Rumored Headliners for Coachella 2011

Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire
Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly

The Coachella lineup will soon be announced, but rumors are already circulating about who is headlining this year. We have some theories, but nothing is confirmed as of yet. The guessing game will continue on, and it's encouraged by the festival through many interactive forums. Right now, we are suspecting Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Neil Young, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend and the Beastie Boys, at least, that is the scuttlebutt online. What do you guys think, and who do you want to play?

Rumored Headliners for Coachella 2011
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Here are the some rumors online, and you can spread them like wildfire.

Arcade Fire
Last Coachella Appearance: 2007 
Odds for 2011: Even 
Why They'll Play: We're calling this one early. The band has already confirmed a Spring 2011 tour, and we've heard from three separate sources that they will indeed be gracing Coachella's mainstage. 
CoS Says: Because what better way to celebrate a potential Grammy win in February than a triumphant Coachella gig in April?

Spinner Website:

Other possible headliners include Pearl Jam, who are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their landmark album Ten this year. Weezer's recent tour around The Blue Album and Pinkerton could also make this a prime setting to showcase those records. Brit-pop legends Blur could certainly work in this context -- and Damon Albarn headlined last year's festival with Gorillaz -- as would Pulp, who have already confirmed a handful of dates in Europe. Should they want to go for the homerun and toss a bunch of cash toward Jeff Mangum and Neutral Milk Hotel, we're sure the Coachella devotees won't mind. 

Coachella Message Board:

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"It's Really Happening" = This is Happening

Goldenvoice changing its picture to Daft Punk playing at a venue they book for, as in, Daft Punk is playing at its house

Thus it means LCD Soundsystem will be back for 2011

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Twitter is going crazy right now.
Goldenvoice changes its picture to a Daft Punk ticket stub

Then Coachella tweets, "It's really happening!"

SMH! If this doesn't happen

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Originally Posted by TeamCoachellaHellYeah View Post
Might as well start already:

Arcade Fire is "confirmed" as a headliner. Take it or leave it.

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Rumored Headliners for Coachella 2011

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