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Getting Ready for Coachella

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24 hours from now, Boom Bip and Sexy Magazines will be performing in the Mojave and Gobi Tents on the Empire polo field. You can get the full schedule for Coachella here. Want to organize your own schedule, you can use the CoaChooser (which isn't all that impressive. We were able to do the same thing much quicker with a highlighter on our schedule printout).

Remember that no outside water can be brought in (and no you can't wear one of those camel packs or water vests) but that you need to stay hydrated. Thankfully, the temperature this weekend shouldn't get higher than 90 degrees or so (a good 15 degrees cooler than last year). That means that the evenings will be cooler than normal as well , though, so you should bring a long sleeve shirt in your backpack.

Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.

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If you're taking pics with your mobile phone or digital camera, you should submit them to Buzznet's Coachella photo page. You could win a Prize Pack filled with CDs from Festival artists.

The only SoCal bands (we think) on this year's schedule are LA's Rilo Kiley and San Diego's Pinback.

The only American bands on the main stage Saturday are Wilco and Weezer.

And, if you're not heading to the desert this weekend, Hollywood Music TV and Club Good Hurt are raising money for the American Stroke Association on Sunday with a 10-Band show from 8 PM to 2 AM. LAist faves Killola and The Runts are on the bill.

See you in the desert.