Coachella has long been a haven for music lovers and festival enthusiasts, offering a diverse lineup of artists from various genres.
As we eagerly anticipate the first weekend of Coachella coming up, we have your hitlist of can't miss performances. From the headliners to the fresh names that just might be your new favorite act. Check our must-see lineup before you head out to the desert.
The headliners are top-notch at Coachella 2023. Pro Tip: if you’re looking to catch any of these artists and get a decent spot, get to the stage early and secure your spot as you take in the performances from new and old favorites alike.
This Puerto Rican sensation has taken the world by storm with his distinctive blend of Latin trap and reggaeton. Known for hits like "Yo Perreo Sola" and "Dákiti," Bad Bunny's infectious rhythms and charismatic stage presence make his performance a must-see at Coachella 2023.
An enigmatic R&B singer-songwriter, Frank Ocean has gained a devoted following with his introspective lyrics and soulful sound. His hits "Thinkin' Bout You" and "Nikes" showcase his smooth vocals and emotional depth, making his live show an unforgettable experience.
This Spanish singer-songwriter has taken the music world by storm with her innovative fusion of flamenco, pop, and urban sounds. Rosalía’s hits "Malamente" and "Yo x Ti, Tú x Mí" highlight her powerful vocals and unique style, ensuring her performance at Coachella 2023 will be a memorable one.
As a virtual band created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, Gorillaz has been pushing the boundaries of music and visual art for over two decades. Known for hits like "Feel Good Inc." and "Clint Eastwood," their genre-defying sound and immersive live shows make them a must-see at the festival.
This Icelandic artist has captivated audiences for decades with her avant-garde music and mesmerizing performances. With hits like "Hyperballad" and "Jóga," Björk's unique sound and otherworldly stage presence will surely blow your mind at Coachella 2023. Plus, Björk has been a longtime Coachella performer with appearances on the bill during Coachella’s early beginnings.
This Nigerian superstar has made waves with his unique blend of Afrobeat, dancehall, and reggae. Hits like "Ye" and "On the Low" showcase his vibrant sound and infectious energy, making Burna Boy's live performance a must-see at Coachella 2023.
Beyond the Main Stage
These artists might not be headliners this year, but we wouldn’t be surprised to see their names higher up on the roster in the coming years. Here are some of our picks for this year:
This innovative electronic musician and producer has gained a following for his live looping performances, blending beats, melodies, and humorous lyrics on the fly. With his engaging stage presence and improvisational skills, Marc Rebillet's performance at Coachella 2023 is not to be missed.
As an enigmatic British songwriter and producer, Jai Paul has garnered a cult following with his innovative blend of R&B, electronic, and pop music. Known for songs like "Jasmine" and "BTSTU," his rare live performances are a treat for fans seeking a unique musical experience. Speaking of unique experiences, be sure to check out his cover of Jennifer Paige’s Crush (Unfinished).
A British pop sensation, Charli XCX is known for her futuristic sound and infectious hooks. With popular songs like "Boom Clap" and "1999," her high-energy performances will get you moving and shaking.
Hailing from South Korea, Blackpink is a global K-pop phenomenon with an unmistakable sound and style. With chart-topping hits like "Kill This Love" and "DDU-DU DDU-DU," their high-energy performances and fierce choreography will captivate fans of all genres.
Must-See Hidden Gems
One of the best parts of the festival experience is discovering new artists. These names may not have popped up on your Spotify yet, but we know you’ll be making a Coachella playlist after you catch their live performances.
Feel the vibrant and groovy beats of FKJ, the multi-instrumentalist and electronic genius from France. Known for his futuristic soundscapes, FKJ will be blowing minds at Coachella 2023 with his outstanding live performances. Don't miss out on his hit tracks like "Tadow" (with Masego), "Vibin' Out with (((O)))," and "Skyline." Vibe out with FKJ’s incredible blend of soul, jazz, and electronic music.
Jai Wolf, the Bangladeshi-American electronic producer, is set to take the stage at Coachella 2023. Get ready to be enchanted by his ethereal and dreamy sound as he plays fan favorites like "Indian Summer," "Starlight," and "Lost." Jai Wolf's unique fusion of electronic, indie, and pop music will leave you craving more.
