July 25, 2016

Listicle

Panorama Festival: The 11 Best Acts We Saw at NYC's First-Ever 'Coachella East'

#1SZA

At large music festivals, rarely do artists get personal onstage, if they say anything at all. But during SZA’s set at the first-ever Panorama festival (from Goldenvoice, the Coachella people), she took time to thank the audience, wax poetic on her accidental music career, and express hope that everyone finds love in their lives. And even if she hadn’t spoken a word, her effusive, flawless set would have spoken it for her. In between established favorites like “Babylon” and “Childs Play” from 2014’s Z, SZA's lilting voice carried over her newest release, “twoAM” (a reworked version of PartyNextDoor’s “Come and See Me”) and a new track called “Go Gina.” Her charm, energy, and chemistry with her live band was inescapable, both for newbies and longtime fans. –Brooke Bunce

Read all Fuse's Panorama coverage right here, including the biggest surprises and a comparison to New York's Governors Ball Music Festival, and see our gallery of the best live photos.

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