This year’s Coachella boasts one of the most impressive festival lineups to date. From the reunion of Guns N’ Roses to uber-platimum Calvin Harris. From the comeback of New York greats LCD Soundsystem to your favorite, new indie band, there’s something for everyone at this year’s festival.
That said, two stages don’t make the famous Coachella lineup poster and are chock full of amazing acts that you definitely need to check out. We’re talking about the DoLab Stage and the Heineken House. Both stages have expertly curated DJs and performers to give a perfect respite to the rush of the rest of the festival. Here’s the skinny on 5 acts playing weekend one that you definitely shouldn’t miss…
This man is basically the bass-heavy master. Whether you know his name or not, you know his label (Circus) and you know his music. Doctor P is one of the pioneers who brought the UK D&B vibe into the US with the rise of dubstep, if you’re looking for some evening bass, definitely head to his set.
When / Where: Friday, April 15 at 7:30pm – Heineken House
No, not your favorite Pokemon, Ghastly brings a unique blend of heavy bass and upbeat party music to his set. It may be the first day, but this set is certain to be slammed full of people looking to get some last minute wub wub into their day before the sky gets fully black and they head over to Main Stage to close night one.
When / Where: Friday, April 15 at 8:00pm – DoLab Stage
Open format and hip hop legend spins this year at Coachella – and don’t worry, if you only think of him as “old school” don’t forget the fact that he also co-produced tracks recently with Baauer. Booty shaking is a requirement for this one but definitely don’t miss it.
When / Where: Saturday, April 16 at 7:30pm – Heineken House
Techno and House legend. No doubt if you’re looking for some late afternoon grooves on Sunday, this is where you need to be. We’re talking about a guy who did the essential mix before you were even listening to the essential mix.
When / Where: Sunday, April 17 at 7:00pm – DoLab Stage
Run the trap! Looking to get some twerking in at this fest? Look no further than a set with Brillz. Fresh off a massive US tour bringing ground rumbling and booty shaking all over the US, this is a perfect set to meet up with friends and dance your ass off.
When / Where: Sunday, April 17 at 8:00pm – Heineken House