This Haitian-Canadian producer has been cranking out heat over the past couple years. A pioneer in the electronic dance and future beat space his music will take you through a journey across space and time and cover a wide variety of tempos. Be sure and check out tracks like “10%” feat. Kali Uchis, “Bullets” feat. Little Dragon and his edit of Janet Jackson’s “If”. Pro tip: watch Kaytranada’s Montreal Boiler Room, great set and full of some funny characters.
British electronic music producer SG Lewis will be captivating audiences at Coachella 2023 with his extraordinary blend of house, disco, and electro-pop. Known for his four of the floor bangers and feel-good vibes, you'll want to catch tracks like "Time," "Throwaway" (with Clairo), "Times We Had" (featuring Toulouse), and Chemicals.
Mura Masa, the Grammy-nominated producer, and musician from the UK, is ready to set Coachella 2023 ablaze with his mix of electronic, trap, and experimental pop music. Be sure to catch his hypnotic performances of hit tracks like "Love$ick" (featuring A$AP Rocky), "1 Night" (with Charli XCX), and "What If I Go?"
Dynamic hip-hop duo EARTHGANG from Atlanta is set to bring their electrifying energy and out-of-this-world lyrical prowess to the stage. Known for their unique sound and powerful performances, we hope they play hits like "Proud of U" (featuring Young Thug), "Top Down," and "Stuck." EARTHGANG's fusion of hip-hop, funk, and soul is guaranteed to make you groove.
Rising rap star Latto is about to turn up the heat at Coachella 2023 with her hard-hitting bars and infectious beats. This fierce and talented rapper has quickly made a name for herself with chart-topping hits like "B*tch From Da Souf," "Muwop" (featuring Gucci Mane), and "Big Energy." Get ready to witness Latto's undeniable charisma and powerhouse performance.
Trap aficionados, rejoice! Famed record producer and DJ Metro Boomin will be gracing the stage at Coachella 2023, bringing his signature hard-hitting beats and innovative production style. We hope to hear tracks like "No Complaints," "Ric Flair Drip," and "Space Cadet." Expect nothing less than a sonic trill experience from Metro Boomin.
How to Prepare for Coachella Music Festival
To make the most of your Coachella experience, it's essential to plan and prepare in advance. Some key things to consider include the following:
- Accommodations: Book accommodations early, whether you're camping on-site or staying in a hotel, as they fill up quickly.
- Transportation: Plan your transportation to and from the festival grounds, considering shuttle services or carpooling options.
- Outfits: Assemble comfortable, weather-appropriate outfits that express your unique style. Get wild!
- Hydration and sun protection: Bring refillable water bottles, sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats to protect against the desert sun.
- Research the lineup: Familiarize yourself with the artists performing and create a schedule to ensure you catch your favorite acts.
Coachella is a festival experience unlike any other, so prepare yourself for a fantastic time! As you pack up, don’t forget to stock up on Pabst High Seltzer. The variety party pack is perfect for keeping your whole crew buzzed and in the flow.
Enjoy Pabst Labs at Coachella 2023
Coachella 2023 promises to be an unforgettable experience with an incredible lineup of artists and an atmosphere that will have you vibing all weekend long. As you take in the music and performances, consider elevating your festival experience with Pabst Labs' THC-infused seltzer. Head to the website and order delivery, or find a retailer to hit up on your way to the festival.
Keep in mind that there are festival rules you must follow, and that means you can’t walk in the gate with a cooler full of Pabst. But you can enjoy a can (or more!) before you head out to the festival for the day. Pre-game with your friends and get your mind and body ready to take in this eclectic and electrifying experience. Daytime Guava contains THCV for that energy boost you need to make the most out of your festival experience.
After a day of dancing, head back to your hotel or Airbnb and let High Seltzer be your late-night vibe. Midnight Berries is the perfect way to wind down, with a dose of CBD and CBN to soothe sore muscles and help you fall asleep and wake up rejuvenated. Bonus? No hangovers.
So, as you prepare for Coachella 2023, consider making infused seltzers the drink of choice for the entire weekend. Not only will you feel better throughout the weekend, but you'll also have a unique and memorable experience that enhances the music and vibes. Besides, music always sounds better with weed.
Remember to always consume responsibly, know your limits, and have a designated sober buddy to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable festival experience.