Coachella Recap // Day 2

Weekend 2 of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival is already in full effect! But don't worry. I went last week, so I have all the details & inside scoop on what went down, the fashion trends everyone was wearing, the scrumptious food, & of course the music. If you didn't read it, check out my Coachella Recap for Day 1.

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A typical sighting


We spent the morning making breakfast & drinking a couple beers prior to heading out. Beers & alcoholic beverages run about $11 inside the venue, so unless you want to go broke after a drink or two it's best to have your own at the campsite.

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My adorable boyfriend, Fred :]

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Perfume Genius singing his heart out


On Day 2 we went into the venue a little later than Day 1 because we were so exhausted from the day before. We went to Perfume Genius at 1:55 - 2:35 pm at the Outdoor Theatre. He was sporting an over sized black t-shirt, black mini shorts, fishnet stockings, & booties. His voice was smooth & buttery like a blanket warming you up on a cold day. His set was a pleasant surprise; my boyfriend & I both loved him. Definitely a top act from the weekend.

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Metallic temporary tattoos were a HUGE trend at Coachella


The next set we saw was Bad Suns from 3:20 - 4 pm in the Mohave Tent. They played their classic hit song Cardiac Arrest. I'm a little ashamed to say this but we were so busted from the day before spending all day in the sun, dancing, & walking around that we went back to our campsite after Bad Sun's performance to take a nap.

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Our little (expensive) lunch


Although it was a time waster & we didn't see any artists, it was absolutely vital for us to be able to survive the rest of the day/weekend. We went back inside after our nap under the canopy & picked up some lunch: vegetarian gyros & fries. The gyro was a great disappointment since it was literally naan bread, lettuce, onion, & some sort of tzatziki sauce. Not worth the $11. 

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Hozier at the Coachella Stage


We trekked to  the Coachella Stage for Hozier's performance at 6 - 6:55. His audience was pretty packed. We sat down in the back munching on our food, bobbing our heads to the music. At 6:55 - 7:45 we went to see Run the Jewels back at the Mojave but left a little early to go back to the Coachella Stage to watch Alt-J at 7:30 - 8:30. See what I mean about a lot of walking? 

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The setting sun at the Alt-J set

Their set was exciting, colorful, & the crowd was clearly thrilled to be there, singing & dancing along. I particularly enjoyed watching the woman doing sign language on stage. She was signing & dancing; it was a performance by itself!

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Tyler the Creator's graphics

At 9:15 - 10:05 at the Outdoor Theatre we caught Tyler the Creator who was surprisingly pleasant & cordial. Although he did call out the VIP section for being boring & not dancing. Guess who was in the VIP section. Kendell Jenner. Tyler jokingly personally called her out on stage as well.

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Hello $11 margarita 

Due to all the water drinking to stay hydrated (& some alcohol drinking) in the desert heat, I had to leave Tyler the Creator's set early to use the extremely gross bathrooms. We sat down in the back, recouping for the rest of the set then head over to see Jack White at the Coachella Stage. His crowd was enormous so once again we sat down letting the music sink in. 

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Our Target trainers that kept our feet alive for the weekend

Boy could Jack White shred on that guitar & he sounded magnificent live. His voice is golden. We hung around a little bit more after Jack White's set for The Weeknd who was supposed to start at 11:25. He ended up beginning about 15 minutes late. There was no intro. There was no beginning. He just started singing. And damn, he was marvelous as well. His solo performance was everything I imagined it would be, just wish I could've seen it better.


We bounced from The Weeknd's set slightly early to kick it at our campsite. The music is loud enough that you can hear every word from the tent anyway. Well well well. That wraps up Coachella Day 2. Stay tuned for Day 3, fashion trends, & more! :]

Who do you wish you could have seen from the Coachella lineup? What's one Coachella aspect you'd like to experience? :]

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46 comments

  1. What a super job defining your Coachella experience! So adorable that you got matching Target trainers for all the walking! I went last year and saw the Pixies who were amazing!! There was a sand storm and it was crazy hot! Sounds like you had fine…I would have liked to have seen Alt-J.

