Highlights of Coachella 2013


There was no shortage of great music at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival — just ask Janelle Monae, who stole the show as one of the most dynamic performers of the two weekends.

But in between beloved indie bands like The Postal Service, age-less veterans like New Order, the obligatory reunion performance (Wu-Tang Clan), and, of course, the headliners (Blur, Phoenix, and Red Hot Chili Peppers), there were three can’t-miss Latino acts: 3Ball MTY, Café Tacvba, and Rodriguez.

Vastly different in their repertoire, all three were consistent in drawing large and eclectic crowds, which hopefully means that next year, we’ll see more diversity in the line-up and a greater number of Spanish-language acts.

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