The first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has wrapped with a series of massive performances and surprises from a host of heavyweights, including Disclosure, Mary J. Blige, Calvin Harris, Solange, Beyoncé, Pharrell, Skrillex, A$AP Rocky, Jhene Aiko, Drake and more. These sets follow the 20th anniversary performance of Illmatic, which found Nas rocking with Diddy and Jay Z. Pharrell performed a string of popular tracks, including the everlasting gobstopper that is his hit single “Happy.” He also had a handful of special guests on hand. Lorde fought a windstorm to perform her equally popular standout “Royals” while Beyoncé hit the stage to cut a rug with Solange. Skrillex kept things moving with a high energy EDM set. Disclosure continued the trend of impressive live performances, bringing Mary J. Blige and Calvin Harris to the festival stage. Not to be outdone, Chance The Rapper also had a little surprise up his sleeve. Check the footage below to watch a recap of the epic performances that highlighted weekend one. Stay tuned for more from Coachella 2014.
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