The Panorama Music & Arts Festival is back at Randall’s Island Park for its second year, as the Coachella organizers give that festival’s vibe a distinctly East Coast twist, inspired by the World’s Fair nexus of music, art and technology.
The Panorama headliners are deservedly getting the bulk of the attention: Frank Ocean and Solange on Friday, Tame Impala and Chet Faker on Saturday, and Nine Inch Nails and A Tribe Called Quest on Sunday. But there are plenty more must-see acts on the bill. Here are three notables:
SPOON (5:55 p.m. Friday): Britt Daniel and the guys have one of the best albums of the year with “Hot Thoughts,” a sleek mix of indie rock, dance grooves and timely politics that will only get better live.
MITSKI (4:20 p.m. Saturday): Mitski Miyakawi made one of 2016’s boldest statements with her rocking “Puberty 2” album, led by the single “Your Best American Girl.”
MURA MASA (5:35 p.m. Sunday): The 21-year-old British phenom Alex Crossan will bring his unique twist on dance music to life, including the single “1 Night” with Charli XCX and “Love$ick” with A$AP Rocky.
And don’t forget to check out The Ark Dome Show, which runs throughout the festival in The Lab. Written…
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