March 31, 2009 14:50

Coldplay, Beastie Boys, Arctic Monkeys for All Points West

Vampire Weekend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT also on the bill

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Coldplay, Beastie Boys, Vampire Weekend and Arctic Monkeys have all been confirmed to perform at this year’s All Points West festival in New Jersey.

The second annual event will take place in Liberty State Park, just a ferry ride from Manhattan, from July 31 to August 2 and will also feature Tool, Echo And The Bunnymen, My Bloody Valentine, MGMT, The Black Keys, Fleet Foxes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, We Are Scientists and Lykke Li, among many others.

The lineup so far is:

Friday, July 31:
Beastie Boys
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vampire Weekend
The National
Fleet Foxes
MSTRKRFT
Q-Tip
The Pharcyde
Organized Konfusion
The Knux
Ra Ra Riot
Seasick Steve
Telepathe
Shearwater
Heartless Bastards
Flying Lotus
College Humor Live
Arj Barker
Eugene Mirman
Bo Burnham


Saturday, August 1:
Tool
My Bloody Valentine
Gogol Bordello
Arctic Monkeys
Neko Case
The Ting Tings
Yelle
Crystal Castles
St Vincent
Tokyo Police Club
The Cool Kids
Kool Keith
Cage The Elephant
Chairlift
White Rabbits
Electric Touch
The Postelles
Black Gold
College Humor Live
Tim And Eric
Judah Friedlander
Jim Jeffries


Sunday, August 2:
Coldplay
Echo And The Bunnymen
MGMT
The Black Keys
Elbow
Silversun Pickups
Mogwai
We Are Scientists
Ghostland Observatory
The Gaslight Anthem
Etienne De Crecy
Lykke Li
Akron/Family
Steel Train
Kitty, Daisy And Lewis
College Humor Live
Janeane Garofalo
Michael Showalter
Todd Barry


According to organisers, this year’s event has been improved since last summer with improved transport capacity to the venue. In addition, beer gardens will be larger and include shade tents for comfort.

Tickets for go on sale Friday, April 3 at 12 Noon (ET), see Apwfestival.com for details

--By our New York staff.
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