Tool, the Beastie Boys, and Coldplay will headline this year’s installment of the All Points West Festival—Goldenvoice’s attempt to bring the open-air vibe of Coachella to the East Coast, only with more public-transit-related headaches and people whining about beer limits—which will take place in New Jersey the weekend of July 31. Also on the bill: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Mogwai, Heartless Bastards, Lykke Li, and Neko Case. And comedians! Full lineup after the jump.
Friday, July 31: Beastie Boys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, The National, Fleet Foxes, MSTRKRFT, Q-Tip, The Pharcyde, Organized Konfusion, The Knux, Ra Ra Riot, Seasick Steve, Telepathe, Shearwater, Heartless Bastards, Flying Lotus, College Humor Live, Arj Barker, Eugene Mirman and Bo Burnham.
Saturday, August 1: Tool, My Bloody Valentine, Gogol Bordello, Arctic Monkeys, Neko Case, The Ting Tings, Yelle, Crystal Castles, St. Vincent, Tokyo Police Club, The Cool Kids, Kool Keith, Cage the Elephant, Chairlift, White Rabbits, Electric Touch, The Postelles, Black Gold, College Humor Live, Tim & Eric, Judah Friedlander and Jim Jeffries.
Sunday, August 2: Coldplay, Echo & The Bunnymen, MGMT, The Black Keys, Elbow, Silversun Pickups, Mogwai, We Are Scientists, Ghostland Observatory, The Gaslight Anthem, Etienne De Crecy, Lykke Li, Akron/Family, Steel Train, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, College Humor Live, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Showalter and Todd Barry.
Single-day tickets are $89, and a three-day pass—the chance to see College Humor Live every day!—will set you back $199. And yes, there is a oh-so-fashionable layaway plan available.
All Points West [Official site]