Coachella – The event, music fans are gearing up for

The Coachella valley music and arts festival, commonly known as Coachella, is a multiday annual music and arts festival held at Empire Polo club at India California. It is a festival with live and continuous music of different genre in a single venue. As announced by Golden voice in 2011, this year festival is going to be held over two weekends starting this year.

Though it is held over two weekends, the music, performers and art are the same except for a different audience. This is done solely due to overwhelming response, so that the show can reach more people. Though it is quite a challenge to recreate the same experience in two consecutive weekends, organizers are confident of nailing it.

Tye Comer, Editor of told Reuters that Coachella has pushed boundaries in the past and also redefined what festivals are about usually. It has given a new color and dimension to the festivals held anywhere else in the world.

Few fans who would like to visit the festival on both weekends maybe a little disappointed as it’s going to be identical on both weekends. But for such a big music festival audience may enjoy bands which they missed out the week earlier. Coachella has an attendance of 75,000, which has grown from 25,000 in the early years.

The mainstream audience will have a fusion genre all three days of the festival. American Rockers, The Black Keys will perform on Friday and Brit-Rock Radiohead on Saturday and Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg, the veterans in Hip Hop on Sunday. Coachella is wooing the audience by bringing back the old time performers and pulling them back to the main stage.

Radiohead is returning back first time since 2004, The Black Keys take the main stage after being alternate performers for a decade. New comers will also have their opportunities to rise to the top with their stunning performances. A few to watch out are Harlem rapper Azealia Banks, Belgian artist Gotye, New Orleans neo-soul singer Frank Ocean and electro-pop French musician M83.

Weather may play spoilsport on the first weekend, as rains are forecasted. The second weekend forecast seems clear and dry.

Beyond music, Coachella has a tradition of hosting pool parties and night events with Hollywood celebrities and artists organized by the event sponsors. This year’s Yacht club party is held by Filter Magazine, barbecues by Brand Mulberry and Belvedere Vodka’s music lounge will have a line of surprise guests and music acts.


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