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Volcano eruption strands Coachella performers

April 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The volcanic eruption in Iceland, the has forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights over Europe, has also forced the English band The Cribs to cancel its scheduled appearance at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival this weekend.Other performers reportedly in jeopardy of not making the massive musical event were Los Campesinos!, Gary Numan and Bad Lieutenant.

An estimated 80,000 concert-goers are expected to attend the three-day festival at the Empire Polo Fields.

City News Service contributed to this report.