Goldenvoice Productions’ Panorama festival is entering its second year in 2017 and it has some big names performing. The debut of the festival in 2016 featured acts such as Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky. The Panorama festival, held on the weekend of July 28-30 at Randall’s Island Park in New York City, will feature headlining acts Frank Ocean and Solange on July 28, Tame Impala and Alt-J on July 29, and Nine Inch Nails and A Tribe Called Quest on July 30. Other notable acts include Vince Staples, Isaiah Rashad, Tyler the Creator and Girl Talk.
After nearly a five-year absence from the spotlight, Frank Ocean returned in 2016 with two full-length albums. The video album, Endless, was released on Aug. 16, 2016, and another full-length album, Blonde, was released on Aug. 20, 2016. Both albums were critically praised, with Blonde debuting at number one on the Billboard 200.
Solange Knowles has made a massive resurgence in the last year with her release of third studio album. A Seat at the Table released on Sept. 30, 2016. The album was universally acclaimed by critics and has a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance.
The Australian psychedelic band, Tame Impala’s, latest effort, Currents, was released on July 17, 2015, to universal acclaim. The album won Album of the Year and Best Rock Album at the 2015 ARIA Music Awards and had a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Music Album.
The English indie band, Alt-J, have been dormant since their 2014 release, This Is All Yours. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 and has a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Music Album.
The iconic industrial band, Nine Inch Nails, is still producing high-quality music after almost 30 years. Their latest project, Not the Actual Events, was released on Dec. 22, 2016, to a very positive reception.
The iconic rap group, A Tribe Called Quest, reunited to release their final studio album, We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service. The album was released on Nov. 11, 2016, eight months after the death of member Phife Dawg. The album received positive reviews and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200.
Check out more details about the festival on the official website.