Coachella Delivers on Day II

The queen of the desert bloomed again on Saturday, with sets by Lorde, Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Pharrell Williams and others.

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The queen of the desert bloomed again on Saturday, April 19, 2014, with sets by Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Pharrell Williams (pictured) and others.
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Cage the Elephant went off for a second straight weekend at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival in Southern California.
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Lorde delivered another mesmerizing set.
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The man in the hat came across with all the hits, including a sing-along version of the monster smash "Happy."
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And, yes, Williams also performed his Daft Punk collaboration, "Get Lucky."
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The show was almost comically crowded, with tens of thousands of music fans crowding the lawn at the Outdoor Theatre.
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Rapper T.I. joined Williams onstage, as did Jay Z later in the set.
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The New Zealand sensation Lorde also delivered a fan favorite evening set.
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A haunting version of "Royals" soared across the Coachella night, with the crowd chanting along with the chorus.
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The Do Lab moved across the Empire Polo Club, taking up its own area and keeping fans cool and on their feet.
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The Main Stage was headlined by Muse on Saturday.
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The band kicked off its set just as Lorde finished, prompting a cross-field exodus of tens of thousands of Coachella-goers,
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Muse, too, delivered all its sing-along chart-toppers, including "Madness" and "Uprising."
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The Do Lab also showcased spray-paint artists live-painting some eye-popping pieces.
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Queens of the Stone Age were another fan magnet on Saturday, easily filling up the Main Stage lawn and adjoining beer gardens.
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QOTSA frontman Josh Homme connected with fans for what was a hometown show for him, even though, technically, he grew up in nearby Palm Desert.
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As if there aren't enough distractions ...
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Brooklyn-based Sleigh Bells made themselves home in the desert.
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Singer Alexis Krauss lit up the night at the Outdoor Theatre.
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The "Becoming Human" statue kept watch over the night time crowd near the Outside Theatre.
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Cage the Elephant's string of hits kept dancers on their feet throughout the afternoon at the Main Stage.
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Now she can check that one off.
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Frontman Matt Shultz stage-diving energized an already-amped audience.
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There was no rest for the wicked during Cage's 50-minute set.
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Yeah, we don't know, either, but it made us laugh. Those guys had to be HOT!
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SoundDiego got its day started in the Mojave tent with Brit rockers Temples.
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The neo glam rockers played a ferocious set in the -- oh, yes -- shade, with daytime temps breaking through the 90s barrier.
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Did we see guys with horse heads inside? Yes? Were any of them this guy? We doubt it.
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