silicon
Erol Alkan
Yo Majesty!
Little Brother
Bonde Do Role
St. Vincent
Akron Family
MGMT
Institubes DJs
James Zabiela
Sebastian
Kavinsky
Dredg
The Bird and the Bee
Grand Ole Party
New Young Pony Club
120 Days
Yoav
Electric Touch
Uffie
Sunday, April 27
Jack Johnson (2002, 2003)
Love & Rockets
My Morning Jacket (2006)
Spiritualized (1999)
Justice (2007)
Gogol Bordello (2007)
Chromeo
The Streets
Metric (2006)
Danny Tenaglia
Simian Mobile Disco
Booka Shade
Murs (2003, 2006)
Dmitri from Paris
Autolux
The Field
Linton Kwesi Johnson
Les Savy Fav
The Cool Kids
Sons & Daughters
Sia
Holy Fuck
Black Kids
Black Mountain
The Annuals
Kid Sister w/A-Trak (1999)
Man Man
Duffy
I’m from Barcelona
Manchester Orchestra
Deadmau5
The Horrors
Austin TV
Shout Out Louds (2005)
Plastiscines
Brett Dennen