13 Must See Emerging Acts at Coachella 2017

It’s been a couple of weeks since Coachella released their festival lineup and I’m still trying to pick myself up off the floor. The usual top artists made the cut but I was also impressed by the list of emerging acts at Coachella 2017. The holiday season is cool and all but for me, when the summer festivals start debuting their lineups it’s like Christmas all over again! 

Now, if you’ve been following along with me for a while then you know my affinity for underrepresented talent. This year at Coachella Beyonce, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar are headliners and even though that’s really incredible I won’t be discussing that today. 

Instead, let’s focus on the underrated and emerging acts at Coachella 2017 that made the lineup! Queen B gets the attention pretty much all day every day so why not spread the love elsewhere?


Why Head to the small stage

I know that a lot of you might only pay to go to an event like this if a significant number of the performers are recognizable to you. That’s a pretty level-headed way of going about it but I think it’s also a mistake. Life is about new experiences, and we all know that as much as you might love that album you’ve been listening to nonstop, eventually you will tire of it. The radio refuses to play anything other than the same twenty songs at a time and even commercials tend to pull from similar sounds. You don’t have to listen to the same things day in and day out. New music is just an earshot away!

I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I found a new artist by just choosing to show up early enough to catch an opener at a concert. At a festival, the set up is on a larger scale but I guarantee you that if you venture off to the smaller stages you’ll also find someone new to enjoy! 

As the summer music festivals continue to release their lineups I’ll share my top picks for underrated talent! I won’t be attending Coachella this year by I will be at Panorama in NYC. Even if you’re not attending either of these festivals by the end of the summer I’m sure you will have found at least a handful of new to you artists to check out. 

This week scroll on down and give your ears a bit of bliss in the form of these awesome underrated and emerging acts at Coachella 2017. Keep your eyes peeled for more festival features and in the meantime listen to more playlists and all featured artists on Spotify!






Check out Past features of Coachella artists

Beyoncé || BANKS

Broods at Music Hall of Williamsburg & Webster Hall

DJ Snake || Kendrick Lamar || Kiiara







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What do you think of these emerging acts at Coachella 2017? Are you lucky enough to attend?

Keep a look out for more Summer Music Festival coverage from Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, Panorama, Lollapalooza, Bumbershoots, Meadows and more live music! 

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