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The sun sets on the last day of the 2012 Coachella Music Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

An image of Tupac materializes near the end of the Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre set, closing the third and final day of weekend two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Snoop Dogg performs with an image of Tupac near the end of the Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre set.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Snoop Dogg interacts with an image of Tupac. Use of the projection was the talk of Weekend 1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Snoop Dogg performs with an image of Tupac, closing the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Dr. Dre performs on the Coachella stage.

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Dr. Dre performs on the Coachella stage, closing Coachella 2012.

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Eminem performs with Dr. Dre.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Girl Talk performs on the Outdoor stage.

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Dancers fill the stage for DJ Girl Talk's set.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Crowds blanket the festival grounds on the final day of Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets on the last day of the Coachella Music Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Hair makes a statement at the Do Lab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The band Real Estate performs in the Gobi tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

There was plenty of room on the field at midday Sunday.

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Noelle Scaggs and Michael Fitzpatrick of Fitz and the Tantrums perform on the Coachella stage.

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Cuddling amid in the crowd in the Do Lab.

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Text break on the field.

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A man dressed as Gumby pauses for a picture as the sun sets on the third and final day of Coachella, Weekend 2.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A spectator looks in at the performance at the Jive Joint, where Super Tall Paul performed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

After the festival grounds close, the music continues at the Jive Joint in the campground, where activity continues until daybreak.

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Campers party atop a van.

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After the festival grounds close, the music continues at the Jive Joint in the campgrounds. Super Tall Paul performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

A music fan expresses her feelings for Led Zeppelin.

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After the festival grounds close, the music continues at the Jive Joint.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The sun rises on the final day of the Coachella Music Festival. Only dinosaurs are up at that hour.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Sunrise at Coachella.

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Night crews set the stage for the next day's performances.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Gotye performs in the Mojave tent on the last day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Gotye performs in the Mojave tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The crowd roars for the Hives on the Coachella stage.

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Howlin' Pelle Almqvist, lead singer of Swedish band the Hives, climbs back up on stage during the band's performance on the Coachella stage.

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Michael Fitzpatrick, of Fitz and the Tantrums, performs on the Coachella stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

After the music is over for the day, Manuel Quiroz cleans the grounds with the rest of the clean up crew early in the morning of the third day of the Coachella Music Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

David Guetta performs his DJ set in the Sahara tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Camera phones were abundant as the crowd swelled inside the Sahara tent for the final DJ sets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Radiohead performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The crowd is bathed in colored light during the set of Ryan Raddon, better known as DJ Kaskade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Ryan Raddon, better known as DJ Kaskade, closes the Sahara tent and the second night of Weekwnd Two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Dancers glow outside the Sahara tent during the DJ set of Sebastian Ingrosso.

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Dancers let loose outside the Sahara tent during Sebastian Ingrosso's DJ set.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Radiohead performs on the second night of the second weekend at Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Radiohead performs.

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Annie Clark, of St. Vincent, performs in the Gobi tent.

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Annie Clark, of St. Vincent, is seen on screen performing.

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The art installation Shacks, created by the artist Shrine and California Theaming, glows against a dusk sky at Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A group follows their leader's inflated pink flamingo across the polo grounds of Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Justine Nyby, 28, of Manhattan Beach cools off at Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Crowds gather around misters to help beat the heat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Surveying the scene in the Gobi tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Pete Shelley and the Buzzcocks perform on the Gobi stage.

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The Gobi tent is cooled during the Buzzcocks show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A water station provides a welcome respite from the heat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Diana Carolina, 30, from Guadalajara, Mexico, takes in the afternoon sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Bon Iver performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

CJ Camerieri performs with Bon Iver on the second weekend of Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Many escape the triple-digit heat at the Skyy Vodka pool party.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets on Day Two of the second weekend at Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Jimmy Cliff performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Sara Rose on stage in the Do Lab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Lucent Dossier, an avant-garde circus arts troupe, performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Ximena Sarinana performs as the second weekend of music heats up at Coachella.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Tiffany Libby shades herself Friday as temperatures reached triple digits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Music is on everyone's mind during the second weekend of the Coachella Music Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

A scene from the first day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Music fans beat the heat in the Do Lab where dancers are continually misted with water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

With temperatures in the triple digits, a Coachella fan escapes the heat by napping in the shade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Music fans take a rest in front of the main Coachella stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Fans wait for Frank Ocean to perform in the Gobi tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Frank Ocean performs in the Gobi tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Water guns helped cool music fans at the Do Lab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

M.Ward performs in the Mojave tent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Hope Sandoval, of Mazzy Star, performs on the outdoor stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The boots of Hope Sandoval, of Mazzy Star, seen during her performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Dan Auerbach, of The Black Keys, performs on the Coachella stage.

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The Black Keys perform on the Coachella stage.

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Willy Gerlach puts on a light show for Dylan Blackstone after nightfall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Coachella fans walk through the Do Lab after dark.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Recyclosaurus Rex awaits bottles and cans on the first night of the second weekend of the Coachella Music Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Water guns help cool music fans in the Do Lab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A ceramic rooster sits on stage while Suzanne Santo performs with honeyhoney.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The band Wallpaper performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Adam Mourad seeks relief from the heat under the tent among many other music fans.

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Fans crowd in to hear honeyhoney.

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Wallpaper performs.

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Suzanne Santo of honeyhoney performs.

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Members of Wallpaper perform.

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A fan finds a bit of shade.

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