Oct 24 2018

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

By: Staff


Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

Mumford & Sons
9:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Altar Stage

The four-piece London band consisting of Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall, and Ted Dwane has contributed to the English roots and folk revival since the late aughts. Their performance at Voodoo Fest comes one year after the release of their third live album Live from South Africa: Dust and Thunder.

Unicorn Fukr
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Erik Browne, aka Unicorn Fukr, has become a Voodoo fest legend. With his “Get weird” philosophy and carefree vibe, this DJ has been taking Voodoo Fest and New Orleans by storm. His hard-hitting, energy-filled sets have been rocking the Le Plur stage for years.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

Brother Sundance
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

Ryan Talerico, a self-taught musician and producer, performs as Brother Sundance. Known for his high-energy sets, Talerico likes to be involved in all aspects of Brother Sundance; from album art to merchandise design, he is hands-on and likes to be involved. The Brother Sundance EP Honey is out now.  

12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., South Course Stage; 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

This dynamic duo is made up of Evan, who plays banjo, and Taylor, who plays guitar. These two childhood friends have been making music together since 2012 and started Caamp in 2015. They have been gaining fans and popularity with their heartfelt music ever since. 

G.G. Magree
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage; 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Le Plur Stage

One of the most exciting female DJs in the game, G.G. Magree is quickly giving the boys a run for their money and becoming a household name. Known for playing hard trap like the guys, G.G. brings high-energy sets and fun to all of her performances. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Noah De St. Croix Kessler, better known as Swayló, is a DJ known for mixing tribal and hyphy hip hop into his sets. He wants his performances to infuse technology with the natural world and give his audience an unforgettable experience.  

White Reaper
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Altar Stage

The garage punk trio White Reaper hails from Louisville, Kentucky, and sprinkles liberal amounts of bubblegum hooks and psychedelic weirdness over their short, energetic songs. The World’s Best American Band is a bold statement, the band’s credo, and the title of their new album.

Albert Hammond Jr
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den; 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

Best known as the Strokes' rhythm (and occasional lead) guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr.'s solo career took his music in more eclectic, personal directions. His new album Francis Trouble explores the stillborn death of his twin brother, Francis, and the effect that had on his music.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

Young Bombs
2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m., Le Plur Stage

This bass-heavy EDM favorite always leaves fans wanting more, and Voodoo will not be an exception. “Your favorite remix artist” pretty much sums up Young Bombs. Splashing onto the scene in 2014, they remix anything from Selena Gomez to Post Malone.

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., South Course Stage; 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

Dorothy was built around Dorothy Martin, a singer who was born in Budapest, but raised in San Diego. She was named one of the 50 Best New Artists by Rolling Stone in 2014. The band released their new album 28 Days in the Valley back in March. 

Mt. Joy
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Wisner Stage; 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

An indie folk outfit with a soulful rock bent, Mt. Joy began as the project of Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper, a pair of high-school friends from Philadelphia. Life and circumstances pulled them apart for many years, but now the duo is making music together once again.

Ravyn Lenae
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage; 4:30 p.m.-5:20p.m., South Course Stage

Ravyn Lenae arrived during the latter half of the 2010s with an atmospheric, yet song-oriented form of contemporary R&B that resembles a mix of low-key Erykah Badu and early Little Dragon.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

Third Eye Blind
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Altar Stage

This five-piece Californian rock band is made up of Stephan Jenkins, Brad Hargreaves, Kryz Reid, Alex Kopp, and Alex LeCavalier. The band recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its self-titled debut album, which sold seven million copies. Their latest album is Thanks for Everything.

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Easily recognized by his signature golden bird mask, Claptone is an anonymous Berlin-based DJ and producer who bridges the worlds of deep house and indie dance. His style and music have been described as effortless and very infectious. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

The Revivalists
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Altar Stage

Experience New Orleans’s own seven-piece roots rock group of David Shaw, Zack Feinberg, Ed Williams, George Gekas, Andrew Campanelli, Rob Ingraham, and Michael Girardot. Their new album Take Good Care will drop on November 9.

Shiba San
5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Parisian producer Shiba San started his career as a hip-hop DJ and beatmaker for artists in his native France, but branched out to create his own music in 2013. In addition to his love of hip hop, Shiba San also credits Chicago house for much of his hypnotic, bass-heavy sound.


Elle King
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

Singer and songwriter (and occasional actress) Elle King was born Tanner Elle Schneider in 1989 in Los Angeles, the daughter of London King and Rob Schneider (the actor, comedian, and former cast member of Saturday Night Live).

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., South Course Stage

D’Anthony Carlos is a 25-year-old MC from Washington, D.C. His innovative mixes invite listeners to rhythmic realms associated with funk at the turn of the 70s. His new single “Loud” was released in August.

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Hayden Capuozzo, better known by his stage name Kayzo, is a DJ and producer best known for remixing songs and incorporating a trap and hardstyle beat into his remixes. Look for him to remix some of today’s hottest music and don’t be surprised if you like his version better.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

A Perfect Circle
7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Altar Stage

This supergroup from Los Angeles includes Billy Howerdel and Maynard James Keenan. Bringing together many great musicians from different bands and forming a cohesive unit can be hard, but this supergroup got the formula just right. Their latest album Eat the Elephant was released in April. 

8:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Dan Griffith is the EDM musician from New York City whose remixes of songs by Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson (Tove Lo) brought him recognition and acclaim. His new EP Tie Me Down was released in September.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

Rainbow Kitten Surprise
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

This North Carolinian pop and folk-rock band of Sam Melo, Darrick Keller, Ethan Goodpaster, Charlie Holt, and Jess Haney was formed in 2013. Their new album is called How To: Friend, Love, Freefall.

Rüfüs Du Sol
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., South Course Stage

The indie dance-pop trio was formed in 2010 and comprises Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George, and James Hunt. This Australian group has been taking the world by storm the last few years, performing at festivals such as Coachella. Their new album Solace will be released on October 12. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Friday, October 26

Zeds Dead
9:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

The Toronto-based production duo is composed of DC and Hooks (Dylan Mamid and Zachary Rapp-Rovan). They are known for combining British and Canadian influences into their music to give it a truly eclectic sound. Their latest album is Lights Go Down.

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