Panorama 2017 Weekend Recap @Saintrecords @Frankocean @nineinchnails @cashmerecat @panoramanyc #amexaccess

Panorama 2017 Weekend Recap @Saintrecords @Frankocean @nineinchnails @cashmerecat @panoramanyc #amexaccess

PANORAMA weekend closed out its sophomore run on a high note today with sunny weather and performances from Frank OceanSolangealt-JTame Impala, Vince StaplesNine Inch NailsA Tribe Called Quest, JusticeCashmere CatGlass Animals and more.  The second-annual festival was a huge success, bringing together music, innovative technology, immersive art and world-class cuisine in the heart of New York City.

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Atmosphere

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The Pavilion, Rev. Vince Anderson & The Love Choir

Towkio, The Parlor

Atmosphere, The Parlor

Fans were also able to enjoy the festival’s open-air club The Point, which celebrates New York City’s key role in the ongoing evolution of DJ culture and electronic music, featuring around-the-clock sets from Jay Daniel,Derrick CarterMotor City Drum EnsembleHoney DijonTim Sweeney and more.  Another spot for fans to keep cool was THE LAB, powered by HP, which returned with an all-new collection of innovative and immersive art installations created exclusively by New York City based artists.

YRB was invited by American Express  next to the main stage  The Parlor in a two-story hospitality + experiential tent space.

American Express Music At Panorama Festival On Randall's Island In NYC

The first floor housed a well air-conditioned New York City musical playground open to all attendees, which included water refill and phone charging stations, in addition to interactive social and photo areas.

American Express Music At Panorama Festival On Randall's Island In NYC

The second level was exclusive to Card Members, and with comfy couches that housed colorful Drizzy and Frank Ocean pillows; the space offered guests a place to recharge, grab drinks, catch a view of the main stage, in addition to freshening up at the Milk Makeup Bar cooling station. Card Members could also log into the official Panorama app to make use of the spend $10, get $10 offer, as well as the Macy’s gift card opportunities too!

American Express Music At Panorama Festival On Randall's Island In NYC

Lifestyle influencers such as Arielle VandenbergScotty SireCasey McPerrey – including Solange’s stylist, Shiona Turiniand more were onsite and snapped photos. Check out their personal experiences via #amexambassador.

A Tribe Called Quest primed fans with an energetic performance filled with tracks from their 2016 release We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service, while Justice brought their signature French electro sound to The Pavilion stage.

A Tribe Called Quest, Panorama Stage

A Tribe Called Quest, Panorama Stage

A Tribe Called Quest, Panorama Stage

In its final moments, this year’s festival rewarded fans with Nine Inch Nails’ second performance in over 3 years, as the Trent Reznor-led group gave an emotive, unforgettable 90-minute set.

Nine Inch Nails, Panorama Stage

Nine Inch Nails, Panorama Stage

Nine Inch Nails, Panorama Stage

Nine Inch Nails, Panorama Stage

Nine Inch Nails, Panorama Stage

Justice, The Pavilion

Nine Inch Nails, Panorama Stage

Photos by:

Nikki Jahanforouz

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images 

Chris Lazzaro – FreedomFilmLLC.com

About Jonn Nubian

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