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The Sahara tent was packed for the performance of Showtek, a brother DJ team of Sjoerd and Wouter Janssen, on the third and final day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

INDIO, CA.-- APRIL 19, 2014-- Pharell Williams performs on the Outdoor Stage, on the second day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

As Arcade Fire opened their Coachella Stage closing performance Sunday night, a pair resembling Grammy-winning duo, "Daft Punk," appeared and played a mellow version of "Get Lucky," only to be relieved of their stage duty by Fire's lead singer, Win Butler, on the third and final day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

INDIO, CA.-- APRIL 19, 2014-- Theresa Wayman, of the Los Angeles band, Warpaint, performs on the second day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Selfies were made in great numbers this weekend, with this music fan getting a smiling face on Escape Velocity, by Poetic Kinetics, on the third and final day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The shoes and socks of Emily Kokal of the Los Angeles band, Warpaint, performs on the second day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Cameron Doss performs hoop dancing during the Outkast performance to close the Main Stage, on the first day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

An overflowing crowd inside the Sahara Tent celebrates the DJ known as Skrillex, on the second day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Lana Del Rey performs at the Outdoor Theatre, on the third and final day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Win Butler performs with Arcade Fire on the Main Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Jhene Aiko performs on the Gobi stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Lana Del Rey on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

The moon rises over the Empire Polo Grounds on the third and last day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

DJ Calvin Harris performs on the Main Stage on the third and last day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Fans of DJ Calvin Harris react to his performance on the Main Stage on the third and last day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Sunset dapples the Empire Polo Grounds on the third and last day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A group of festival-goers take a moment to refresh their make-up between shows at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

A young woman keeps the glare of the sun at bay with colorful sunglasses at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Shara Soo, left, and friend Tyler Kiefer, of San Francisco, stand in a sea of moving people as the sun goes down on day three of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Pharrell Williams performs on the outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of The Pet Shop Boys perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Matthew Bellamy with his band Muse on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Courtney Barnett performs on the Gobi stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Ratking performs on the outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Dev Hynes of Blood Orange performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty, left, performs with Orleans Avenue at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Angelo Moore, aka Dr. Madd Vibe, performs with Fishbone on the main stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Bombino performs on the Gobi stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, the last day of the first weekend of the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Jordan Ethridge of San Luis Obispo dances at the Do Lab at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Festivalgoers cool off in the Do Lab on day three of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A festivalgoer dances at the Do Lab during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Festivalgoers shelter from the hot sun beneath a sculpture titled "Light Weaver."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Morning crowds are not a problem for early arrivers as they walk past the the large-scale moving sculpture, "Escape Velocity," on day three of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Isis Alize, 33, of Las Vegas, dances as the sun sets at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Lorde performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Foster the People frontman Mark Foster performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Solange perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

A festival-goer in a yellow cape makes his way across the Empire Polo fields at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

MGMT frontman Andrew VanWyngarden performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Festival goers walk the grounds at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Warpaint performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Cajmere performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chvrch lead singer Lauren Mayberry performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

The art piece "Escape Velocity" hovers above the crowds at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Kid Cudi performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Fans enjoy Kid Kudi at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Banks performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Festival attendees cool down in the misty environs of the Do Lab at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chloe Rudningen rests in the shade between shows at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Julian Casablancas performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Syd the Kyd performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Syd the Kyd fronts the neo-soul band the Internet at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The neo-soul band The Internet performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The Knife performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Scenes at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof

Martin Garrix on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Fans dance and listen to Martin Garrix at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Women dance in front of "Reflection Field" at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

The astronaut "Escape Velocity" hovers over festival goers at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Zedd performs Friday on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

INDIO, CA - APRIL 11, 2014: The Knife perform on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 11, 2014 in Indio. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Bryan Ferry on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Paul Westerberg of the Replacements performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The Glitch Mob performs on the Sahara Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Fans party to the sounds of The Glitch Mob on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Ellie Goulding performs on the main stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Guitarist/vocalist Greg Dulli fronts Afghan Whigs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Neko Case on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Lizzy Plapinger of MS MR dances under the clouds at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Este Haim from the band Haim performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Davey Havok of AFI performs on the Main Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Coachella attendees, wet from water sprays, get into the spirit at the Do Lab on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

A Fire Inside performs on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Festival goers cool off inside the Yuma Tent on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Flatbush Zombies perform on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkoff / Los Angeles Times

A giant robot art sculpture on the Empire Polo Grounds on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chris Nonell, 28, of Chico at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

The first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio starts out hot and wet at the Do Lab on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A man looks into mirrored panels at the art installation, "Reflection Field," by Phillip K. Smith at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

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Best of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2014

The three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, featuring headliners OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire, opened Friday at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Check out the full lineup with The Times’ on-the-go-guide. 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 “Best of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013″ photo gallery.

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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