Pixies Touring Band - 2013

Coachella is nearly here, and two big names have just been added to the lineup. Pixies and Julian Casablancas are the latest additions to the festival roster. Both will be playing on Saturday (during both Coachella weekends).

Both artists appeared on the official festival schedule, which was released Tuesday night. Neither Pixies or Julian Casablancas were on the lineup when it first was released in January.

Pixies will be returning to Coachella after reuniting at the event in 2004. The band is set to release their first full-length album since 1991′s Trompe Le Monde, Indie City on April 23. As for Julian Casablancas, he performed as a solo artist at Coachella a few years ago in 2010 and again with the Strokes in 2011.

Coachella will once again takes place over consecutive weekends this year, from Apr. 11-13 and Apr. 18-20. The fest will be headlines by acts like OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire. Also on the bill are Motorhead, Queens Of The Stone Age, Beck, Lana Del Rey, the Knife, Foster The People, Haim, Lorde, Disclosure, Skrillex, Nas, Kid Cudi, ASAP Ferg and Chance The Rapper.

Are you going to this year’s Coachella? Who are you excited to see?

[via RollingStone]