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Mexicans Flood U.S. Music Festivals for Love of Rock
In 2007, Mexican company Live Tours sold 40 travel packages to Coachella. In 2011, they sold 700.
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Venezuelan band Los Amigos Invisibles play at Austin City Limits in 2009.

(Matthew Taplinger/C3 Presents)

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French/Spanish performer Manu Chao plays at Austin City Limits in 2008.
(Matt Ellis/C3 Presents)

Mex fest Two from Live Tours' Coachella group

Two Mexicans from Live Tours' 2011 Coachella group stand near one of Coachella's stages during a performance by Ozomatli.

(Courtesy of Lalo Jiménez)

Mex fest fans at Coachella

Beers in hand, a group of Mexicans gather at this year's Coachella festival in southern California.

(Courtesy of Lalo Jiménez)

Mex fest Sundown at Coachella

Around sundown, people roam around to the various stages at Coachella.
(Courtesy of Lalo Jiménez)

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Brazilian band CSS plays at Lollapalooza in 2008.
(Matthew Taplinger/C3 Presents)

Mex fest Female Mexican Coachella attendees

A few female Mexican Coachella attendees salute their roots at the festival.

(Courtesy of Lalo Jiménez)

Mex Fest going back

The group from Live Tours gets ready to cross back into Mexico after Coachella ends.

(Courtesy of Lalo Jiménez)

Mexicans Flood U.S. Music Festivals for Love of Rock

In 2007, Mexican company Live Tours sold 40 travel packages to Coachella. In 2011, they sold 700.

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