Day 3: Coachella 2008
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Coachella 2008

Day 3: Coachella 2008
An audience member goes crowd-surfing during Gogol Bordello’s set. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hutz works the crowd from the festival’s main stage. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
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)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
A silvery Emily Haines of Metric led an energetic set by the Canadian indie rock band. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
The “Bubblemen” joined Love and Rockets’ set, which culminated in a pillow fight. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
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)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
A dance circle develops in the Do Lab along the Coachella midway. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
Festival-goers crowd the stage during a performance by the New York punk band Gogol Bordello on Sunday. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
The French electronic-music duo Justice closed out the Coachella weekend. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
Sergey Ryabtsev of Gogol Bordello gestures to the crowd. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 3: Coachella 2008
A couple enjoys a moment outside Chromeo’s Sahara Tent set. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 2: Coachella 2008
Prince lays into his guitar on the Main Stage. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Day 2: Coachella 2008
A mister attracts a crowd of dancers on Saturday. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 2: Coachella 2008
Music fans clamor for cooling mist on the festival grounds. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Day 2: Coachella 2008
Lights reach for the sky during Mark Ronson’s performance. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 2: Coachella 2008
The L.A. band Flogging Molly offered an energetic set of celtic punk at the Outdoor Theater stage (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
One of the members of the Lucent Dossier troupe keeps cool during a performance at the Do Lab. (Spencer Weiner, Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Erika Oliveria and other festival-goers take a break from temperatures that approached 100 degrees. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Lucent Dossier sprays the crowd during a show on the Coachella midway. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Festival-goers capture their own Coachella moment. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
L.A. native Erin Tylski spins light poi in the early evening. (Spencer Weiner, Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Matt Berninger of The National leads his band through noirish indie rock. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Jack White of the Raconteurs performs on the main stage. (Jay Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Verve guitarist Nick McCabe added swirling, psychedelic guitar work to the band’s Main Stage set. (Jay Clendenin, Los Angeles Times)
Day 1: Coachella 2008
Jack Johnson closed out the Main Stage’s performances Friday night. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
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