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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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  • Coachella 2014: Lines, art and lots of selfies open Day One

    Coachella 2014: Lines, art and lots of selfies open Day One
    As Flatbush Zombies turned the energy up high early on Day One of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the general admission lines were deeply snarled as security staffers struggled to check in  hundreds of attendees. Despite the heat (temps...
  • Public art project 'Coachella Walls' unites muralists

    Public art project 'Coachella Walls' unites muralists
    Some of the most colorful art at Coachella this year will be on view outside the music and arts festival. An ambitious public mural project, the first “Coachella Walls,” is underway in downtown Coachella's Pueblo Viejo District. The project,...
  • Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour

     Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour
    There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...
  • Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert

    Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert
    As day one of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival heats up, so does the epic party scene. While hundreds of thousands of people have swarmed the Empire Polo Field to gorge on their favorite bands, thousands of others -- mostly celebrities,...
  • Coachella 2014: ASAP Ferg, others, offer competing narratives

    Coachella 2014: ASAP Ferg, others, offer competing narratives
    Juxtapositions abounded on the first day of Coachella, reinforcing the idea of a pop culture splintered but joyously so. Competing narratives ruled the day, the most striking of which early on involved a New York versus Los Angeles battle between the...
  • Coachella 2014: AFI, Afghan Whigs and Kate Nash lead a little rock revival

    Coachella 2014: AFI, Afghan Whigs and Kate Nash lead a little rock revival
    Coachella is for earnest young things. But every old misanthrope in Indio this weekend found their way to Mojave Tent on Friday for the Afghan Whigs. Greg Dulli, the singer for the recently re-activated indie combo, led his band in one of the day's more...
  • Coachella 2014: Bo Ningen and Factory Floor blast away the hangovers

    Coachella 2014: Bo Ningen and Factory Floor blast away the hangovers
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. You could have had a Bloody Mary on Coachella Sunday to brighten your eyes in the morning. Or you could have wandered anywhere near the Gobi Tent for the first few hours of the day, because two of the...
  • Coachella 2014 Live: L.A. Times brings you the best of the fest

    Coachella 2014 Live: L.A. Times brings you the best of the fest
    Coachella 2014 is finally here. Time to check out our official survival guide and read about the 10 must-see up-and-coming acts at the festival.  Whether you’re at Coachella or just wishing you were, follow along as our reporters share photos,...
  • Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show

    Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show
    Toward the end of the Knife's Friday night set on the Outdoor Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, a couple of shirtless bronzed bros wandered over from across the field, pulled by the siren song of an electronic house-music beat. They...
  • Coachella 2014: Outkast roll through with Polaroid-shaking return

    Coachella 2014: Outkast roll through with Polaroid-shaking return
    The buildup lasted much of Outkast's oft-riveting Coachella performance on Friday night, rolling toward those set-ending classics and album tracks that defined the early '00s: "So Fresh, So Clean," "Ms. Jackson" and "Hey Ya!"  Triumphantly returning...
  • Coachella 2014: Martin Garrix and Zedd bring big beats to the Sahara

    Coachella 2014: Martin Garrix and Zedd bring big beats to the Sahara
    Have we talked about the Sahara tent yet? Let's talk about the Sahara tent. Approximately the size of a small airplane hangar, it's where Coachella puts the big, dumb dance music that for many these days serves as the festival's main draw. And Friday...
  • Coachella: The Bots click into success

    Coachella: The Bots click into success
    The Bots are as surprised as anyone about how things have gone with their little band. A few years ago, brothers Anaiah and Mikaiah Lei were a couple of Glendale kids who just wanted to rock 'n' roll, and called themselves the Bots. It turned out they...