LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — AEG subsidiary Goldenvoice, the folks behind the hugely popular Coachella and Stagecoach festivals, is expanding the Coachella brand with a pair of music-themed cruises dubbed the S.S. Coachella.
With a lineup featuring performances by Hot Chip, Yeasayer, Girl Talk, James Murphy (DJ Set), Sleigh Bells, Simian Mobile Disco, Z-Trip, !!!, Warpaint, DJ Harvey, El-P, Killer Mike and more, the cruises will sail from Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas, December 16-19, 2012 and Fort Lauderdale to Jamaica, December 19-23, 2012.
Both cruises will feature identical lineups and take place aboard the 122,000 ton Celebrity Solstice, one of the largest cruise ships in existence.
Complete line up as of July 17, 2012: Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, Girl Talk, James Murphy (DJ Set), Sleigh Bells, Simian Mobile Disco, Z-Trip, !!!, Warpaint, DJ Harvey, El-P, Killer Mike, Black Lips, The Gaslamp Killer, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Jason Bentley, The Rapture (DJ Set), Father John, Misty, Tokimonsta,& Alf Alpha.
Goldenvoice has become an industry powerhouse on the strength of their popular festivals. Coachella, for the first time this year, expanded to a two-weekend event and with the addition of the Stagecoach festival, generated a gross revenue of $47.3 million this year. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers