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Stagecoach: Faces in the crowd

Cowboy hats and bikinis reign at Stagecoach. Joanna Howell and Elysia Eberhart of Mission Viejo show how it’s done. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
It’s not every day that two party boys from Greeley, Colo., make it out to the California desert. Brandon White and Ryan Weeks couldn’t be more excited about their journey. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
There are a lot of silver-haired fans at Stagecoach but the kids are still having fun. Lindsey Kiner, Jenna Bradford, Sara Pickering and Anna Miller from Palm Desert are ready to rock. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Message T-shirts are abundant at Stagecoach. This is one of our favorites. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Joey Aragon smolders in a black cowboy hat and no shirt. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Justin Domico plays the clown. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Six-year-old Kimmie Mata is the world’s cutest cowgirl. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
The decorations from last weekend’s indie-rock fest, Coachella, are still hanging around for Stagecoach. The only additions to the landscape are copious bales of hay. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Brandon Grindle and Emily Johnson of Dana Point fend off the heat with smart white hats. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Alt-country fans Amanda Yates and Victor Figueroa from San Bernardino wait by the stage for Mike Ness’ set. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
A Mike Ness fan gets up close and personal with the camera. What a mustache! (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Rockers sit up front for Mike Ness. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Mike Ness rocks out. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Spaceland booker Jennifer Tefft is out for the weekend, proving that Stagecoach is hipper than ever. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Beer-cartons-turned-cowboy hats are a common sight this year. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
PBR pro bull riders Jared Long, Nathan Tull and Ryan “Dirteater.” (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
An up-close look at Jared Long’s belt buckle. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Corona’s Kimberly Kendall, Teri Richards and Karen Fish enjoy some girl time. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
The “pink hat ladies” enjoy a girls-only weekend. From left: Lynn Hintz, Linda Bertino, Daryly Flinn and Melanie McCormick. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Chairs invade the field just before John Fogerty goes on. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Glen Campbell and Family played a set heavy on covers. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
One of the more popular booths allows fans to test their skills on a mechanical bull. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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