Contrary to the seemingly popular belief, Coachella isn’t just a festival to show off your flower crown and fringe accessories — it is, after all, a music festival. And this year, in addition the major headliners, there were plenty of independent and up-and-coming acts that you should definitely be paying attention to. That being said, we’ve compiled the best performances of Coachella’s Weekend One, so far from our favorite Instagram accounts. These are the musicians you won’t want to miss.
As if Run the Jewels’ set wasn’t going to be a good time, Bernie Sanders made an appearance to introduce them, as Killer Mike has been one of his most vocal supporters.
Jack U’s DJ set was so hype it inspired a dance circle.
Patron saint of Coachella, Vanessa Hudgens, gave her seal of approval to Purity Ring’s set.
A$AP Rocky‘s set included an appearance from Kanye West.
Gary Clark, Jr.‘s set was the epitome of Coachella chill.
DJ Felix De Laet took time from his set to take a selfie.
Even Uncle Snoop made an appearance on the Coachella stage.
Ice Cube‘s set was one of the most eagerly anticipated of the weekend.
Rae Sremmurd‘s act proved to be, in the words of the youth, lit.