The 19th Annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California began Friday evening (April 13) with a wide range of electric artists, from the premier R & B favorite Kali Uchis to the end of the century pop-funk throwback act Jamiroquai. Join us when we give you the time-limited play-by-play of our Day One experience in the desert – and shouting to Mason's "Yodeling Boy" Ramsey, of course.
2:55 p.m. If you attempted to enter the festival via public recording, you may have encountered the thick swarm of concert halls that grow agitated to pass through a single security tent that came to a complete stop. After 30 minutes of waiting ̵
3:55 pm . Inside the Mojave tent, R & B left-handed Kelela appears in a wide brimmed white visor and white dress complete with freelance wristwatch. "Thank you very much, wow, I love you," she says, going through liquid confectionery like "Frontline" and "Bank Head". "If they did not take my dig from me, I would be igniting a common right now," she tells the audience with a laugh. – S.J.H.
4:12 p.m. In the Gobi tent, PVRIS Miss Lynn Gunn makes her condemn to get headliner energy from the heat drained mid afternoon, repeatedly urging them to jump and / or her hands up. She succeeds as well as she can reasonably expect, largely because she gives herself the vitality she demands from the audience on stage – even finishing the performance of the band Everything we know about heaven, all we need of Hell mark "Half" by taking a seat on an alternative drum set and have a small mini duel on the shelf with the main drummer Justin Nace. – ANDREW UNTERBERGER
4:48 p.m. Led Zeppelin disciples Greta Van Fleet follows Kelela at the Mojave tent and experiences problems with their lead guitar half way through the opening "Highway Tune". "No technical difficulty to let you know you've come," said octave tensioner Josh Kiszka, who continues to drive through classic FM radio-worthy cuts from their 2017 project From the Fire . – S.J.H.
5:10 p.m. California MC Kyle Releases Chance Rapper To Perform His Collaboration Surf "Wanna Be Cool". Then Kyle jumps through breakthrough "iSpy" before he finally decides to surf – with an actual surfboard. – CARL LAMARRE
5:13 p.m. On the outdoor theater, R & B experimenter Kali Uchis gave a lesson on how to pronounce his name: "It's" oo-cheese "if you did not know that," she said, bringing songs from her recently released full length debut isolation including "In My Dreams" and "Miami" as well as deeper intercepts as "Loner". – S.J.H.
5:57 p.m. Halsey and G-Eazy are spotted walking through the VIP Rose Garden near the main stage, hand in hand. – S.J.H.
6:13 pm . In the wake of his full length breakthrough Freudian last year, R & B crooner Daniel Caesar sets the songs for a tough, strong audience. In addition to intercepts such as "Neu Roses (Transgressors Song)" and "We Find Love", the Indian Inland Crane, eloquent singer HERE, can kill him on "Best Part", one of the highlights of the day before she produces a piece of her own solo Hot 100 hit song, "Focus." – SJH
6:26 "Come on, Carly Rae!" Bleacher's Head Honcho Jack Antonoff Calls on Co-worker Carly Rae Jepsen to Give Wonderful Backharmonseries and Amazing Mini-Dancing for Two Songs, Gone Now Singles "Hate That You Know Me" and Love, Simon soundtrack contribution "Alfie's Song Typical Love Song)." "It's My Queen of Pop!" Antonoff explains after the two shows, to a rapturous crowd who undoubtedly agrees. – AU
19:13 As Vince Staples rocking the capital, pop star Troye Sivan is busy going back with his boyfriend, model Jacob Bixenman. – SJH
07:29 Vince Staples rushes to perform at Coachella for a second time before jumping into his record "Lift Me Up." "This is the white scene and my skinny black counting up here, he says. Later he causes mass hysteria in the arena after taking out Kendrick Lamar to perform Big Fish Theory cut" Yes, Right. "- CL
7:58 pm Half an hour through an atypical blowing war against drug setting – one that makes their 2015 Coachella performance seem like a heating by comparison – a mysterious collection of light appears in the sky to the stage on the left and looks like a UFO consisting of long-lasting fireworks. The group launches in another world version of A Deeper Understanding rave-up "Nothing to Find" and the Bizarre Pseudoconstellation is gradually decaying. " AU
8:36 pm At the main stage, DJ / producer Kygo really puts on one of the best shows at night, with surprises at every turn. Between songs he spins on himself he takes out a parade of guests: Julia Michaels for "Carry Me", Jamie Foxx for "Sexual Healing", OneRepublics Ryan Tedder for "Stranger Things" and Rita Ora, who fill in for Selena Gomez on "It's not me". When fireballs blasted in front of him, the Norwegian musician plays the keys and commands the audience. – S.J.H.
9:11 p.m. In the midst of horror-future pictures and the Kraftwerkian scene set of indie-rock-authentic St. Vincent's tank blow, body movement at the outdoor theater, the most enjoyable moment through a performance of MASSEDUCTION ballad "New York," gave a cracked electronic dump for performance. "I hope everyone falls in love tonight … with someone … or a band … or an idea …" proclaims the artist born Annie Clark. "That's why we're all here." – A.U.
9:35 p.m. In a strange era, art-pop outfit Perfume Genius attracts a thinner audience than expected on the Gobi tent. But they manage it with style and severity, with frontman Mike Hadreas coming out in an oversized suit jacket and trousers with an undershirt that looks through before releasing the top completely for "Wreath". – S.J.H.
10:41 Although she is 10 minutes late to her set, SZA Coachella participants weigh with her dulcet song and surprising guests, including Kendrick Lamar, Isaiah Rashad and Trippie Redd. – C.L.
11:46 p.m. : While The Weeknd serenades the crowd over at the main stage, the English funk-collective Jamiroquai keeps it on the Mojave tent to turn off the evening. Rocking and LED-equipped helmet featured on the album cover for last year's Automatic turns the mysterious frontman Jay Kay across the scene to the title track of the set as the words "Power reinstated, boot up sequence initialized" scroll across the screen behind them. "You're lucky I even came here," he told the audience before taking out Snoop Dogg as a special guest. "I stuck on the supermarket between George Foreman grills and piles with the trash bin." – S.J.H.
12:48 a.m. Finally, you will come to "Call Out My Name", headliner The Weeknd delivers a passionate, pared-back version of the lead track on his recently published My Loved Melancholy EP (and the current top five single on Billboard Hot 100). Towards the end of the song, the last words catch the throat and the thousands of viewers from the Coachella Stage crowd are getting a little choking with him. – A.U.