14. Flaming Lips’ Most Eventful Set at SXSW
At the 2006 SXSW in Austin, Texas, Flaming Lips’ set was a festival of its own. There were strobe lights, giant multi-colored balls, a colorful drizzle of confetti. Adding to the spectacle was an onstage marriage proposal by a festival-goer.
13. Jay-Z Introduces Hip Hop to Glastonbury
Until 2008, hip hop was had no place in the Glastonbury festival. Oasis’ Noel Gallagher in particular didn’t approve of the idea of Jay-Z headlining UK’s most important music festival. Jay-Z proved him and all the non-believers wrong by wowing the crowd, even opening his set with his rendition of Wonderwall.