Big, beautiful photos from the 2015 Coachella music festival

Coachella performances always make a statement and this year’s first weekend was definitely no exception.

The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California had Aussie rock gods AC/DC headlining the show, while welcoming younger artists such as Azealia Banks, Andrew McMahon and Tyler the Creator.

High-waisted denim shorts, singlets and San Franciscan girls with flowers in their hair were all the rage this year when it came to fashion on the field.

With the stages properly lit, speakers turned all the way up and giant bugs everywhere, Coachella 2015’s first weekend was a hit!

Here are some of the best photos snapped at the iconic American festival.

Angus Young of AC/DC during the band's headline act

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Madonna is a boss and her t-shirt proves it

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Andrew McMahon in the wilderness, literally...

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Jack White rips it up on the main stage

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Tyler the Creator was expected to do the unexpected

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Axwell and Ingrosso deliver theatrics onstage

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Hip-hop artist Drake had a compelling performance

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Daniel Kessler of Interpol lights it up

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The Gaslamp Killer at the Empire Polo Club

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Thom Green of alt-J hits the skins

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British electronic soul singer Lulu James strikes a pose

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Azealia Banks pumps up the festival crowd

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Coachella 2015... Futuristic and colourful

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The crowd was happy to show some love

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Giant bugs seemed to be the theme of the festival

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Gramatik go green during their stellar performance

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Axwell and Ingrosso get weird

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Kendall Jenner rocks out at Coachella 2015

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The Weeknd heats up his set on the night stage

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Mo crowdsurfs the moshpit

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Singer Yelle dances up a storm in her onesie

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Giant butterflies light up the night sky

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Point the way dude

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Welcome to David Guetta's stage show spectacular

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A festival just ain't a festival without girls on shoulders

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We don't even know what's going on here... Father John Misty

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St Vincent was mesmerizing as she stares down the crowd

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The ROC was in the building... even if Jay-Z wasn't

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Audience fashion was at an all-time high

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Like we said... giant bugs

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