What better way to step back some years in time and re-visit your college days than to attend the happening event , the Coachella Valley Music Festival, located in Indio, California on the Empire Polo Fields. Thousands of people have flocked to this annual event that promises to hold, this year, one of the most diverse line ups in entertainment than has ever been held in the previous years of show dates. Boasting performing artists from varied backgrounds and varied genre of music with group names like Portishead, Kraftwerk, and many more.
Over 100 artists have been listed and in years passed have played in various tents with names like, the Gobi tent, Sahara tent, Mojave tent, and on multiple stages such as the Coachella stage and the Outdoor Theater. These locations are spread around the polo fields, playing constant music throughout each day of the entire weekend. Event attendees are encouraged to stroll the grounds freely and view the art exhibits as well as enjoy the food and music.Beginning on April 25, Friday is the start of a fun, food, music, and art filled weekend. Whether you like to attend in appreciation of art, music, or people, it is all here at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. There is something here for everyone. From the art filled tents to the music filled stages, food and fun abound.Since the beginning of this annual event in October of 1999, there havebeen amazing displays by artists, both musical and creation wise.
Some of the featured bands includedPearl Jam, Tool, Rage Against the Machine, Janes Addiction and too many more to list. The genre of music has ranged from country to rock to metal and almost everything in between. Thousands of people have traveled from all over the United States to attend this festival located in the beautiful Colorado desert surrounded by the vast and fascinating desert life.Offering a rare glimpse into this desert life that surrounds them, the city of Indio invites both tourists and locals alike to join them in a celebration of life, art, and music and a chance to experience the desert up close and personal.With temperatures often rising above 100 degrees during the day and dropping rapidly after sunset, the desert displays a life all it’s own and different from any you have previously seen.
Visiting specific websites geared toward supplying information about Indio and the festival are your best chance at getting further information. Buying tickets in advance is advised since there have been times when the day pass tickets were sold out early on in the opening sales.This is a cultural and enjoyable event that captures the nation’s attention and hearts while thousands of visitors enjoy a weekend of amazing entertainment while viewing artistic creations and partaking of food from all cultures. Come experience the desert, come join in the fun and be a part of the Coachella Valley Music Festival, April 25, 26, and 27th, 2008.