The Voodoo festival is just around the corner and there’s another great lineup this year. I love Halloween and I love festivals, so this looks like the perfect event to go to, especially as it’s held over the weekend of Halloween.
Porter Robinson, Gramatik, and Excision are just a few of the acts Voodoo fans will be treated to, and of course, there’ll be the usual fan favourites. The Voodoo fest is also infamous for showcasing local acts. This year, crowds will be entertained by Unicorn Fukr (Erik Browne).
Where is the festival?
City Park New Orleans, Louisiana.
When is it?
The festival will be held from Oct 28th to Oct 30th.
What’s to be expected?
Not only are there great live performances, but the festival itself is where you get to experience the full New Orleans vibe, from it’s food to the culture.
Yesterday, the festival organisers announced which acts will be performing daily, so now you’ll be able to plan which acts you want to see. With over 65 bands scheduled to perform over the three days, there’s plenty to choose from.
Here are some of the acts not to be missed
Friday, Oct 28th
The Weeknd has had great success, dominating the charts with hit songs ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ and ‘The Hills’. The Toronto singer has been spending a lot of time recently in the studio recording the hotly anticipated upcoming album. Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to see some sneaky samples of new material.
Saturday, Oct 29th
They’ve headlined numerous festivals over the years and have even won a Grammy for their album ‘The Suburbs’. A must see at the event and I’m sure they’ll give an award winning performance.
The electronic R&B duo are about to embark on a huge tour of North America, and one of their stops along the way will be the Voodoo festival. Their latest single ‘Cruel’ featuring Zayn has been a massive success since its release in July, amassing over 17.3 million Spotify. Here’s your chance to see the most in demand DJ duo at the moment.
Sunday, Oct 30th
Formed in 1990, the rock band from Los Angeles are definitely ones to watch. From past performances I’ve seen, their unusual stage sets look amazing. As the band don’t tour often, you’ll definitely need to take this opportunity to see them live.
After the Sunday shows were cancelled last year because of the horrific weather, here’s hoping there won’t be a repeat performance of that.