Coachella 2015: Recapping Weekend 1 — here are links to all of Buzz Bands LA’s mini-reviews


2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 1

Heading to Indio for Weekend 2 of Coachella? Buzz Bands LA covered 58 sets during the first weekend of the festival, and below are the links to all of them. We had three writers on the ground trying to cover as much as possible (and, yes, we still missed a lot). Our favorites? We picked our three favorite sets, plus an early-in-the-day wild card surprise. Best of the fest:

Weekend 2 set times here



AC/DC on the Main Stage
Flying Lotus in the Mojave Tent
Steely Dan at the Outdoor Theatre
Interpol on the Main Stage
Lykke Li in the Mojave Tent
Alabama Shakes at the Outdoor Theatre
The War on Drugs on the Main Stage
Ride in the Gobi Tent
Azealia Banks on the Main Stage
Kimbra in the Gobi Tent
Charles Bradley on the Main Stage
Sylvan Esso in the Mojave Tent
Lil B at the Outdoor Theatre
Allah-Las at the Outdoor Theatre
Cloud Nothings in the Gobi Tent
Action Bronson on the Main Stage
Reverend Horton Heat in the Mojave Tent
Eagulls in the Gobi Tent
Vic Mensa on the Main Stage
The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger at the Outdoor Theatre
Photo gallery by David Brendan Hall
A short Friday summary

Swans in the Gobi Tent
The Weeknd on the Main Stage
Drive Like Jehu in the Gobi Tent
Jack White on the Main Stage
FKA Twigs in the Gobi Tent
The Gaslamp Killer Experience in the Gobi Tent
Kasabian in the Mojave Tent
Father John Misty at the Outdoor Theatre
Alt-J on the Main Stage
Belle and Sebastian at the Outdoor Theatre
Yelle in the Gobi Tent
Hozier on the Main Stage
Jungle in the Mojave Tent
Chet Faker at the Outdoor Theatre
Bad Religion on the Main Stage
Bad Suns in the Mojave Tent
Royal Blood at the Outdoor Theatre
Clean Bandit on the Main Stage
Parquet Courts in the Gobi Tent
PHOX at the Outdoor Theatre
Photo gallery by David Brendan Hall
A short Saturday summary

Drake on the Main Stage
Fitz & the Tantrums at the Outdoor Theatre
Stromae in the Mojave Tent
Florence + the Machine on the Main Stage
St. Vincent at the Outdoor Theatre
Ryan Adams at the Outdoor Theatre
The Cribs in the Gobi Tent
Jenny Lewis at the Outdoor Theatre
Desaparecidos in the Gobi Tent
Built to Spill at the Outdoor Theatre
St. Lucia on the Main Stage
RAC in the Mojave Tent
Mac DeMarco at the Outdoor Theatre
The Orwells on the Main Stage
MØ in the Gobi Tent
Joyce Manor at the Outdoor Theatre
Saint Motel on the Main Stage
Chicano Batman at the Outdoor Theatre
Night Terrors of 1927 in the Gobi Tent
Photo gallery by David Brendan Hall
A short Sunday summary

And more below …

“Localchella,” or Coachella add-on shows
Ride at the Roxy
Tame Impala at the Fox Theater Pomona
Benjamin Booker at the Roxy
Jenny Lewis at the Echoplex
Royal Blood at the Fonda Theatre
Cloud Nothings at the Echo
Glass Animals at the Fonda Theatre

Photo of Alabama Shakes by Christopher Polk/Getty Images

For old time’s sake, our 2014 coverage