Coachella: Day one, let the party begin
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Coachella: Day One, let the party begin

Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Janelle Monae performs on the Coachella stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Fans walk past an art piece called MISMO at the end of day one at Coachella.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Janelle Monae performs on the Coachella stage.

 

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Janelle Monae performs on the Coachella stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Janelle Monae performs on the Coachella stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Janelle Monae performs on the Coachella stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Janelle Monae performs on the Coachella stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Fans take a break outside the Indio Central Market food tent at the end of day one.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Fans wait for a nighttime performance by DJ Snake on day one.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Charlotte Gainsbourg performs.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Charlotte Gainsbourg performs.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

K-Pop girlband BLACKPINK performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

BLACKPINK on the Sahara stage at Coachella.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

The band BLACKPINK performs.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

A projection of the band BLACKPINK.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Rapper/actor Jaden Smith performs on Day One.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

A backup singer is suspended in midair during a performance by Jaden Smith.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

People gather near an art piece called “Colossal Cacti” as night falls on Day One.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Spanish singer Rosalia Vila Tobella performs.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Spanish singer Rosalia Vila Tobella performs.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Rosalia Vila Tobella on Day One.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Rosalia Vila Tobella and backup dancers.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

A Coachella art installation called “Sarbale Ke.”

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Ron Leddy, a Los Angeles resident, at Coachella.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Fans enjoy the K-Pop girlband BLACKPINK.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Sam Peraino, left, and Kayla Rover inside an art piece called “Spectra.”

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Matty Healy of The 1975 onstage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Matty Healy of The 1975.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

View of the festival grounds through the art installation “Spectra.”

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

A visitor peers out of the artwork “Spectra” during day one at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

A hand of “The Astronaut” looms over the festival grounds during day one at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Kacey Musgraves onstage during day one at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Kacey Musgraves onstage during day one at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

“The Astronaut” by Poetic Kenetics roams the festival grounds during Day One.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Festivalgoer Rheannia Harris, a resident of Oakland, take pictures around a Francis Kere art piece called Sarbale Ke on day one of the Coachella Music And Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

A security guard keeps watch over an installation at the Emopire Polo Grounds in Indio on day one of the Coachella Music And Arts Festival.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Let’s Eat Grandma’s Jenny Hollingworth onstage during Day One.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Mikaela Straus, also known by her stage name King Princess, performs on the Mojave Stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Mikaela Straus, also known by her stage name King Princess, performs on the Mojave Stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Vocalist Brendan Yates fronts Turnstile, an American hard-core punk band from Baltimore.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Las Robertas, an indie rock band from Costa Rica, performs on the Sonora Stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Las Robertas, an indie rock band from Costa Rica, performs on the Sonora Stage.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Fans take pictures around a Poetic Kinetics art piece called “Overview Effect.”

 

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Let’s Eat Grandma’s Jenny Hollingworth plays saxophone.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Let’s Eat Grandma’s Rosa Walton, left, and Jenny Hollingworth, on keyboard, center, on stage during Day One.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Festivalgoers dance and cool off in the Do LaB.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Festivalgoers at the Do LaB.

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

Festivalgoers walk past Francis Kere’s “Sarbale ke” set of towers on Day One. 

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Coachella: Day one, let the party begin

An early-arriving festivalgoer checks out a piece of art called “Colossal Cacti” by Office Kovacs on Day One. 

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