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Maggie Renshaw, 20, of Manhattan Beach at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Justyn Lee, 22, Los Angeles at the Coachella festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Paddy Doheny, 23, of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Gia DiMatto, 24, left, of San Diego, Annie Bixler, 23, center, of Seattle, and Laura Lowe, 24, right, of Seattle at the Coachella festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Andy Kastler, 27, of Los Angeles attends the Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Tanner Schenck, 19, of Orlando attends the Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Blake Marcus, 24, of Bozeman, Mont., attends his first Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

David Kerr, 24, of Irvine attends his first Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Derek Sanchez, 18, of Indio attend his 5th Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

From left are Erik Franson,18; Joe DeVoogd, 18; and Evan Franson, 20. All three are from Fresno.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Fraser Young, 25, of Calgary, Canada, is attending his second Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Meagan Olson, 28, of San Diego attends the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Brothers Frank McCormick, 8, left, and Jack McCormick 10, of London attend their first Coachella Valley music festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Josie Valdez, 22, of Juarez, Mexico, sports a sombrero.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Jacob Olmos, 18, of Woodland tries a new identify with a drawn-on mustache.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers fan Sean Cesena, 30, of Coachella and Giants fan Charlie Falconer, 20, of Westwood prove that just about anyone can get along at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Walter Frese, 61, of Tahoe City is attending his seventh Coachella festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Collin Winner, 27, of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Alaina Moise, 17, came all the way from Boston with her mother.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Liam Cooke, 24, of Temecula.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Leah Ayres, 26, left, and Rio Reinhardt, 24, of Tulsa, Okla., shoot bubbles from a bubble gun while attending their first Coachella festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Megan Harper of San Diego flashes double peace signs at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Sarah Bowling, left, has a kiss for friend Christina Schaffer. Both are from Riverside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Edward Ducrocq of Chino Hills, left, and Brynn Brdar of Los Angeles at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

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Faces of Coachella 2012

Tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend, and Los Angeles Times photographer Brian van der Brug stopped some of the most interesting attendees for inclusion in our annual “Faces of Coachella” portrait gallery. For more images of performers and festival-goers click here and for a virtual 360° tour click here.

In the meantime, check out last year’s “Faces of Coachella” portrait gallery, other photos from the 2011 festival and a 360-degree panorama.

Full coverage throughout the weekend and through the coming week from our team of reporters can be found over at Pop & Hiss, The Times’ pop music blog.

4 Comments

  1. April 15, 2012, 7:57 pm

    Umm, might be a good idea to clean the camera sensor.

    By: brettvanort
  2. April 16, 2012, 2:41 am

    Nice work! Love the energy!

    By: c-m@helgegren.se
  3. April 21, 2012, 12:52 am

    i would like to state that the pics of all fans are great but what about posting pics of all the employees that work to make coachella happen! you never see pics of them and their had work. let's get a view of the other side of coachella!

    By: ssss
  4. May 3, 2012, 4:44 pm

    My picture was taken but I don’t see it . 😦

    By: Kathy Overson

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