Coachella 2015 makes space for rockers and ravers this year

January 7, 2015 12:45 AM

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In the festival's 2015 lineup announcement, the great beer-crushing classic rock act AC/DC, jazz-jamming curmudgeons Steely Dan and the sad-rap seducer Drake are among the headliners. It's a marked contrast with last year, when dance acts like Calvin Harris and Disclosure overshadowed seen-'em-before headliners like Arcade Fire and Muse, and the conversation turned to whether or not Coachella was now in the rave business more than the mainstream festival market.

Given the rowdy charisma of this year's rock and R&B headliners — and a relatively predictable EDM bill with David Guetta, Kaskade and Alesso atop the dance card — that doesn't seem as likely in 2015. There are notable attractions behind the decks — a new supergroup from Seth Troxler, Jack Master, S...

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