Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

LCD Soundsytem performs at Coachella.

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

James Murphy, lead singer for the American rock band LCD Soundsystem, performs at  Coachella.

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Kasey McArthur, center left, and Jake Tabrowsai, center right, both from San Diego, rest among friends inside the DoLaB tent at the Coachella. (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee performs on the Sahara stage at Coachella.

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee performs on the Sahara stage at Coachella.

 

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee performs on the Sahara stage at Coachella.

 

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jimmy performs on the Sahara stage at Coachella.

 

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

People dance to electronic music in a room at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Music fans are awash in points of light as British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding performs at  Coachella.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The artist Dela works on a piece at the DoLaB tent at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

It’s dance time at the DoLaB tent at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

People listen to electronic music in a dance room at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Performers at the DoLaB at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

DJ Mustard at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Kiesza performs a song with Jack U at the beginning of their show at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Jack U performs at Coachella on Friday night.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Fans watch Jack U perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Kiesza performs a song with Jack U at the beginning of their show at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Underworld’s Karl Hyde on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Savages singer Jehnny Beth, left, and drummer Fay Milton, right, on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Savages singer Jehnny Beth onstage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Savages bassist Ayse Hassan onstage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

An Underworld stagehand holds a bank of red light during the band’s show at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A security guard keeps watch as Underworld performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Underworld’s Karl Hyde onstage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Fans enjoy Underworld’s Karl Hyde onstage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Savages singer Jehnny Beth wades into the crowd at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Face painting at Coachella Arts Festival.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Dusk settles in on the first day of Coachella 2016.

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Sufjan Stevens performs at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Face paint at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Sufjan Stevens performs at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Sufjan Stevens, center, performs at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Alison Mosshart of the Kills battles strong winds on day one of Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A woman dances with a lighted spinning umbrella during a performance by British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding at Coachella.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A line of people snakes into a beer garden at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Benjamin Plant of the Australian indie rock band Miami Horror peforms at Coachella.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The theater group Bijoulette Airlines performs on the grounds of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Naomi Diaz on stage. 

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Fans enjoy Mavis Staples on the Gobi stage at the Coachella on April 15, 2016.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Lisa-Kainde Diaz, a member of the French-Cuban duo Ibeyi, performs. 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Smoke surrounds John Famiglietti of the L.A. band HEALTH.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Coachella attendees on April 15, 2016.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A young woman dances as 2manydjs is on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

HEALTH guitarist Benjamin Jared Miller. 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A festival-goer is reflected in Phillip K. Smith III’s “Portals." 

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Coachella gate security includes bag checks, metal detectors and a pat-down.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Music fans view an art installation on the festival grounds. 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

“Tower of Twelve Stories,” an art exhibit at Coachella.

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Decorative garbage cans at the festival.  

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Gallant spills a bottle of water onstage April 15 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Gallant onstage April 15 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

2manydjs on stage April 15 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

DJ Mustard at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A fan with a mohawk at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on April 15, 2016.

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Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

A festival worker keeps an eye on the crowd at the DoLaB tent at Coachella.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Fans relax before Mavis Staples takes the Gobi stage at Coachella on April 15, 2016.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Mavis Staples and guitarist Rick Holmstrom jam on the Gobi stage at Coachella on April 15, 2016.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Mavis Staples on the Gobi stage at Coachella on April 15, 2016.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Mavis Staples on the Gobi stage at Coachella on April 15, 2016.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Larger-than-life lamps grace the lawn at Coachella 2016 in Indio, Calif.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

“Katrina Chairs,” by Cuban artist Alexandra Arrechea, on display at Coachella.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

An art installation, Spanish for “Kiss Me a Lot,” at Coachella 2016.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Day One: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Julie Romero, 21, left, and Adriana Hines, 18, of Yermo, Calif., pose for a photo inside “Portals,” an art installation by Phillip K Smith III, on display at Coachella.

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