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Coachella 2012 lineup: Radiohead, Santigold, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals among acts coming to Florida




The full lineup for the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was announced on Monday, and surprise, surprise: Very few of the acts leading the charge in Indio, Calif., are coming to Florida anytime soon.

But hey, at least we got Radiohead, arguably the biggest name on the entire bill. That's gotta count for something.

Here are the Coachella 2012 acts that we see coming to Tampa Bay and Orlando in the next few months:

Givers: This young indie band performs at The Social in Orlando on Jan. 18. Click here.

Santigold: The spitfire young rapper opens for the Red Hot Chili Peppers on Jan. 23 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Click here. ***UPDATE*** The Chili Peppers have postponed this show until March 29; no word yet on whether Santigold is still opening.

The Dear Hunter: The indie group opens for Anthony Green on Jan. 27 at the State Theatre. Click here.

Avicii: The dance-music superstar (Levels) is headlining a massive rave at the UCF Arena on Jan. 27. Click here.

Radiohead: The alt-rock megastars perform Feb. 29 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Click here.

Grouplove: The up-and-coming SoCal kids will open for Young the Giant on March 17 at the Ritz Ybor. Click here.

Kasabian: Huge in the U.K., these rockers hit the Beacham in Orlando on March 18. Click here.

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (above): They'll open for Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw at Raymond James Stadium on June 2. Click here.

Doesn't mean we can't keep wishing, though. Which Coachella 2012 acts would you love to see come to Florida? Off the top of our head, our top 10 would probably be Pulp, Feist, Calvin Harris, M83, Bon Iver, The Hives, The Black KeysAt the Drive-In, Wild Flag and Mazzy Star (yeah, Mazzy Star! You heard us!). What about you?

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11:49am]


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