Here Are The Top Moments From Weekend One Of Coachella 2017!

Coachella 2017

The weekend is over, and so is the grand first weekend of Coachella 2017 which recently came to life! The opening weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio not only lived up to its name but also saw a horde of massive performances from some of music industry’s brightest and biggest talents. Moreover, with a record number of special guests who graced the festival, people in attendance and fans around the world were treated to the time of their lives.

While the countdown to Weekend 2 has already begun, we at The Bangin Beats have compiled some of the top moments from Weekend 1 of Coachella 2017!

Read on.


Steve Angello Debuts An Album Worth Of New Music!

Making a return like no other, Steve Angello took over the Sahara Tent on Day 1 of Coachella for his first performance of 2017! Not only did the Swedish heavyweight leave fans in awe with an intricately crafted audio-visual performance, but also teased fans with tons of new music which is reportedly set to appear on his forthcoming album.


Dillon Francis’s Headlining Performance At The Sahara Tent Was One For The Ages!

Dillon Francis returned to Coachella this past weekend with everything new in store! A massive stage production and tons of unreleased music in tow, the LA-based producer/DJ shut down the Sahara Tent on Day 1 with a bass-filled set worthy of a headlining performance!


Richie Hawtin Debuts His Spectacular New ‘CLOSE’ Show Concept!

Richie Hawtin set a benchmark for live performances with the debut of his new show, “CLOSE — Spontaneity & Synchronicity.” Jaw dropping visual aesthetics, coupled with an engaging, immersive set, Hawtin showed why he’s one of the most revered acts in dance music today.


Radiohead Battle Audio Failure During Headlining Set!

Radiohead headlined Day 1 of Coachella’s first weekend festivities, and while their performance was marred severely by technical issues throughout their set, the legendary band battled through their time slot to deliver several classics including ‘Creep’, ‘Karma Police’ amongst some of their newest works.


Martin Garrix Makes Triumphant Return To Coachella!

Martin Garrix made his highly awaited return to Indio this past weekend for a spectacular performance at the Sahara Tent. The Dutch prodigy who has been on a roll throughout the year threw down yet another phenomenal set filled with a decent amount of unreleased productions! Moreover, he was also joined by Dua Lipa for a live performance of their collaborative hit ‘Scared To be Lonely’.


DJ Snake Proves His Dominance With Noteworthy Performance, Invites Lauryn Hill On Stage!

French heavyweight DJ Snake surely was one of the many artists who made their return to Coachella this weekend, but this time being worthy of a headliner spot! Closing down the Outdoor Theatre, the PMF crew member not only delivered a monumental performance, but also brought out the legendary Lauryn Hill who performed “Ready or Not,” “Lost Ones,” and “Killing Me Softly.” Also, Migos made a brief appearance as they dished out ‘Bad and Boujee’ and their own collaborative track ‘Oh Me Oh My’.


Future Throws Down One Of His Most Liveliest Performances Till Date!

Atlanta-based hip-hop heavyweight Future took over the Coachella Stage during a fine Saturday evening to destroy the attendees with a colossal live performance! Checking off some of his biggest hits till date including ‘Stick Talk’, ‘Where Ya At’, and his newest anthem ‘Mask Off’, Future also brought out Drake and Migos as special guests for a brief, yet power packed outing!


Lady Gaga Lives Up To Everyone’s Expectations & Much More

Stepping in for Beyonce as the third headliner on Coachella 2017’s lineup alongside fellow heavyweights Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga delivered a spectacular performance on Day 2 of the recently concluded festivities! Performing some of her biggest hits, she not only reminded the crowd of why she deserved to be there in the first place, but also took the opportunity to debut her brand new single, ‘The Cure’.


Solomun Showed Off His Position As One Of Dance Music’s Greatest!

While Coachella hosted performances by some of the biggest names from the music industry, German juggernaut and Diynamic label head Solomun took up a different role altogether as he spun an intricate set at the Yuma Tent with a blend of techno, house, and progressive, taking his audience to an aural journey.


Hans Zimmer Brings Movie Music Magic To Life With Exceptional Performance!

Legendary composer and music producer Hans Zimmer made up for a monumental Coachella debut on the final day of its first weekend festivities as he brought out a full orchestra to perform some of his biggest classics till date! With an absolutely packed audience at the Outdoor Stage to accompany the veteran act, the German was also joined by Pharrell Williams for a surprise performance of ‘Freedom’.


Newly Pregnant Anna Lunoe Delivers A Power Packed Set!

One of dance music’s hottest female talents, Australian producer/DJ Anna Lunoe broke the news of her pregnancy earlier last week, but that didn’t stop her from throwing down a sensational performance at Coachella during the weekend! Moreover, she was also joined by OWSLA founder and friend Skrillex as he congratulated the act and assisted her in closing down an insane set.


Marshmello Shuts Down The Sahara Tent!

Marshmello‘s closing Sahara Tent set on the final evening of Coachella’s first weekend was one for the books. As the masked producer/DJ took control of a powerful crowd as he belted out bangers after bangers, his sugar coated future bass sounds filled the venue! Moreover, with guest appearances from Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Black Youngsta and A$AP Ferg, he shut down the proceedings with the debut of his brand new single with Andrew Watts.


Porter Robinson & Madeon Deliver The Penultimate Show Of Their ‘Shelter Live’ Tour

‘Shelter’, the collaborative live show of Porter Robinson and Madeon made its way to Coachella this past weekend for its final outing! One of electronic music’s most celebrated tours, the duo carried out its penultimate show on the mainstage on Sunday which saw them deliver a crowd pleasing performance like no other!


Lorde Wins Over The Audience With Stunning Performance, Debuts New Song 

Renowned singer/songwriter Lorde took the stage at Coachella on the final day of their weekend one festivities for a performance like no other. Not only did it mark her return to the stage since 2014, following a surprise set earlier last week, the talented act dished out a memorable set which also saw the debut of an unreleased track, ‘Homemade Dynamite’.


Kendrick Lamar Closes Out Weekend One In Proper Fashion!

Closing down Weekend One of this year’s Coachella, Compton-based rapper Kendrick Lamar delivered a spectacular headlining performance on the Coachella Stage. With special appearances from the likes of Travi$ Scott, Schoolboy Q and Future, the famed artist performed several tracks from his latest album ‘DAMN.’ amongst many of his past hits.

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