Madeon Tells Us All About Performing at Coachella in 2022

Coachella weekend one was a whirlwind and full of some incredible performances, with one of our favorites being Madeon.

The EDM artist is a French musician and DJ who had a packed crowd dancing along to every beat. Madeon kept his fans happy by playing some of his most popular hits, resulting in one incredible set. We had a chat with Madeon following his Coachella performance, and he told us all about what went down.

Sweety High: What makes performing at Coachella different from any other festival?

Madeon: Coachella is iconic. In France, where I grew up, everybody knows about it even though it's held on the other side of the world. Artists tend to bring their A-game, the stages are massive and the lineup is always incredible.

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SH: What song was the most fun to play?

Madeon: There is a new song called "Gonna Be Good" that I haven't even released yet but that I played at Coachella. During the show, I perform it 18 feet up in the air on a narrow lift and it's so so so fun. I'm surrounded by visuals made specifically for the lift to create special illusions and I love how it turned out. Seeing the crowd from up there is really moving.


SH: What is your favorite memory or experience from performing at Coachella?

Madeon: I decided to fly my parents in from France at the last minute so they could see the show and I shouted them out at one point, and this massive crowd started cheering for them, it was surreal.

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SH: Who was your personal favorite performer at Coachella?

Madeon: I haven't seen everybody I've wanted to see yet, but I'm gonna stay the whole weekend for weekend two. Of the artists I've seen so far, Stromae was the highlight!


Plan on going to weekend two of Coachella? Look HERE for all the EDM artists you should see.