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Voodoo Music and Arts Experience 2016

Voodoo Music and Arts Experience 2016

October 28, 2016 - October 30, 2016
October 28, 2016 - October 30, 2016
New Orleans
New Orleans


The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience (formerly "The Voodoo Music Experience"), commonly referred to as Voodoo or Voodoo Fest, is a multi-day music and arts festival held in City Park in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Voodoo Experience has hosted more than 2000 artists and about one million festival goers during its 15-year tenure. The festival has been twice nominated for Pollstar's Music Festival of the Year.[1] It was acquired by Live Nation Entertainment in 2013.[2]

The Voodoo Experience is known for including national artists from all genres such as Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters, Marilyn Manson, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Rage Against the Machine, Muse, Eminem, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tiesto, Nine Inch Nails, KISS, R.E.M., Modest Mouse, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Calvin Harris, Deadmau5, The Black Keys, Neil Young, Green Day, Snoop Dogg, Duran Duran, Porcupine Tree, The Smashing Pumpkins, My Chemical Romance, 50 Cent, Cowboy Mouth and 311 as well as local Louisiana musicians such as The Original Meters, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Rebirth Brass Band, and Dr. John.

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The Weeknd
bornFebruary 16, 1990
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
bornMay 24, 1989
Cage the Elephant
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Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced "the weekend"), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.[1] In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name "The Weeknd". He released three nine-track mixtapes throughout 2011: House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence, which were critically acclaimed.[2] The following year, he released a compilation album Trilogy, thirty tracks consisting of the remastered mixtapes and three additional songs. It was released under Republic Records and his own label XO.

In 2013, he released his debut studio album Kiss Land, which was supported by the singles "Kiss Land" and "Live For". His second album, Beauty Behind the Madness, which became his first number one album on the US Billboard 200, included the top-three single "Earned It" and produced the number-one singles "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face". The songs have simultaneously held the top three spots on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart, making him the first artist in history to achieve this.[3] The Weeknd has won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award.[4] In September 2016, the release of the third album, Starboy was announced, along with the release of the single "Starboy" which subsequently reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.[5]


Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006 and relocated to London, England in 2008 before their first album was released. The band currently consists of vocalist Matthew Shultz, rhythm guitarist Brad Shultz, drummer Jared Champion and bassist Daniel Tichenor, as well as touring keyboardist/guitarist Matthan Minster and touring lead guitarist Nick Bockrath.[1] Lincoln Parish served as the band's lead guitarist from their formation in 2006 until December 2013, when he left on good terms to pursue a career in producing. The band's first album, Cage the Elephant, was released in 2008 to much success, spawning several successful radio singles and gained the band a large following in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Cage the Elephant are known for energetic live performances and for possessing an eclectic sound. The band's first album is influenced by classic rock, funk, and blues music. However, the band's second album, Thank You, Happy Birthday, displayed heavy influence by punk rock and bands such as the Pixies and Nirvana, while Melophobia was a concerted effort by the band to find its own distinct musical identity, and earned them a Grammy Award nomination in 2015 for Best Alternative Music Album. Cage the Elephant's fourth album, Tell Me I'm Pretty, produced by Dan Auerbach, was released on December 18, 2015.


Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec,[1][3]consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara. The band's current touring line-up also includes former core member Sarah Neufeld, frequent collaborator Owen Pallett, two additional percussionists, Diol Edmond and Tiwill Duprate, and saxophonists Matt Bauder and Stuart Bogie.

Founded in 2001 by friends and classmates Win Butler and Josh Deu, the band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral. Their second studio album, Neon Bible, won them the 2008 Meteor Music Award for Best International Album and the 2008 Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year. Their third studio album, The Suburbs, was released in 2010 to critical acclaim and commercial success.[4] It received many accolades, including the 2011 Grammy for Album of the Year, the 2011 Juno Award for Album of the Year, and the 2011 Brit Award for Best International Album. In 2013, Arcade Fire released their fourth album, Reflektor, and scored the feature film Her, for which band members William Butler and Owen Pallett were nominated in the Best Original Score category at the 86th Academy Awards. All four of their studio albums have received nominations for the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy; the band's work has also been named three times as a shortlist nominee for the Polaris Music Prize: in 2007 for Neon Bible, in 2011 for The Suburbs and in 2014 for Reflektor, winning the award for The Suburbs.

The band plays guitar, drums, bass guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, xylophone, glockenspiel, keyboard, synthesizer, French horn, accordion, harp, mandolin, and hurdy-gurdy, and takes most of these instruments on tour; the multi-instrumentalist band members switch duties throughout shows.

