Coachellas 10 Best
This year, Southern California got two Coachellas for the price of one. The unprecedented model of having identical festivals on consecutive weekends not only meant that more fans got to have fun in the blazing sun, it also gave the artists two chances to bring their A-game to the desert. Set lists and stage banter varied slightly from one weekend to the next — and unannounced guest like Rihanna and Usher only pimped their acts the first time around — but when all the dust settles, attendees from both ‘Chellas have similar stories about the bands, DJs and rappers (virtual and otherwise) who blew their minds on the polo field.
Even over two weekends, it’s a daunting task to see each of the 148 bands who played on Coachella’s five stages – but we sure as hell tried. Here’s the 10 acts who made it worth the double down. Read full story