I was at weekend 1 of Coachella 2015 and have compiled a Heard and Seen post about the festival. Coachella is amazing and is probably the best festival I will ever go to. Here are some of the things I saw during the weekend and some of the things I heard from fellow festival attendees.

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“He’s been body building for five months for Coachella! He even lifted me onto his shoulders.”

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“You’re from South Africa? I watched a movie based in South Africa called Chappie.”

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“You’re South African? Tell me more about this Pistorius guy.”

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“This bitch next to me lit a joint, finished it, then pulled out an electronic cigarette. Then she took a drag of her friend’s cigarette.”

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“Fake it til you make it! Hey, do you want some Fatorade? Gatorade and vodka?”

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“Were you here last year?”
“No.”
“There was another South African here last year. You guys look the same, same hair and skin colour, so I confused you.”

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“The potties smell like fucking shit! It’s good to be drunk so you don’t realise.”

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“What do you want?”
“It’s not that simple.”
“What do you want?!”

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“What is that?”
“A milky bun. It’s a warm glazed donut with an ice cream filing.”

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“My mom’s always calling when I’m drunk. She’ll ask, “Are you drunk?” and I’ll say no. She phoned a few hours ago. She’s also called when I was at the movies once.”

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“Your crowd reaction was an 8/10 but I’m looking to take this to 420.” – Flosstradamus

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“There was shoving then one of the guys socked one of the bystanders.”

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“Started from the bottom now we here.” – Drake