These Pictures Show Just How Much Coachella Has Changed

A lot has changed since the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival got its start in 1999.

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The atmosphere at Coachella on April 28, 2001.

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Coachella on April 28, 2001.

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Fans in front of the main stage cheer for the Strokes as they perform on April 28, 2002.

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Left: Jack Black of Tenacious D performs in 2002. Right: Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D performs in 2003.

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Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips performs in 2004.

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A festivalgoer enjoys the atmosphere at Coachella on April 30, 2005.

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Weezer performs on April 30, 2005.

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Daft Punk performs on April 29, 2006.

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Kanye West performs in 2006.

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Paris Hilton watches Air perform on day three of Coachella on April 29, 2007.

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Music fans arrive for day one of Coachella on April 26, 2007.

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Kelly Osbourne and Amy Winehouse on April 27, 2007.

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Front-row festivalgoers try to shield themselves from the sun on April 29, 2007.

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M.I.A. performs on April 26, 2008.

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Steve Aoki performs on April 17, 2009.

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Matthew Shultz of Cage the Elephant crowdsurfs while performing on April 16, 2011.

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Left: Rihanna in the audience during day three of Coachella on April 15, 2012. Right: A holographic image of Tupac Shakur performing on April 15, 2012.

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Actor Blake Anderson (center) and recording artist Tyler, the Creator (right) attend day one of Coachella on April 10, 2015.

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Coachella music fans charge their phones on April 11, 2013.

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Music fans attend day three of Coachella on April 20, 2014.

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A Coachella attendee poses on April 14, 2018.

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Paris Hilton poses with fans on April 10, 2015.

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Beyoncé performs on April 14, 2018.

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A festivalgoer on April 15, 2018.