Day 3: Coachella 2008
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Coachella 2008

An audience member goes crowd-surfing during Gogol Bordello’s set. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hutz works the crowd from the festival’s main stage. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello whips up the crowd during the 2008 Coachella Music & Arts Festival, which boasted record heat this time around. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A silvery Emily Haines of Metric led an energetic set by the Canadian indie rock band. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
The “Bubblemen” joined Love and Rockets’ set, which culminated in a pillow fight. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Former Pink Floyd bassist and songwriter Roger Waters performed his former band’s masterpiece “Dark Side of the Moon” on the main stage. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A dance circle develops in the Do Lab along the Coachella midway. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Festival-goers crowd the stage during a performance by the New York punk band Gogol Bordello on Sunday. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
The French electronic-music duo Justice closed out the Coachella weekend. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Sergey Ryabtsev of Gogol Bordello gestures to the crowd. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A couple enjoys a moment outside Chromeo’s Sahara Tent set. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Prince lays into his guitar on the Main Stage. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
A mister attracts a crowd of dancers on Saturday. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Music fans clamor for cooling mist on the festival grounds. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Lights reach for the sky during Mark Ronson’s performance. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
The L.A. band Flogging Molly offered an energetic set of celtic punk at the Outdoor Theater stage (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
One of the members of the Lucent Dossier troupe keeps cool during a performance at the Do Lab. (Spencer Weiner, Los Angeles Times)
Erika Oliveria and other festival-goers take a break from temperatures that approached 100 degrees. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Lucent Dossier sprays the crowd during a show on the Coachella midway. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Festival-goers capture their own Coachella moment. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. native Erin Tylski spins light poi in the early evening. (Spencer Weiner, Los Angeles Times)
Matt Berninger of The National leads his band through noirish indie rock. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
Jack White of the Raconteurs performs on the main stage. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Verve guitarist Nick McCabe added swirling, psychedelic guitar work to the band’s Main Stage set. (Jay Clendenin, Los Angeles Times)
Jack Johnson closed out the Main Stage’s performances Friday night. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
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