Coldplay, Muse, Interpol for Coachella?

Coldplay at T in the Park 2003 by Stephen Franklyn
Coldplay at T in the Park 2003 by Stephen Franklyn

The dates for this year's Coachella festival have been confirmed, with Coldplay, The Killers, Muse, Interpol and Franz Ferdinand among those strongly rumoured to be playing.

The American festival returns for its sixth year between 30 April – 1 May at the Empire Polo Field, Indio, California.

Over two days, more than 100,000 people turned up to last year’s event to see headline sets from the Pixies, Radiohead and The Cure.

Although the line-up for 2005 has not yet been revealed, Coldplay are strongly rumoured to be headlining on one night.

Virtual Festivals has also heard reliable murmers that Interpol and Muse are already booked for the event. 

And Franz Ferdinand and The Killers have both told that they’re looking forward to playing in the desert setting.

Other bands who have apparently been asked to play include The Futureheads, Snow Patrol, and Keane. Others being talked about include Secret Machines, Hot Hot Heat, Phoenix, Bloc Party, The Bravery and Radio 4.

CLICK HERE for more information on Coachella 2005. The confirmed line-up will be published on Virtual Festivals as it is announced.