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Coachella Photos from the Early 2000s Will Take You Back as the Festival Turns 20

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This year marks 20 years of Coachella performances, fashion and memories. The famed music festival that takes place in Indio, California, has been recruiting major headliners since day one.

 

The festival has come a long way, and it continues to evolve every year as different genres ebb and flow in and out of popularity. In 1999, tickets cost only $50 per day, and headliners included Rage Against the Machine, Tool and Moby. Press images of the 1999 show are rare, but Getty Images began sending photographers to the second Coachella in 2001. Headliners included Jane’s Addiction, Weezer and Fatboy Slim.

 

Here's a look of Coachella from 2001 to 2005.

2001: Jane’s Addiction, Weezer, Fatboy Slim

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Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/ImageDirect/Getty Images

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Rivers Cuomo of Weezer in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/ImageDirect/Getty Images

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Fatboy Slim in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/Image Direct/Getty Images

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Iggy Pop in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/ImageDirect/Getty Images

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Crowd shots in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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Questlove of The Roots in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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Opio, A-Plus, Tajai and Phesto of Souls of Mischief in 2001. / Tim Mosenfelder/Corbis via Getty Images

2002: The Strokes, Björk, The Foo Fighters

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Crowd for The Strokes in 2002. / Sebastian Artz/Getty Images

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Julian Casablancas of The Strokes in 2002. / Sebastian Artz/Getty Images

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Albert Hammond of The Strokes in 2002. / Sebastian Artz/Getty Images

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A Coachella 2002 leaflet. / Sebastian Artz/Getty Images

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Queens of the Stone Age in 2002. / Ken Hively/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

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Bjork, who was the first woman to headline Coachella, in 2002. / Theo Wargo/WireImage/Getty Images

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The Foo Fighters in 2002. / Sebastian Artz/Getty Images

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Liam Gallagher of Oasis in 2002. / Iris/WireImage/Getty Images

2003: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ben Harper, N.E.R.D

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Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D in 2003. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2003 / Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

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The festival grounds in 2003. / Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

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Ben Harper in 2003. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

2004: The Killers, Beck, Radiohead

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Beck in 2004. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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The Killers in 2004. / Wendy Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images

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Radiohead in 2004. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

2005: Blockparty, Coldplay, Black Star

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Mos Def and Talib Kweli of Black Star in 2005. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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Kele Okereke and Bloc Party in 2005. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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MIA in 2005. / Barry Brecheisen/Wire Image/Getty Images

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Chris Martin of Coldplay in 2005. / Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

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