Music writer Peter Larsen called it “magic,” and “one of the biggest highlights of the weekend.” Inside the Antarctic dome was a planetarium-style digital light show that paid homage to the desert and Joshua Tree.During his set, Ezra Furman stuck it to the man by calling out Goldenvoice owner Philip Anschutz for his alleged donations to anti-LGBTQ groups.We discovered the secret speakeasy tiki bar. Hint: Poke around the corners of the Craft Beer Barn.Festivalgoers scribbled their best Coachella thoughts, moments and drawings on paper for our photo project.Hans Zimmer brought his 80-piece orchestra to Coachella and hit everyone with the nostalgia stick by playing songs from scores like Pirates of the Caribbean and The Lion King.
Check out photos of her performance, plus other acts from the day.More stories, photos from Coachella 2017:• Photos: What it actually looks like to be at the festival• Here’s how the first Friday at Coachella went down• Photos of the bands and their fans on Friday, Weekend 1• Photos of Radiohead from weekend one• Who wore it best (or worst)? Photos of festival fashion• Everything you need to know about Saturday, Weekend 1 Lorde pulled a Gaga and dropped a new single called “Homemade Dynamite” during her set.
What we discovered Easter Sunday at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival:Kendrick Lamar likes kung-fu movies. Oh, and he crushed the main stage set — we have proof in photo form.We found out why French rap duo PNL cancelled their set (visa issues).A couple from Scottsdale, Arizona, staged a wedding anniversary photo shoot, Coachella edition, complete with a frilly floor-length ivory dress.The crowds were massive this year owing to the expanded size and hugely popular acts like Gaga and Kendrick Lamar. And the festival has never looked more polished.
• Photos of the bands and their fans on Saturday, Weekend 1• Photos of Lady Gaga from Weekend 1