The Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival in California has seen the best music acts take to the stage
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival, one of the hottest tickets in the US festival calendar, got underway at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California last weekend. A host of stars attended the desert bash, which saw performances from Brit-rockers Blur and the Stone Roses, French outfit Phoenix, funk-rock favourites the Red Hot Chili Peppers and rap veterans Wu-Tang Clan.
The festival is unusual in that it takes place over two weekends, with each weekend having identical line-ups in order to cope with the huge demand for tickets. Click through our gallery to see highlights of the first instalment of the festival, which should give a taste of what's coming up during the weekend ahead!