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Here Are 15 Years Of Coachella Festival Posters

O(+>, Paul McCartney, Snoop Dogg, Madonna & MORE!

The second weekend of the 2014 edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off today and in honor of the music fest’s 15th year, I present to you all of the official posters that have been released listing all of the performers who have played Coachella since 1999. Back in the day, Coachella used to be a two-day festival but because of its growing popularity, it has since been expanded to a three-day festival … which is repeated over two different weekends. But, Coachella wasn’t successful from the get go. The first Coachella festival in 1999 did not make a profit … so it was cancelled in 2000. It resumed in 2001 and has been making LOADS of money ever since. Artists like Björk, The Cure, O(+> (aka Prince), Madonna, Oasis, Beastie Boys, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode and The Killers have all headlined Coachella over its 15 year history. Click thru the gallery presented here to look back at all the acts that have played Coachella up to this weekend. Are any of you heading out to Indio, CA for weekend 2 of Coachella 2014? If so, have the best time ever!

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Jay Z Announces His Made In America Music Festival Is Coming To Downtown LA This Labor Day

"We're very proud to be here in America."

Jay Z met up with LA mayor Eric Garcetti in downtown LA today to announce that his Made In America Music Festival will be taking place in DTLA this Labor Day weekend. As you may know, the Made In America Festival has taken place over Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, PA for the past two years but this year, a simultaneous festival will also take place in Grand Park right in the heart of downtown LA. Click below to see photos from today’s announcement and learn more about this new festival coming to LA. More »

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Hide Your Eyes, Taylor Swift! Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Got Really Snuggly At Coachella This Weekend

Justena Going Strong

Remember that video we saw last month of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez dirty dancing all up on each other that you probably thought was a bad nightmare? Yeah, well … it wasn’t a nightmare … it was the beginning of a new era of Justena in lurve all over again. We know that JB was at Coachella this past weekend because he jumped up on stage to “perform” with his friend Chance the Rapper during his set. Today we learn that Selena was at the festival as well … and that the pair were spied canoodling together in the crowd. Hide your eyes, Taylor SwiftJustena is fully back together, it would seem. More »

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Watch: Justin Bieber Made A Cameo At Coachella This Weekend

He crashed Chance the Rapper's afternoon set

Over the weekend there were a lot of surprise cameos on the various concert stages at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA. Beyoncé jumped up on stage with during her sister Solange‘s performance and Pharrell brought out Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Busta Rhymes and Puff Daddy during his headlining set. Yesterday afternoon, the prince of pop Justin Bieber made a cameo of his own during Chance the Rapper‘s afternoon performance at Coachella. The Biebs acted merely as a hype-man during the performance, which means that he essentially jumped around the stage, occasionally yelling out words from time to time. See folks, this is what Coachella is all about. More »

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Watch Nine Inch Nails’s FULL Lollapalooza Brasil 2014 Performance

Who needs Coachella?
Live from São Paulo

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is in full swing in Indio, CA this weekend but one act that they are sorely missing out on is Nine Inch Nails. NIN performed last weekend at Lollapalooza Brasil and in case you missed it, like I did, you can watch the full 90 minute-long performance in full right here, right now. While I would’ve LOVED to have been in São Paulo to see this performance live and in person, it’s a very nice consolation prize that we get to watch the performance in full to our hearts’ content here online. Enjoy.

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This Is What Leonardo DiCaprio Looks Like When He Dances At Coachella

High Kicks, Jumping Jacks, Pogoing

LOL! So, a bunch of folks are out in the desert of Indio, CA to enjoy the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival which features performances by Outkast (full set HERE), Lorde (full set HERE), Pharrell (full set HERE) and more. Among the attendees at Coachella annually are celebs of varying degrees of import. Academy Award-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio is among the folks at Coachella this year and was captured trying to dance to the music of MGMT last night. As you can see in the Instagram video below, he is not very good at the dancing … at all. Hahaha. Yeah, you’re gonna wanna see this. More »

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Watch Pharrell’s FULL Coachella 2014 Performance – Featuring Busta Rhymes, Puff Daddy, Nelly, Snoop Dogg & Gwen Stefani

Wow WoW Wow
Featuring Gwen, Snoop, Nelly, Busta and Puffy

Pharrell performed a KILLER set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last night in Indio, CA and pretty much slayed every single damn person in attendance. For his hour-long set, Pharrell performed a string of his greatest hits — both old and new. For his classic hits, he brought out guest performers Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, Puff Daddy, Nelly, Tyler the Creator and Gwen Stefani!!! This performance by Gwen is her first since she gave birth to her third son Apollo Bowie Flynn in February. Of the performances that I’ve seen from Coachella this year thus far, Pharrell deffo rules as the best one yet. Wow. Click the embed above to watch Pharrell‘s stellar Coachella performance in full. It’s rad, you have to make the time to watch this one.

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Watch Lorde’s FULL Coachella 2014 Performance

Live From Indio, CA
Full Coachella Set

Lorde was one of the featured performers at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA last night and as you can see in the video embedded above, she brought her brand of musical artistry to the assembled mass of fans who ventured out into the desert for the music fest. Lorde performed a 50 minute set last night and if you couldn’t be there in person, fret not … you can watch her set performance in full above. Enjoy.

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Watch: Beyoncé Jumps On Stage During Solange’s Performance At Coachella

Surprise
Sister Sister

Beyoncé was not scheduled to perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend but that didn’t stop her from jumping on stage during her sister Solange‘s performance at the music fest last night. Altho Bey didn’t actually perform, she did come out on stage to dance alongside Solange at the end of her performance of Losing You … and they looked cute as Hell! Jay Z, too, surprised the folks at Coachella by appearing on stage for a few seconds during Nas‘s performance yesterday but he also did not perform at all. It sounds like B-Jay just wanted the world to know that they were at Coachella to chill, not work. Click the video above to see Knowles sisters dancing up a storm together on stage at Coachella last night.

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Watch: Live Stream The Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Right Here

All The Channels
Enjoy Coachella from the comfort of your own home

Day 2 of The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is about to get into full swing out in the desert of Indio, CA. Earlier today, we saw video of Outkast‘s FULL SET reunion performance at Coachella last night and today, we will get to see a lot more when the live stream from Coachella begins at 3PM PT. The video embed above will go LIVE from Coachella at 3:30 PM and will feature performances from Chvrches, Lorde, Queens of the Stone Age, Pharrell and more. You can click below to access video embeds that will live stream performances from two other stages at Coachella LIVE all day long. If you can’t be at Coachella, at least you can watch the performances live from the comforts of your own home. More »

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