Oct 24 2018

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

By: Staff

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Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Travis Scott
9:45 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Altar Stage

Childish Gambino has been advised to continue recovery on his recent tour injury and will be forced to cancel his upcoming performance at the festival this weekend. In his place, Travis Scott will be bringing ASTROWORLD to New Orleans and headlining Voodoo Festival on Saturday, October 27. 


Carmine P. Filthy
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Filthy is a local DJ that lives for loving and booty-clapping. Founding DJ of the Sunday Church parties at the Dragon's Den, Carmine P. Filthy is making Voodoo-goers shimmy and sweat for the ninth year in a row, and that's the way he likes it. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Motel Radio
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., South Course Stage

Homegrown right in New Orleans, Motel Radio is an indie rock group that offers harmony-driven sound and a dynamic duo of frontmen to take the stage at Voodoo this year. Motel Radio was awarded Best Emerging Artist in the Big Easy Awards of 2016.

Starcrawlerpercussion
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Wisner Stage; 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

As a Los Angeles-cultivated group with hard and heavy rock and tunes, Starcrawler gives the provocative performances that leave audiences screaming for more. With Arrow de Wilde on lead vocals, Henri Cash on guitar, Austin Smith on drums, and Tim Franco on bass, their music is hot, fresh, and proudly served. 

Frenship
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den; 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., South Course Stage

This electro-pop duo looks to bring its unique "Frenship" to the stage and put on some of the best live performances possible. Thanks to their ability to view songs and live shows from different perspectives, their shows are some of the best and most heartfelt you will ever attend.  

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

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

With over five million total streams and an unconventional smooth style, it's no wonder that Jack Harlow has been warmly received by the music industry. The Louisville native will be bringing his charming, yet rebellious spirit and seriously sick bars to the stage.  

The Coronas
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Altar Stage

With five acclaimed albums, almost a decade of touring experience under their belt, and selling out venues like Dublin’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham, it’s no wonder the Coronas are one of the most beloved bands in Ireland. Made up of Danny O'Reilly, Graham Knox, Conor Egan, and Dave McPhillips, the Coronas will be making a stop at Voodoo to share their rich rock-and-roll sounds. 

Nora En Pure
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage; 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

In the dance-music world, she is known to turn every track she touches to gold. Embodying the beauty of electric beats and intricate instrumentals, Nora En Pure will be serving up Swiss Deep and indie-house tracks. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

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

Offering electric danceable beats, Cray brings a delicate balance of charisma and calm to any stage. Bringing hard-hitting sets with an infectious personality has quickly made Cray rise to fame. Her genre-defiant bangers and dimension-transposing music are not to be missed. 

Wallows
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Wisner Stage; 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

Bringing together 90s alt-rock with a modern flair has given this newly formed band a rapidly growing fan base. They have quickly sold out shows in California and New York and are looking to bring their high energy and new, nostalgic sound to New Orleans.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Sofi Tukker
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage; 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halper come together to form the musical duo Sofi Tukker. Known for incorporating unique and different instruments into their music, Sofi Tukker provides an amazing and unique show wherever the band performs. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Lizzo
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Altar Stage 

Detroit-born Lizzo prefers not to identify with any one genre of music; instead, she prefers to let her voice dictate the genre. And with a voice like hers, who could blame her? It will be interesting to see what genre her voice is feeling when she comes to Voodoo this year.

Loudpvck
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

There’s sound, there’s music, and then there’s the electric, uplifting beauty of Loudpvck. This EDM DJ is known around the world for remixing some of the biggest hits from Major Lazer and The Chainsmokers, as well as collaborating with the likes of NGHTMRE and Zeds Dead.

Anna Lunoe
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage; 7:15 p.m.- 8:15 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Australian-born DJ Anna Lunoe is very popular in the Australian EDM scene. She is now making the move to the worldwide scene and recently made history as the first female solo DJ to perform on the main stage at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. 

 

Big Thief
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., South Course Stage

This indie rock band with roots in Brooklyn looks to bring a little of the Big Apple to the Big Easy. With their exceptional vocals and heartfelt lyrics, they will quickly become a favorite at Voodoo. 

Droeloe
4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m., Le Plur Stage

This Dutch duo is just diving into the tour scene as they reinvent what it means to be audio and visual artists. Known by their signature skull, Vincent Rooijers and Hein Hamers will be weaving their own intricate story into Voodoo concert history, using show-stopping visuals and impeccably smooth, percussion-heavy beats.   

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Janelle Monáe
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Altar Stage

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Janelle Monáe is known for her original style and sound. Mixing funk, R&B, and psychedelic music together has given Monáe a unique sound that is all her own, and her amazing vocals will be on display at Voodoo this year.  

Highly Suspect
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

This Grammy-nominated American rock band has been taking the stage by storm since 2009. Originally starting as a cover band, Highly Suspect quickly found their own voice and style, proving themselves to be an up-and-comer in the rock scene.

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

The most humble and modest DJ you will ever find, Tom Misch does not realize just how popular he is. With an ever-growing following, he will bring his humility and jazz-infused hip-hop sound to the South Course Stage this year. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Odesza
7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m., Altar Stage

This young duo in indie electronica consists of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight. They have released three studio albums: Summer’s Gone, In Return, and the most recent, A Moment Apart.

Hippie Sabotage
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

These up-and-comers in the ever-growing EDM scene have performed with the likes of Tove Lo. The driving force behind Hippie Sabotage is two brothers who make really badass music. It’s as simple as that. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Marilyn Manson
8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m., Wisner Stage

This controversial rock-and-metal band has been melting faces since 1989. Their outrageous stage antics, hard-hitting guitar riffs, and questionable lyrics have been the cause of much scrutiny and controversy over the years. Marilyn Manson should be the perfect act to kick off Halloween at Voodoo Fest this year. 

Ty Dolla $ign
8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m., South Course Stage

Tyson Griffin Jr., aka Ty Dolla $ign, has quickly risen to fame since being featured on YG’s 2010 hit “Toot It and Boot It.” He will bring his impressive rhymes, flow, and creativity to Voodoo Fest for a performance you won’t forget. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Saturday, October 27

Martin Garrix
9:45 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

A juggernaut in the electronic- and pop-music scene, Martin Garrix has played some of the biggest festivals in the world, from Lollapalooza to Electric Daisy Carnival. He is gracing us with his presence at Voodoo Fest this year, where he will tear down the Le Plur Stage with his hard-hitting sets.

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