Madonna to make festival debut tonight

The star will play Coachella later

Madonna will be making her festival debut tonight when she takes to the stage at California’s Coachella festival.

Despite appearing at events such as Live8, the star’s set will be her first ever at a festival proper, which is taking place this weekend at the Empire Polo Fields near Palm Springs (April 30). The date will also serve as a warm-up for her eagerly awaited ‘Confessions’ world tour.

Also taking to the stage on the second day of the event will be Bloc Party, Scissor Sisters, Gnarls Barkley, The Go! Team, Art Brut, The Dears, The Magic Numbers, Be Your Own Pet and Giant Drag.

Tool will round off the festival with a headlining appearance.

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