What began as a humble “Anti-Woodstock” event in 1999 has turned into one the most recognizable festivals in the world. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival draws waves of fans from around the globe each year to enjoy live music and experiential art in the Southern California desert. Expanded to two 3-day weekends each year, Coachella is a staple of the spring in the Greater Palm Springs Area and is the place to be both seen and heard for celebrities and rising music stars.
The musical acts at Coachella have transformed over the years, with popular chart-topping artists headlining each night. Mixed in throughout the three-day weekend are established and up-and-coming musicians from a variety of genres, including rock, pop, electronic, hip-hop, and everything in between. Many artists have risen to prominence in the music industry after a rousing Coachella performance, due to the popularity of the festival and the audience it attracts.
Beyond the music, however, Coachella is known for the art dotted throughout the Empire Polo Grounds (Indio) landscape. Years past have featured a giant astronaut, a caterpillar that over the course of the weekend turned into a butterfly, and other installations that range from the whimsical to the absurd. Regardless of taste in music, attendees can all agree that the tastes at Coachella are top-notch, with exciting food and beverage options ranging from wood-fired pizzas and handcrafted burgers to gourmet Asian cuisine and gourmet street tacos.
For more information on this epic music event, check out the festival’s website.
Your SoCal Lifestyle Experts
Southern California is a popular place to live for so many reasons. From perfect weather to a laid back approach to living, everything about the SoCal experience is truly one-of-a-kind. With oodles of opportunities for fun, you are hard pressed to be bored. From a litany of outdoor activities in every setting imaginable to rich cultural and artistic experiences, as well as culinary destinations famous around the world, there is an embarrassment of riches to enhance your latitude of living and enjoy the simple, or decadent, pleasures in life.
Bennion Deville Homes, one of the largest independent real estate brokerages in Southern California, proudly serves clients from sand to sea and everything in between, including major communities throughout the Coachella Valley and Orange and San Diego counties. As the local real estate and lifestyle leaders, we offer a peek into a variety of activities to help you get out and enjoy the unique Southern California lifestyle. Each community offers its own distinct cultural experience, so stay tuned for our suggestions to help you explore and discover new activities, or become reacquainted with familiar ones, in your local area. Who knows, you may find a new local favorite or reinvigorate an old passion. The possibilities are endless, and that is the magic of what makes living in Southern California so fun!