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Voodoo Music + Arts Experience 2016
  –  November 22, 2016
Voodoo put a spell on me. City Park, the festival’s home, resonated with Jazz, hip-hop, rap, pop, rock, and electronica over Halloween weekend. With four music stages, a music tent, a cemetery, rides, and thousands of costumed concert-goers… Voodoo had ...
Watch Porter Robinson’s Full Set From Voodoo Music Festival 2016
  –  November 8, 2016
We all love when a fan uploads a full live set from our favorite artists at the best festivals. Porter Robinson recently took center stage at Voodoo Festival for a spooky DJ set at the Halloween-themed festival in New Orleans. Porter has been on a roll ...
Voodoo Arts & Music Experience: Why It’s The Perfect ‘Starter’ Fest For Newbs
  –  November 2, 2016
I am proud to say that I have finally attended my first real music festival, the Voodoo Arts + Music Experience, in New Orleans, Louisiana over Halloween weekend 2016. I was invited by my friends at Funyuns to check it out and thought, why not? I might as ...
Voodoo 2016 Festival Review: 11 Scary Good Performances
  –  November 1, 2016
Eighteen years in, a new production company takes over operations at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience ... newly instated presence (after Live Nation acquired them and the festival a couple years back) offering a number of vast improvements to the three ...
  –  October 30, 2016
VOODOO - MUSIC + ARTS EXPERIENCE 2016: Nothing But Thieves, Bully, The Claypool Lennon Delirum, Melanie Martinez, Rebelution and Cage the Elephant performing at the Voodoo Music Festival on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
Top 10 Voodoo 2016 Highlights
  –  October 29, 2016
This weekend, Voodoo Music + Arts Experience livened up New Orleans’ City Park. Bringing in tens of thousands of festival-goers, hundreds of Harley Quinn costumes and over 60 acts, the festival quickly established itself as one to remember. With big ...
Voodoo Fest 2016 Day 2 Highlights: Tool, Ghost, Cage the Elephant & More
  –  October 29, 2016
The second day of the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience -- or Voodoo Fest -- kicked ... verbalizing the monologue of many an early-in-the-day festival act who just wants to get this over with. Songs like "Goodie Goodies" and "Truth Tella" -- Cakes ...
13 Songs You Need to Hear Before the 2016 Voodoo Festival
  –  October 28, 2016
If you thought music festival season was over, think again. This weekend brings Voodoo, a relatively under-the-radar three-day-long music and arts gathering kicking off today through Oct. 30 at City Park in New Orleans, La. Whether or not you're heading ...
Voodoo Festival 2016: Experience the Ritual
  –  October 27, 2016
The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience ... Check out the full music lineup. The installations not only reflect the rich history and culture of New Orleans, but play to the fact that the festival falls on Halloween weekend and many feature interactive elements.
Six Can’t-Miss Acts at Voodoo Fest 2016
  –  October 26, 2016
Slated for Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30, the popular music festival will once ... s 2001 set at the third annual Voodoo Fest was a show for the ages, but their most recent New Orleans stop–a January 2016 performance at the Smoothie King ...
Voodoo Music + Arts Experience Launches Friday & Tickets Are Still On Sale
  –  October 26, 2016
The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience will kick off this Friday, October 28 and will wrap on Sunday, October 30. Voodoo is the last major festival event of the 2016 year, and the New Orleans-based jam will feature over 65 artists across 4 Stages. Major names ...
iHeart Radio’s Spend Halloween at Voodoo Music Festival Sweepstakes
  –  October 8, 2016
Join iHeart Radio’s Spend Halloween at Voodoo Music Festival Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip worth $2,500! Sweepstakes ends on October 16, 2016 so be sure to join before then. Click on the link to learn more information about this sweepstakes.
Funyuns Sees Success With Voodoo Music Festival
  –  October 3, 2016
The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience aligned perfectly with those guardrails ... engaging idea that reinforces the unique experience of our brand. On activating the 2016 festival with the Funyuns “Exhaleorometer” This year we wanted to focus our ...
Seven music festivals for fall 2016
  –  September 19, 2016
When the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience returns to New Orleans City park For its 18th annual event, it will run without founder Stephen Rehage, who left the company this year. Live Nation bought a majority share of the event in 2013. The festival also is p ...
Win (2) GA 3-Day Passes To New Orleans’ 2016 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
  –  September 6, 2016
The top destination for music fans this Halloween is The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans, LA October 28-30. The music festival will take over City Park this fall and offer 3 days of performances by big name headliners like Tool ...

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