40 Best Things We Saw at Coachella 2015

Rock reunions, desert dance parties and a generation-spanning kiss: the most memorable moments from Weekend One

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Best Encore: Jack White
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Best Encore: Jack White

Jack White returned to Coachella with a fundamentalist's fervor, stomping through nearly two hours of stuttering rock and blues and declaring again and again that "Music is sacred!" As soon as he left the stage, fans began singing the riff from "Seven Nation Army." They were rewarded with a five-song encore that ended with the White Stripes hit, White's bottleneck guitar colliding against drummer Daru Jones' brutal and increasingly chaotic beat. Fans continued shouting until White knocked over a cymbal stand and tossed his guitar to the floor, where it echoed into the desert cool with a storm of feedback as the musicians left the stage. 

Read our full report: Jack White Thrills Coachella With Scorching, Career-Spanning Set