Coachella 2022 – live: All day 2 updates as Billie Eilish prepares to headline

Harry Styles performs at Coachella and surprises a fan with Shania Twain’s cameo

After a two-year absence, Coachella has made its highly anticipated return.

Located in Indio, California, the Desert Festival has grown in popularity over the years for its glitzy Instagram-worthy dress code and main celebrity guests.

The festival leads the pack when it comes to innovative programming. Two of its hottest artists (Harry Styles and Billie Eilish) are under 30, while further down the carefully curated bill you’ll find some of the hottest new acts – Koffee, Amyl and the Sniffers, Rina Sawayama – mingling with old school staples such as Spiritualized and The Avalanches.

Find all the updates from this year’s festival below.


And we are back!

Welcome! We enter the second day of Coachella, which will see Billie Eilish become the youngest headliner in the history of the festival. Other performers today include Megan Thee Stallion and 88rising as well as UK exports like Disclosure and Holly Humberstone – you can see the full setlist here.

We’ll be watching from London and getting reviews, news and information about the festival from our reporters on the ground, Leonie Cooper and Kevin EG Perry. If you also want to watch, remember that you can find out how to do it here

Tom MurrayApril 16, 2022 11:48 p.m.


With the Coachella madness in full swing, here’s a bluffer’s guide to all the headliners and past posters in the music festival’s history.

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 9:00 p.m.


Leonie Cooper saw Harry Styles’ Coachella show.

In his first flagship show in California, the former One Direction star’s repeated lines – but their somewhat cheesy delivery lacked the spontaneity of a true rock ‘n’ roll show.

Find our full review here.

Tom MurrayApril 16, 2022 8:30 p.m.


Another surprise alert! This time from Justin Bieber.

Bieber appeared shirtless while wearing a pair of baggy jeans and a backward-facing red cap, driving fans wild as the event returned after a three-year hiatus.

Justin Bieber surprises fans at Coachella with surprise performance of “Peaches”

Justin Bieber made a surprise appearance at Coachella on Friday night, wowing fans at the music festival. The Grammy winner joined Daniel Caesar on stage to perform their hit “Peaches.” Bieber appeared shirtless while wearing a pair of baggy jeans and a backward-facing red cap, driving fans wild as the event returned after a three-year hiatus. Rumors of a surprise performance began circulating earlier this week, as he travels across the United States for his Justice World Tour. Click here to sign up for our newsletters.

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 7:45 p.m.


You can find a full list of this year’s Coachella full times below.

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 7:00 p.m.


Now that the California festival is here, here are some of its most memorable performances.

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 6:30 p.m.


Phoebe Bridgers’ performance at Coachella was a glorious gothic fantasy complete with a surprise cameo from Arlo Parks.

Find Leonie Cooper’s verdict below.

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 6:00 p.m.


If you want to catch some of this year’s Coachella sets live, here’s how

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 5:20 p.m.


This year’s Coachella has many surprises in store – and one arrived yesterday.

Find Kevin EG Perry’s review of Arcade Fire’s performance here.

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 4:40 p.m.


Coachella is in full swing! Find here the main points of discussion of the first day…

Jacob StolworthyApril 16, 2022 4:00 p.m.

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