Frank Ocean performed with a string ensemble at Way Out West festival in Gothenburg, Sweden last night. Watch below the orchestra join him for Blonde’s “Nikes,” “Ivy,” and “Good Guy.” At a festival performance before, Brad Pitt appeared on stage with Ocean. Frank also recently made an appearance at a Tyler, the Creator show to perform their Flower Boy collaboration, “Where This Flower Blooms.”
The Growlers have announced a new music festival, the Growlers Six. They will headline along with Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Modest Mouse on October 28-29th at the LA Waterfront. Other artists who will play include Danny Brown, Dan Auerbach, Butthole Surfers, Beth Ditto, Bad Brains, Geto Boys, Frankie Cosmos, Rostam, DJ Seinfeld, Girlpool, and Amber Coffman. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ performance will be their first since 2013. Also, the Butthole Surfers’ appearance will be their only show in 2017, according to a press release. Check out the festival poster below.
The Killers headlined Lollapalooza last night, where they performed a set that had a pair of covers: Muse’s “Starlight,” and the Smashing Pumpkins’ “Disarm.” Watch both of the performances below (via CoS). Muse headlined the first night of the festival but their performance was canceled shortly into their set due to inclement weather.
Radiohead headlined the first night of Coachella’s opening weekend yesterday. Racked by technical difficulties throughout the set, the band seemed to be mostly unruffled, with Thom Yorke making jokes in a seemingly dry manner. The career-spanning concert included a number of their classics, including “Creep,” “Karma Police,” “Paranoid Android,” as well as songs from A Moon Shaped Pool. Watch clips from their performance below. Once they finish their second Coachella set on April 21st, they will go overseas for the European leg of their tour.
The Ceremonia Festival was supposed to happen today in Toluca, Mexico, featuring a lineup led by Björk, M.I.A., Underworld, Beach House, James Blake, Nicolas Jaar, and more. The festival, however, has been canceled due to inclement weather.
Photos posted on social media shows that a portion of the festival’s stage was damaged due to the weather:
Eagles and Fleetwood Mac have released the full details for their bicoastal festival series, Classic East and Classic West. The festivals will be at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles and Citi Field in New York City, on July 15-16th and July 29-30th respectively. Earth, Wind & Fire, Steely Dan, Journey, and the Doobie Brothers have been set to perform at each festival, as Billboardpoints out. It will be the Eagles’ first performance since Glenn Frey’s death last year.
Wilco have announced the lineup for their Solid Sound Festival. Performers include Television, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Kevin Morby, Big Thief, Robert Glasper Experiment, Daniel Bachman, Joan Shelley, Jeff Parker Trio, the Nels Cline Four, and Tweedy. Wilco will headline the first two nights of the festival. John Hodgman also curated the comedy for the fest. Check out the full lineup here. Solid Sound will take place from Friday June 23rd to June 25th at MASS MoCa in North Adams, Massachusetts.