Coachella 2012: Weekend 2 Highlights
Frank Ocean at Coachella

Frank Ocean performs at day 1 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at The Empire Polo Club on April 20, 2012 in Indio, California. Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

This weekend marked the second of two Coachella festivals for 2012, with the same acts performing in the same order on the same stages as they did last weekend. What could be different? Thankfully, many musicians changed things up, as did fans — check out the highlights from weekend two below.

Call it the Holy Trinity: The second weekend of Coachella brought together live music with 420 and Record Store Day. Those concert goers who didn’t blow all of their money on overpriced munchies shopped exclusive RSD releases without having to wake up early and wait in line, like the rest of us. [LA Times]

Many of the female attendees took advantage of National Get High Day with weed-inspired outfits, on the only day that it’s acceptable to dress rasta. [LA Weekly]

There were plenty of other inspired fashions at the festival too, as fringe, flower crowns, maxi skirts, and wide-brimmed straw hats comprised uniforms for many. [Tres Awesome]
While the first weekend brought record temperature lows for the festival, attendees braved record highs of 107 for the second weekend. [LA Times]

Because it’s not the first time someone’s passed out in front of Jeff Mangum: The heat was so sweltering that one young lady passed out during Neutral Milk Hotel’s set, but indie rock god pointed her out during his set and summoned help. [LA Weekly]

Musicians honored Levon Helm over the weekend but no tribute was as well-received as when John Fogerty joined the Black Keys for a cover of “The Weight”. [LA Times]

Trayvon Martin also received a tribute, when Master P popped up during A$AP Rocky’s set to perform “Make ‘Em Say Uhh.”  [LA Times]

While A$AP Rocky’s set was aided by Master P, newcomer Azealia Banks held down her own set without any guest appearances, for a solid 30 minutes — 10 more than last time. [LA Times]

Late-night crooner Frank Ocean stepped up his set too, returning with an entirely different band, and delivering a spot-on cover of Lauryn Hill’s “Tell Him” and a new song, reportedly, titled “Forrest Gump.” [Idolator]

Radiohead’s set list also deviated from the first weekend with six different songs, and the addition of one more. [Brooklyn Vegan]

Cameos were abundant during the second weekend too, as Lykke Li popped up at Miike Snow’s performance and Sia appeared at David Guetta’s, in place of Usher. [Idolator]

While hologram 2pac appeared again for the second weekend, Dr. Dre said, for now, the late singer won’t be showing off his digitally-rendered abs on tour. [Rapfix]

iPhones were the most lost item of the weekend, assumedly, because there wasn’t as much to tweet about second time around. [LA Times]

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