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    -Lauren
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    1. Thank you! The Pixies are great! My boyfriend & I saw them last year. :]

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  2. Looks like fun, great photos, thanks for sharing! I would love to go to Coachella :)

    Camille xo

    www.cococami.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Me too! Would me an amazing experience! You were lucky, Carmen! ;-) Sorry about the food... Great impressions anyway,dear!

      xxx
      JOURNAL OF STYLE

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    2. The food was actually good, just not that one. Haha. :P

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  3. Looks so great! I can't wait to go to Coachella.

    bombshell-to-be.blogspot.com

    xx

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  4. Great post :) It looks like an amazing day!

    Natalie Ann xo // Petal Poppet Blogs ♥

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  5. Wonderful post! Now I want to go to Coachella someday! :)

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  6. Nice!! I love seeing your coachella photos, looks like you had a good time!

    xo,
    Alice / The Inconnue Blog / The Inconnue Etsy

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    1. It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience. :]

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  7. Jack White is so talented! I saw him several years ago in concert. Looks like you are having a great time, wish I could attend someday!

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    1. Jack White is excellent! So impressed. :]

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  8. I really enjoyed reading this post Carmen, it was so interesting and refreshing to read about your experience at the Coachella music festival as most of the Internet sites usually only cover the fashion part of it! Great post!

    www.callmemaddie.com

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    1. Thank you Maddie. I appreciate you saying that; I hoped to bring a different Coachella spin. :]

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  9. I always assumed Coachella food was actually decent, expensive but decent. And I would have loved to see Drake and Hozier, I think Drake was performing day 3? Great post btw Carmen, enjoyed reading it!

    XO Naomi in Wonderland

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    1. The food overall is really good. Day 2's food choices were not, but I suppose that was my choice. Yep Drake performed Day 3. :]

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  10. you make me wish I had gone to Coachella! love the pics, thanks for sharing! :)

    Metallic Paws

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  11. the drinks were pretty expensive ahah, these images are so inspiring. I've never been to a festival, I don't like the idea of of not having proper showers etc, everyone laughs when I pretty much take my whole bed with me when I got camping, accept for the frame of course. I really want to go to a festival though so will have to get over my fear haha

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    1. That's the fun though. Just get out of your comfort zone & try something different. I hope you go to a festival. :]

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  12. Sounds like you had a lot of fun. Would have loved to see Hozier :)
    Sarah | sarahanne14.blogspot.com

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    1. You can watch the videos from the live stream. :]

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  13. looks like you guys had a great time at Coachella. I am always amazed by the fashion trend at the music festival. Great post!

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    1. The fashion trends at Coachella are very interesting. I'll do a post on it soon! :]

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  14. Wow looks amazing ! Wish I was there x

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  15. What a great time u had!! Xo

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  16. Looks like so much funnn!!!
    bella xx
    http://sincerelyisabella.blogspot.com.au/

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  17. How exciting that you attended Coachella and with your boyfriend! I'm not surprised there were loads of metallic tattoos seen there as they're so damn gorgeous haha :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

    x

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    1. Haha yes, the tattoos are gorgeous. I bought some but forget to bring them to Coachella. Go figure. :p

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  18. SOOO jealous! I would love to go to Coachella! Hope you had an amazing time, maybe I will see you next year :)
    xo chckgeek.com

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    1. It's most definitely something to experience at least once. :]

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  19. Amazing pics!

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    Emily from PTT

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  20. I'm so jealous that you went to Coachella! It looks like so much fun!!

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  21. I always wish I would go, but your recap is great! I'm not sure I could handle 3 days.
    xo Adri
    www.adrilately.blogspot.com

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  22. Looks amazing, its a dream of mine to go!

    Dana || fashion-dew.blogspot.com x

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  23. This looks amazing I would love to go sometime x

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  24. looked like you had fun fun fun :)
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  25. I want to see Hozier live so bad! Looks like such fun, Coachella!

    A Little Twist Of…

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  26. Coachella : the Dream of a Fantasy Future...

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