Coachella Valley Festival

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Jarvis Cocker of the British band Pulp performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. The Coachella festival, which commenced in 1999 on the desert lawns of the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Californiaornia, has grown from 25,000 attendees initially to 75,000 people a day, and has become an important platform for alternative rock, rave and electronic music acts. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Jarvis Cocker of the British band Pulp performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. The Coachella festival, which commenced in 1999 on the desert lawns of the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Californiaornia, has grown from 25,000 attendees initially to 75,000 people a day, and has become an important platform for alternative rock, rave and electronic music acts. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

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Patrick Carney (L) and Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

Patrick Carney (L) and Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

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Ryan McGinley of the band Girls perform during Day 1 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Californiaornia. (AFP/Frazer Harrison)

Ryan McGinley of the band Girls perform during Day 1 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Californiaornia. (AFP/Frazer Harrison)

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Backup singers for the band Girls performs during Day 1 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Californiaornia. (AFP/Frazer Harrison)

Backup singers for the band Girls performs during Day 1 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Californiaornia. (AFP/Frazer Harrison)

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David Hasselhoff poses for fans as he stands in the crowd during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

David Hasselhoff poses for fans as he stands in the crowd during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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Alex Turner of the British band Arctic Monkeys performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Alex Turner of the British band Arctic Monkeys performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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Music fans attend the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at The Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. (AFP/Christopher Polk)

Music fans attend the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at The Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. (AFP/Christopher Polk)

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Music fans attend the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at The Empire Polo Field in Indio, Californiaornia. (AFP/Christopher Polk)

Music fans attend the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held at The Empire Polo Field in Indio, Californiaornia. (AFP/Christopher Polk)

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A photographer shoots Jarvis Cocker performing with Pulp at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

A photographer shoots Jarvis Cocker performing with Pulp at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

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Singer-guitarist Gary Clark Jr. performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Singer-guitarist Gary Clark Jr. performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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A man dances as he is hosed with water at the Do Lab at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

A man dances as he is hosed with water at the Do Lab at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Reuters/David McNew)

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Justin Dalve, of Los Angeles, uses a parasol during light rain on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Justin Dalve, of Los Angeles, uses a parasol during light rain on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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