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Coachella's 2nd weekend sizzles after last weekend's cold opening

Coachella 2012

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Overheated Coachella goers get hosed down in the ‘Do Lab’ Friday as temperatures topped 100.

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Nic Endo of German ‘digital hardcore’ band Atari Teenage Riot at Coachella Friday night.

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Nic Endo of German ‘digital hardcore’ band Atari Teenage Riot at Coachella Friday night.

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Young UK rockers Wu Lyf at Coachella Friday evening.

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Young UK rockers Wu Lyf at Coachella Friday evening.

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Jarvis Cocker of ‘Brit-Pop’ legends Pulp rocks that main stage at Coachella Friday night.

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Jarvis Cocker of ‘Brit-Pop’ legends Pulp rocks that main stage at Coachella Friday night.

Coachella 2012

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Jamaican music star Jimmy Cliff brought the positive vibes to the Coachella Festival’s main stage Friday evening.

Coachella 2012

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Chain smoking French DJ Sebastian Akchote performs Friday afternoon at Coachella.

Coachella 2012

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Mexican pop singer Ximena Sarinana performs Friday at the Coachella Festival.


With contributions by Paige Osburn and Steven Cuevas

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