INDIO (CBSLA) — Pop star Ariana Grande closed out the first weekend of Coachella with a reunion of most of N’Sync.
The 90s boy band – minus lead singer Justin Timberlake – joined the headliner at the Empire Polo Field in Indio on her single “Break Up With Your Girlfriend,” then brought the crowd back to the 90s with the group’s hit “Tearin’ Up My Heart.”READ MORE: For 2nd Straight Year, San Diego Comic-Con Will Be Virtual
Grande had previously been joined by Nicki Minaj, P. Diddy and Mase.READ MORE: Trio Of 55-Gallon Drums Found Leaking Motor Oil In Redlands Citrus Grove
Before Grande closed out the night, there were performances from Grammy-winner H.E.R., flutist Lizzo, Khalid, Dillon Francis and Blood Orange. The festival’s first weekend was eclectic, featuring artists from Billie Ellish to Kacey Musgraves, and Childish Gambino to Janelle Monae. The night before, Weezer joined up with TLC’s Chilli to sing “No Scrubs,” and Tears for Fears on the 80s hit “Everybody Wants To Rule the World.”MORE NEWS: LA Facing $550M Revenue Shortfall On Sharp Declines In Transient, Parking Occupancy Taxes
Next weekend, Kanye West is set to bring the festival to church with an Easter Sunday service.