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Coachella lineup includes New Order, OMD, Violent Femmes and more '80s stars

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The Coachella Music and Slacker Handbag Festival, or whatever the formal title is, really isn't something on my radar most years. Maybe that's because I stopped listening to new music about 1987. But this year's Coachella lineup is full of acts from our beloved decade, so maybe there's hope after all.

Among the bands descending on Indio, Calif. for April 12-14 and 19-21: New Order, OMD, Violent Femmes (above), Jello Biafra, Dinosaur Jr., Lou Reed and Sparks. Is it a good enough billing to offset all the other radio unfriendly acts covered with awkward facial hair? Probably not for me. But to each his own.

Check the official Coachella site for the full lineup.

[Last modified: Friday, January 25, 2013 7:53am]

    

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