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Shawn Carnahan, 47, of Thousand Palms, here to see his son's band, Slipping Into Darkness, play the main stage during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Brothers James, 20, and Johnny Inguan, 28, of El Paso at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Shirley Zheng, 24, of Los Angeles during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Monica Fernandez, 33, a Do Lab producer during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Clyde Hogan III, 28, of Los Angeles during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Festival-goers get sprayed down at the DoLab during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Brittany Schoof, 25 of West Hollywood, during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Festival-goers get sprayed down at the DoLab during the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Arturo Perales, 27, of Monterrey, Mexico

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A person dressed as a hippopotamus for the Coachella Power Station art exhibit

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Victor Perez, 30, of Tuscon

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Cameron Campbell and Elena Bartolone, both 18, of La Cañada

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Jolee Vanleuven, 25, and Michael Bolton, 28, of Chicago

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Damian Rodriguez, 23, with son Noah Navarro, 8 months, of La Quinta, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Harry Perry of Venice

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

George Derrington, 22, of Boulder, Colo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Jenna Cantu, 28, of Costa Mesa

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Sergio Zaciu, 19, of Orange

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Derek Doublin of Los Angeles

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Mohammad Awarhmi

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Olivie Keme, 21, of Los Angeles

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Moses Sumney, 22, of Los Angeles

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Jaime Arellano, 21, of Orange County

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

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Faces of Coachella 2013

As tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend, Los Angeles Times photographers Brian van der Brug and Bethany Mollenkof roamed the vast fields of the Empire Polo Club searching for the most interesting characters for our annual “Faces of Coachella” portrait gallery.

A larger collection of images from this year’s festival, including many of the performers, is available too: Best of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013

Also, check out our “Faces of Coachella 2012″ portrait gallery and 360° virtual tour of that festival.

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

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