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Coachella 2018: The 18 Best Things We Saw at Weekend One

From Queen Bey to Cardi B and beyond

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"This is our hometown music festival!" declared Alana Haim, pausing midway into Haim's mainstage set with a quick singalong to Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." Years before anyone knew of them as a band, the Haim sisters were regular fans in Indio – bassist Este told of once being handed chocolate laced with magic mushrooms by her pal Kesha on their way to see Prince in 2008. Their "Nothing's Wrong" opened with a ripping guitar solo from singer Danielle, fog rising dramatically from the floor. They closed with "Right Now," as the trio gathered behind a drum kit to pound a euphoric, unified beat into the desert night.

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