Framework

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A fan with a festival pass around his wrist raises a hand during DJ Calvin Harris performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A crowd surfer is pushed to the front of the stage as the Buzzcocks perform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

London Chow dances in a mist of water on the first day of the Coachella Music Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Coachella fan Bella Bronson Fay's eye makeup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Lucent Dossier performs at the D Lab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Suzanne Kite hula-hoops on the second day of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Riverside residents Sarah Bowling plants a kiss on friend Christina Schaffer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Skyler Terrebonne goe airbourne on the second day of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Pulp's lead singer Jarvis Cocker reaches into the laser light during performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A crowd gathers to dance in the Do Lab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Lucent Dossier performs on the Do Lab Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets on the crowd during the third day of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Sunset at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A woman with a parasol walks through an art installation made of inflated plastic tubes at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A festival patron lights up at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Drummer Tiffany Lamson of the indie pop group, Givers, performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Florence & the Machine perform on the third night of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Pulp's lead singer Jarvis Cocker strikes a pose during their performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

First Aid Kit's Johanna Sšderberg performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A couple share a moment at the Gateway inside the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

DJ Calvin Harris is framed by his lighting spectacle at the festival

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Lucent Dossier performs the second night of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Drummer Patrick Carney with The Black Keys performs at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Other Lives frontman Jesse Tabish front Other Lives performs at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 perform Afrobeat at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chris Fitzgerald jumps with friend Monica Dickey mug for the camera.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

The crowd responds to a performance by AWOL NATION.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Fans listen as James performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Amon Tobin performs at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Bailey Olstrom dances with friends at the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Body art the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Agueda Zarat sings along to Refused as the band performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

John LaBue, of San Francisco, texts friends while festival goers walk to other venues.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Azealia Banks fans cheer her on stage during performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Music fans walk through the afternoon light on the second day of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Snoop Dogg smokes onstage at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival .

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Music fans walk through the psychedelic lights.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

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The three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, featured headliners the Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The sold-out festival will present the same lineup this weekend. Check back often; we’ll be updating this gallery with pictures of performers and fans. Also, be sure to see our “Faces of Coachella 2012″ portrait gallery and 360° virtual tour of the festival.

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