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In Pictures | 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The 2016 Coachella Music and Arts Festival is here, and expectations are running high. Guns N' Roses performed with AC/DC's Angus Young, Ice Cube hit the stage with some members of N.W.A, Kesha gave a powerful performance and Rihanna joined Calvin Harris to shut down Sunday night. Offstage, the fashion and revelry are as much a part of the festival as the sounds.

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DoLab:A large crowd dances in the DoLab at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Lorde: Lorde joins Disclosure onstage at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Elevated position: Fans get an elevated view as Vanic performs at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Magnetic Zeros: Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros wades into the audience as the band performs on the Outdoor Theatre stage at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Setting sun: The sun sets on the final day of the first weekend of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Swinger: Aerialists perform in the DoLab tent on the final day of the first weekend of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Strutting: Lion Babe joins Disclosure onstage at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Letting it fly: British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding performs at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Cooling off: Festival goers dance in the DoLab tent as they are sprayed with water at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Misting: Fans get some cooling relief from the heat at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Yuma tent: Festival goers groove in the Yuma tent at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Groovin': Music fans crowd the Empire Polo Grounds during the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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'Katrina Chairs': Festival goers take photos of the "Katrina Chairs" art installation at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Cholo goth duo Prayers: Rafael Reyes, a member of the cholo goth duo Prayers, performs during the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Crystal Fighters: Lead singer Sebastian Pringle fronts the English electronic folk band Crystal Fighters at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Bejeweled: Clarissa Swikard, from San Diego, sports jewels and a flower crown on Day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Break time: People rest inside of, and alongside of the "Portals" art installation at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Sit-down performance: Axl Rose onstage at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

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