The 2018 edition of OctFest wrapped up under rainy skies on Governors Island with music from The Flaming Lips, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Yo La Tengo, Hop Along, Girlpool, No Age, Kamaiyah, Shopping, Julie Byrne, and The Courtneys.
Bon Iver played two sets, including one with a number of special guests: Francis & The Lights, Moses Sumney, Sylvan Esso, Spank Rock, and a survivor of the Parkland, FL high school shooting. In between, Eminem headlined and drew criticism for the sound of gunshots that are part of his performance of "Kill You."
Last year, Pitchfork and their beer website October put on the inaugural OctFest in NYC with live music and craft beer, and this year they'll do it again. This time it's two days, and it moves from Brooklyn Hangar to Governors Island...
Saturday at weekend two of Coachella included sets from Beyonce, Tyler, the Creator, Angel Olsen, David Byrne, Fleet Foxes, Brockhampton, Nile Rodgers & Chic, First Aid Kit, Cherry Glazerr, Priests, Otoboke Beaver and more.
Beyonce's spectacular headlining set included a Destiny's Child reunion and appearances from Solange and Jay-Z. David Byrne brought his "untethered" American Utopia show to Coachella, while Brockhampton's energetic set (with a string orchestra and A-Trak as DJ) was another highlight. Read more about those sets and more, setlists and photos included...
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