Full Coverage: Coachella 2015
Fleeting love, split-second crushes, intervening fates – so much passion generated during the Coachella Music and Arts Festival was never explored over the last two weekends.
During his closing set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday night, Drake made it clear he didn’t come armed with a scene-stealing special guest this time.
Closing day at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was already in its earliest hours when Abel Tesfaye, better known by his stage name the Weeknd, shared a new outlook on his experience this year.
Faces of Coachella 2015
Drake found himself all up in Madonna’s grills Sunday night at Coachella, as the “Living for Love” singer planted a surprise kiss on him during the music festival’s closing set.
A joyful vibe permeates the Empire Polo Grounds this time of year.
Early arrivers could judge the amount of revelry that occurred Friday night during Coachella by the stains, cigarette butts and empty plastic wrappers dotting the pitch.
By early Friday afternoon the first day of weekend two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival finally felt like, well, Coachella.
Late into a set that stretched into Sunday morning, the Weeknd told the crowd he had a new outlook on his Coachella experience.
Day 2 of Weekend 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is slowly getting underway and it’s a rough morning out in Indio for those of us who forgot how punishing it is to dart around the Empire Polo Club for over 10 hours.
In a few hours the gates for Weekend Two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will open.
Remember Florence Welch’s outstanding, stage-jumping Main Stage set on Sunday night at Coachella last weekend?
The wily performer smashed his equipment, rolled around on the ground and growled like a wild animal in front of a mesmerized crowd at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Now that the dust has settled, the robot butterflies have bloomed and the anti-capitalist hippos have returned to their pond, we can take a look back at arc of Coachella 2015.
With AC/DC, Jack White and Steely Dan at or near the top, the bill for this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was widely viewed as the most, shall we say, mature in the event’s decade-and-a-half history.
AC/DC, meet H&M.
Every year, there’s always a Coachella overachiever.
Coachella’s Weekend 2 is generally free of surprises.
It takes cruising past the opulent storefronts that line Rodeo Drive for Fetty Wap to take stock of how much — and how quickly — his life has changed.
Abel Tesfaye, the Canadian R&B singer known as the Weeknd, is not a man given to exaggerated cheer.
What is bedroom music at Coachella?
Jack White had come to kill.
For American audiences unfamiliar with the BBC DJ and presenter Annie Mac, it’s hard to find an appropriate comparison here.
Dreams really do come true at Coachella, and not just for the desert festival’s formerly punk, now wildly successful promoter Goldenvoice.
Coachella never lacks for big acts.
It’s easy to forget how much momentum can be created with just one bass, one guitar and one percussionist.
“Hi there, kids — we’re Steely Dan,” said Donald Fagen from the stage of Coachella’s Outdoor Theatre.
If there’s one thing that can cut through all the noise at Coachella, it’s this: a huge hit.
For much of Friday night at Coachella, there was only one corner of the festival that was truly thunderstruck.
It’s no secret that EDM has long surpassed rock and rap as a major draw at the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.
They’re both rappers. They’re both from New York. And both of their names are initialized A.B.
Perennial hip-hop optimist Lil B stood alone onstage for his Friday afternoon set.
The two biggest weekends in the music festival world have arrived: Thousands will flock to Indio, Calif., today to see their favorite artists take the stage at Coachella.
Paris Hilton arrived at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio Friday through the VIP entrance, of course.
As the first arrivals raced onto the wide-open, perfectly tended pitch on the Empire Polo Field for the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, they were greeted by -- what else?
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has always been considered a bastion of cool for the young and hip.
Time stops for no Bright Eyes bro
Stuffed with both stars and strivers, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is often thought of in one of two ways: as a prime spot for a victory lap or as a place to get the ball rolling.
After 40 years of hard-rock superstardom, there aren’t many things AC/DC has yet to try.
Inside an airplane hangar deep in Pacoima last Saturday night, Kaskade walked across his stage of the future.
It may be the most scrutinized typographical matter in music: how large each act’s name appears on the poster announcing the lineup for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
The idea was simple, if ambitious, said Marina Diamandis.
Coachella has announced its annual slate of pre- and between-fest concerts around Southern California, and they’ve booked a few of the best Coachella acts to stick around in Los Angeles.
Coachella has gone classic rock.
If you’re headed to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this year, don’t expect to have to “rough it” with your dining options.
When singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis released her 2014 album “The Voyager,” she also introduced her “graffiti Gram Parsons suit.”
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which just wrapped its first weekend, brought an expected never-ending supply of cut-off denim, moccasins and bikini tops to the desert.
“Should we get Egg Slut, KazuNori or Pot?”
The event: H&M threw its annual H&M Loves Coachella party poolside at the Parker Palm Springs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday.
The event: The sixth annual Neon Carnival, aka a late-night dance party, complete with carnival games and rides, celebrity sightings and a giant water slide, created by nightlife entrepreneur/ mastermind Brent Bolthouse.
If you’re a woman, you know there’s no graceful way to use a portable potty.
Asking if someone is going to Coachella is not a simple question.
Until the recent spate of cooler weather, the idea of wearing a super-soft cashmere T-shirt into the Sonoran Desert would have been a nonstarter.
Style is getting to be almost as important on the music festival circuit as discovering great new bands.