Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28
Oct 24 2018

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

By: Staff

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Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

Arctic Monkeys
7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Altar Stage

The wildly successful rock and neo-punk quartet from the United Kingdom formed 15 years ago in South Yorkshire, and they have released six studio albums, including the recent record Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. The band consists of Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook, and Nick O’Malley.


Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

Otto
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Otto is able to provide a beautifully layered musical richness to his performances. A purveyor of all music, Otto attributes his creative success to his roots in Caribbean/African music and his move from the Caribbean beach town of La Ceiba, Honduras, to New Orleans. He has been following his calling of being a DJ for over 15 years. 

Dirtwire (DJ Set)
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

The Southern Comfort of music, Dirtwire is a shepherd to the crossroads of beats, bass, soundscapes, blues, bluegrass, country, African, Asian, Middle Eastern, and South and Central American traditions. You name it, Dirtwire can conjure it up and bring audiences on the downhome psychedelic journey they came for. 

The O’my’s
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Wisner Stage; 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

Made up of Maceo Haymes and Nick Hennessy, this soulful band has brought vintage sound back to the scene. Creating bold, rich melodies and collaborating with artists like Chance the Rapper and TDE's Ab-Soul, the O'my’s are bringing heart-capturing music to the Voodoo stage.

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

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

Imagine Thor’s hammer pounding out the most rock ‘n’ rolliest thing possible while being wielded by a quartet of wild, wise, badass women. The Seattle-based quartet, made up of Molly Sides, Whitney Petty, Leah Julius, and Ruby Dunphy, are the very same women who are using that mighty hammer to destroy whatever stereotypes you thought were true about rock 'n' roll. 

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

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to combine modern music with ‘70s and ‘80s R&B? Well, The Suffers have answered that question, and as it turns out, it’s pretty incredible. Mixing modern sounds, technology, and experience with ‘70s- and ‘80s-era cool might just be the perfect combination. These guys are the real deal, and you definitely should not miss them. 

Eprom
1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Eprom's beats come alive to rattle, melt, and wildly gush into everything from toxic hip hop to searing garage mutations to anything in between. One of the most vibrant producers on the West Coast, Eprom does nothing but deliver savagely staggering live sets that get any listener ready to shake off the shackles of the mundane. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

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

Intertwining the sexiness of R&B, the edginess of pop, and just a little bit of electronic has allowed Tinashe to develop a voice and style that is all her own. She is big on individuality and finding oneself—two things she tries to incorporate into her music. Her second album, Joyride, was released this year. 

Poppy
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

Sensation-turned-superstar Poppy quickly rose to fame and garnered hundreds of thousands of followers by posting videos to YouTube. Singing covers for the internet quickly turned into a singing career, and Poppy was born. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

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

This indie-pop trio is known for its alt-rock edginess and its dreamy, melodic guitar tunes. This New York-based rock band has enjoyed great success at the popular South by Southwest Festival and developed quite the fan base. They recently released their album Twentytwo in Blue in March. 

Clozee
2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage; 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

Drawing inspiration from dreams, nature, and whatever the realities provide, Clozee takes audiences on an adventure of love and music. Her unique outlook on music has helped her gain quite the following, and her live shows never disappoint. 

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

Judah & the Lion
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Altar Stage; 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Toyota Music Den Stage

Judah & the Lion brings hip hop and folk music together in seamless harmony. Their album Folk Hop n’ Roll brought them into the limelight with a sound no one had ever heard before. Combining elements of all genres, Judah & the Lion brings their unique sound to Voodoo this year. 

Space Jesus
3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m., Le Plur Stage

How low can the beats go? Space Jesus is on a mission to find out. Mixing any genre of music with seemingly extraterrestrial beats have given Space Jesus a sound that is truly his. “Space Jesus is the feeling you get when you travel through a wormhole in a fresh pair of Jordans.” Yeah, that pretty much sums it up. 

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

Writing, producing, and mixing music in an apartment all sounds pretty normal. Add three brothers and some badass music to the mix, and you’ve got AJR. These three brothers bring doo-wop and dubstep to indie pop, and it sounds incredible.

Boogie T. Rio (Live Band)
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, Boogie T (Brock Thornton) was introduced to music by his grandparents and fell in love. He focused on playing guitar throughout his youth, until one day, he was introduced to Bassnectar and became hooked. He infused bass-heavy tracks with smooth, Cajun-inspired guitar riffs, and Boogie T as we know him was born. He introduced his live band, the Boogie T Rio, at the Electric Forest Festival.  

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

Modest Mouse
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Altar Stage

You already know the name; Modest Mouse has been setting the standard for indie rock for over two decades now. Lineup changes over the years have not changed the band’s core, and fans have remained loyal. Modest Mouse is always a show-stopper.  

Troyboi
6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Famous for his infusion of hip-hop and trap beats, Troyboi recently released his debut album in August, and it was received with high praise. On his album, Troyboi brings diversity to each song and makes every song its own. His show will not disappoint.  

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

21 Savage
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wisner Stage

21 Savage has been up-and-coming in the rap game since 2013 and quickly became associated with the likes of Drake. However, it was his 2017 hit “Rockstar” with Post Malone that really put Savage on the map. His original style and voice lend to his amazing talent and provide his ever-increasing fan base with countless hours of good music. 

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

Remembering the past and where we came from is important, and Lettuce does this through their music. With influencers such as Miles Davis, this funky jazz band tries to incorporate a little history into every song, and the fans are loving it. They will bring their soulful sound to Voodoo as they go on their 2018 headlining tour, Beyond the Clouds

Voodoo 2018: Previewing Sunday, October 28

Tipper
7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Le Plur Stage

Being able to recreate the sound of an album in a live setting is hard to do, but Tipper brings turntable and scratching prowess to the stage, enabling him to put on an unbelievable show. Tipper is not afraid to remix his own music and is well known for scratching over his music during live sets.

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