Coachella season can be difficult for East Coasters. The music festival in the desert of California has become more than a few days of exciting line-ups. Its a must-be-seen spot for B-list celebrities and anyone who has a remote interest in popular bands and playing hippie dress up.

The Empire Polo Field Prepares for the 2013 Coachella Music Festival at The Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Feeling cut off from the fun? Fear not. Beginning with Coachella, the Style section will be compiling the best of social media, photos and streaming video into our Music Festival Grid throughout the summer festival season.

So throw on your best fringe, listen to our Coachella Spotify playlist and indulge in the sights and sounds of the music festival without any of the dirt or excessive porta-potty lines.

And click through our reviews of a few of Coachella’s slated bands.



Jessie Ware

Tame Impala

Shovels and Rope

Grizzly Bear