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The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds perform during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Father John Misty, also known as Joshua Tillman, performs

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets on another day of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend performs during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Kota Hiragana, 28, of Redondo Beach covers up during high winds on the final night of 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio weekend one.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A visibly frail Rodriguez is assisted onstage for a performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Grimes performs at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A member of Thee Oh Sees before the performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A fan crowd-surfs during a performance by Thee Oh Sees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A member of the DoLab prepares to unleash a spray of water on eager festival-goers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Tommy Gerot, 22, wears a colorful feather boa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Janelle Monae performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Bernard Sumner of New Order performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Santa Cruz resident Nick Chan, 33, twirls a lighted baton.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Phoenix performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday.

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A roadie prepares to load equipment after a show backstage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

The xx performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Postal Service performs on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Postal Service performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A fan reaches out during a performance by Postal Service at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Postal Service performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The xx performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chris Keating of Yeasayer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Jason Pierce of Spiritualized performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Milo J. Aukerman, left, and Karl Alvarez of the Descendents perform at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Pusha T performs on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Bassist Ira Wolf Tuton of Yeasayer performs at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A woman frames the setting sun with a hula hoop during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday..

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Lindsay Lucas, 23, from Los Angeles at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The Helix Poeticus artwork by Poetic Kinetics from Los Angeles at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Maynard James Keenan of the band Puscifer performs at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

An artist creates grafitti art on the shell of a giant, movable snail titled Helix Poeticus during the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday, April 13, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Diplo from Major Lazer in a giant hamster ball performs Saturday at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

A dancer from the group Major Lazer performs Saturday at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Theophilus London performs at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A fan's sunglasses reflect Biffy Clyro's performance on the main stage at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday, April 13, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Festival-goers enjoy Baauer at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Temps are in the 90s, which makes the cold-water spray at the Do LaB especially inviting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Biffy Clyro performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Cafe Tacuba performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Damon Albarn of Blur performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Ian Brown of The Stone Roses.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

How To Destroy Angels performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

British band FOALS performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

How To Destroy Angels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The FOALS.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Fans in the Sahara tent dance to Dog Blood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A snail sculpture titled Helix Poeticus moves along at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Jello Biafra performs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The crowd awaits the Yeah Yeah Yeahs to take the stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Revelers watch the band TNGHT at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Night falls on the first day of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Butterflies light up the night sky at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Night falls on the first day of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Dusk on the first day at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, site of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos on a jumbo screen at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Festival goers mill around the Empire Polo Club grounds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Russell Mael of the band Sparks performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Dog Blood is Skrillex, left, and Boys Noize spinning at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Jello Biafra performs at the Empire Polo Grounds at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Festival goers revel in cold water spray during a DJ set around the Do LaB at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Festival goers dance to a DJ set around the Do LaB at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Lord Huron performs on the Mojave Stage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The plush Yuma Tent at the Empire Polo Grounds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Fans who arrived early have the shade all to themselves for a while.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

The grateful crowd gets sprayed with a hose.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Japandroids singer-guitarist Brian King.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Anita Tanjutco, 28, of Scottsdale, Ariz., rides a seesaw.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Phenia Hovsepyan, 23, of Los Angeles plays hoops.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

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Best of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013 | Weekend one

The three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, featuring headliners Blur, The Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers, opened Friday at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The sold-out festival will present the same lineup next 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 2013″ portrait gallery and 360° virtual tour of the 2012 festival.

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

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