Watch: Coachella 2016 Performance Highlights

LCD Soundsystem, Guns N' Roses, Courtney Barnett and more

The world famous Coachella Music Festival kicked off its first of two weekends on Friday, bringing in some of the biggest names in pop, indie, and electronic music.

Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem made their big returns to the stage in Indio, California. Check out the highlight video performances from Coachella 2016 so far, down below:

LCD Soundsystem

James Murphy and co. covered David Bowie’s “Heroes” during their big reunion this weekend:


Guns N’ Roses

While Axl Rose was confined to Dave Grohl’s rock throne after shattering his foot at the band’s first official reunion show earlier this month, AC/DC’s Angus Young helped the 80s rockers kick off their highly anticipated headlining set:



The Lawrence brothers brought out close friends Sam Smith and Lorde for a couple of tunes from Caracal this weekend:


Sam Smith


Unknown Mortal Orchestra

American psychedelic group Unknown Mortal Orchestra played “Can’t Keep Checking My Phone” from their impressive album Multi-Love:


Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats brought the soul with “Trying So Hard Not To Know”:


Run The Jewels

RTJ brought out rap icon NAS and modern blues legend Gary Clark Jr. to shred on some tracks, only before dropping a brand new single “Love Again”. Check out the new single below the performances:


Gary Clark Jr.

“Love Again”


Courtney Barnett

The Australian year-end list topping rocker, Courtney Barnett, played a number of hits from her critically acclaimed album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit:

Courtney Barnett @ Coachella Outdoor Theater. #courtneybarnett #coachella2016

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Foals brought “Mountain At My Gates” from What Went Down to the Californian desert:


The Last Shadow Puppets

Miles Kane and Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) played a hit from their debut album The Age of the Understatement:



One of the most intesne live bands, Savages performed “Adore” this weekend. Look forward to a similar experience at WayHome Music & Arts Festival later this year: