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Marina and the Diamonds is the cherry on top at Coachella

Sometimes, even the performers can’t help but get caught up in the moment at Coachella. Towards the end of her set Sunday, British pop star Marina and the Diamonds experienced this. “Can you take a selfie with me?” the British pop star asked the assembled crowd. “Coachella, thank you, you’re so sweet.” Marina came out […]

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Jack White plays all at Coachella: White Stripes, Raconteurs and more

Some were a bit wishy-washy when the lineup came out and Jack White was one of the headliners. Those that took in his performance Saturday night probably walked back that opinion just a few minutes into his mesmerizing set on the main stage. “Put your cell phones down for five f*cking seconds and have a […]

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The Weeknd tops Coachella main stage with baby-making jams

Nine months from Saturday night, there are going to be a lot of babies that are born as a result of the Weeknd’s main stage closing set. “This is the greatest night of my entire life,” Abel Tesfaye said at one point during his set. Tesfaye’s bedroom ballads were the perfect setting for many couples […]

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alt-J continue to rise, attracting a massive crowd at Coachella main stage

English indie rockers alt-J continued their rise Saturday at Coachella, playing to one of the larger main stage crowds. They’ve been regulars on the festival circuit lately, and they proved with their performance that they will be mainstays for years to come. It was only two years ago that they last played Coachella, and in […]

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Bad Religion’s nostalgic punk a hit at Coachella main stage

Bad Religion didn’t mess around in delivering a greatest-hits style set on the main stage late in the afternoon at Coachella on Saturday. Longtime fans were treated to a set of mostly longtime favorites, and they managed to ALMOST get through 18 full songs. They went so deep that they had to be cut off […]

Coachella gets “Thunderstruck” with AC/DC’s explosive headlining performance

For their first show without founding guitarist Malcolm Young (who left the band due to health reasons), AC/DC showed they still got it, playing a marathon set that was still going when Alesso, who started an hour later, had finished up his set at Sahara. A 20-song set capped most people’s first day of Coachella […]

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Tame Impala give fans the ultimate “trip” at Coachella

Aussie rockers Tame Impala blew away the main stage crowd at Coachella on Friday with their psychedelic set. Their music is powerful enough to make you feel like you’re on drugs — even when you aren’t. Lead man Kevin Parker and company have really begun to peak as performers, and Friday’s strong showing could help […]

The War On Drugs
The War on Drugs deliver glorious sunset performance at Coachella

Philly indie rock band The War on Drugs played lots of stuff off their critically-acclaimed third album Lost in the Dream, impressing fans both old and previously unfamiliar with their work during their main stage performance at Coachella on Friday. A blend of the styles of rock icons Dire Straits and Tom Petty, vocalist and […]