Coachella 2016

Coachella 2016

Angela Valdez

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, also known as “Coachella,” is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire’s Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert. This festival was held for two weekends, with weekend one from April 15-17, 2016 and weekend two being April 22-24, 2016.

This year’s lineup consisted of many popular artists that fans were excited to see. Weekend one included artists like Ellie Goulding, Zella Day, James Bay, and fan favorites like G-Eazy, Asap Rocky, and DJ Mustard. This year, popularity in music DJ’s rose with weekend two being filled with numerous DJ’s performing, such as AC Slater, Brillz, Disclosure, Zedd, DJ Koze, and many more. Numerous Indie bands were also put on the lineup, such as Sonic Youth, Vampire Weekend, The 1975, etc. This gave fans the perfect vibes to go with their Coachella experience. By the end of Coachella, it is safe to say that everyone was able to get a good listen to their favorite artists.

Apart from great music, art plays a big role in defining the Coachella experience. Each year Coachella features art from different artists all around the world. You can find some of the  artwork in the polo grounds of Coachella; some even say the artwork may find you!