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Adrian Lopez,12, of Palm Springs helps his dad, Steve, with frozen lemonade and water on the third and final day. It was his first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Kail Filippini, 24, from Oakland, attending the second weekend of her first festival, left, and Cailin Smart, 24, from Santa Cruz, attending her second festival, pose at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Seattle artist Susan Robb stands within her art piece "Warmth, Giant Black Toobs" (2012) in the middle of the polo field at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The objects are filled with air and left to move in the wind. Music fans walk through and interact with them.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jayson DiGiantomasso, 28, of Orange County, attending his third festival, poses for a photograph at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Angad Walia, 20, of San Diego, attending his first festival, sports his "Chippy" shirt on the third and final day of week two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Aaron Henry, 20, of Mission Viejo, attending his first festival, wears a banana costume and mustache on the last day of the the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The musical duo Vicious Bunny, from Los Angeles, attending their first festival, posed on the third and final day of week two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Married for 33 years, Susan, 55, and Steve Rice, 56, of Laguna Niguel, attend their second festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A group of die-hard Radiohead fans was front-and-center at the Coachella stage before noon for an 11:05 p.m. show on the second day of Week 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Ashley Elders of Seattle celebrates her 28th birthday at her first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Edith Morales, 34, from Tijuana finds a colorful way to block the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Justin Van Burems, 21, of Las Vegas is a prince of prints.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Cool hat, Carolina Barnes, 23, of San Francisco. She was attending her second festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Mike Bordalampe, 24, of San Francisco: We salute you.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

JT Kelley,18, of Sacramento attends his first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Erica Hart, 25, from Alberta, Canada, goes airborne while posing for a photo at her third festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A member of the Do Lab holds a drink in one hand and water gun in the other on the second day of Week 2 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The crowd cools off while dancing in the Do Lab, on the second day of Week 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

First-time festival-goer Ashley Jones, 22, of Brooklyn catches some air with flair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Cassandra Ablola, 24, of San Diego has her pose photo-bombed by a passerby.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Joey Ritchie, 24, came from Alberta, Canada, for his first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

From left, Aysha Quioz, 21, Elizabeth Duran, 20, and Hayley Ferrano, 20, all from Riverside, attend their first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jon Stange, 26, of San Diego prompts us to ask: But where's the ketchup?

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Five-time attendees Christina Angelina, 29, left, and Milenna Saraiva, 32, of Los Angeles know the drill.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Matt Rosen, 21, from UC Santa Barbara sports a headdress at his third festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Emily Hand, 29, left, and Susan Sebanc, 37, right, both from Boulder, Colo., and Samantha Posey, 25, of Malibu performed on stage with musician Mea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Craig Mewis, 27, of Vancouver, Canada, seems to be soaring at his second festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Two-timers Noelle Lindsay, 22, left, and Kendra Edwards, 25, right, both from Washington, D.C., with newbie Ashley Raven, 25, of New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Chase Ohlson, 19, left, and Wesley Flippo, 20, from San Diego State University at their first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Alexandra Hoffman,17, of Agoura Hills jumps for joy, maybe, at her first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

From left, Daniel Boyadjian, 21, Juan Contreras, 21, and Jaron Hytche, 21, of Orange County show some skin at their first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Tasha Mounsey, 20, left, and Kara Everhart, 21, of Los Angeles are three-time festival-goers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jorge Gonzalez, 23, of Los Angeles doesn't seem to be camera-shy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Gracee Shorter, 20, left, and Codi Beam, 22, came from British Columbia for their first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Christine Werner, 20, and Lucas Stange, 22, of Minneapolis, put a spin on Mickey and Minnie.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jimmy Monet, 26, of Lakewood checks out the scene at his first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

From left, Austin Poorman, 21, Dana Tobey, 20, Torie Tobey, 21, and Kaylee Sandstrom, 21, all from Oceanside, show off their body paint at their first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

James Moe, 23, a San Diego State University student, is raring to go at his first festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

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Faces of Coachella: Weekend 2

There’s never a shortage of interesting photos to shoot at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Here we turn our cameras on those faces in the crowd. We’ll be adding more as the festival continues, so check back.

See also our gallery of the overall event.

For photos from the first weekend of Coachella check these out:

· The music, party and more

· Virtual tour: 360° interactive images

· Faces of Coachella: Portrait gallery of attendees

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