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Coachella 2014 lineup announced... California road trip, anyone?

The grounds at Coachella Music Festival in California, in 2011. - Wikimedia Commons (author Jameyhopkins)
The grounds at Coachella Music Festival in California, in 2011.
— image credit: Wikimedia Commons (author Jameyhopkins)

Hey, you.

Music lover.

I know you're thinking of taking that road trip down to California, to soak in the sunshine around Palm Springs and lose yourself in aviators and a tank top at Coachella. You might have made the trek last year. Or sometime before. If you're crazy, you didn't drive, you just took a plane.

Well, if you still have Coachella on your bucket list, the Valley Music and Arts Festival has assembled an all-star lineup, headlined by Canada's greatest (and suddenly mainstream) band, Arcade Fire, and a reunion of that duo'd supernova known as Outkast.

And hey, if you give yourself over to the Coachella culture enough, you may even feature on Jimmy Kimmel's next mockery of ignorant 20-somethings in and around Los Angeles. I'm sure there will be a sequel to this:

The festival takes place over two weekends – April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2014 – and tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Tickets start at $375 USD.

Fresh from Coachella's homepage, here are some major acts at this year's festival:

April 11 and 18, 2014 – OutKast, Broken Bells, Girl Talk, Ellie Goulding, Aloe Blacc, the Cult, and the Knife.

April 12 and 19, 2014 – Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Skrillex, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Fosther the People, MGMT, Fatboy Slim, Nas, Kid Cudi, Cage the Elephant, city and Colour, and the Naked and Famous.

April 13 and 20, 2014 – Arcade Fire, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Rey, Motörhead, and Duck Sauce.

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VIDEO: 'Coachella – Go Far' (Jan. 1, 2014)

Coachella's also been hitting Instagram pretty hard lately. Here are some samples:

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