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Coachella - The Most Popular Music Festival of Today’s World

Coachella is a music festival that takes place on the weekends of April which are 12-14 and 19-21 April. This year, as always, many popular singers, artists and bands are making different kinds of music from pop to rock to rap, attracting people from all ages and countries to the festival.

History of The Festival Coachella is an annual music festival that is held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California and it features music on multiple big stages. The “Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival” first started in October 1999 as a two day long festival and was headlined by Rage Against the Machine as well as Beck. More than 25.000 people attended the festival but there was not any significant amount of money raised, as it was right after another popular festival, Woodstock, and the promoters were not able to turn the Coachella festival into a profit. Therefore, the festival wasn’t organized in 2000 and but it came back strongly as a one day event in 2001. Successfully, in the following years, the duration of the festival increased from one to two and then to six!

Some popular singers that have been the headlines of the festival in the last few years are Madonna, Jay-Z, Harry Styles, who are some of the most loved singers of today’s world.

Why has it become so popular? This festival is believed to represent electronic music well and with its diversity in the genres of music also attracts more people to Coachella than other festivals. Other than this, the artists included in the festival change every year and they pay special attention to not call the same artist more than once in order to keep the festival ever-evolving, fresh and up-to-date.

This year

This year, the headlining artists were Lana Del Rey, Tyler, The Creator and Doja Cat; who almost everyone knows since they are some of the most well-known singers of the last 2 years. Some singers and bands that are taking stage are Sabrina Carpenter, J Balvin, Le Sserafim, DJ Snake, Ice Spice and Tyla. Furthermore, a Turkish DJ, Mahmut Orhan is also on the list of the artists in 2024; and he is expected to perform on Sunday, April 14 & 21. We believe that it is really nice to see a Turkish name performing at a very popular festival like Coachella.

Other the famous artists performing on the stage, many celebrities were also spotted at the festival. Some of these names were Taylor Swift, Jeff Bezos, Hailey Bieber, Rihanna and Lisa. Shakira was also at the festival, surprising her fans with an appearance on the stage; a surprise performance just like Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo and Will Smith. Shakira performed her song with Bizarrap during his stage, Billie Eilish performed several songs such as her own song “Ocean Eyes” and the pair’s song “Video Games” at Lana Del Rey’s stage; Olivia Rodrigo performed with “No Doubt” which is a band which is known to have impacted Olivia’s musical journey. Lastly, Will Smith performed “Men in Black” in a suit at J Balvin’s stage.

Coachella also works as a fashion show for many people despite the fact that the festival takes place in a desert and the attendees have to walk for long hours. Almost all the celebrities work on creating new, stylish and different looks every year.

What do people do at Coachella all day long?

The gates are opened at 11 a.m. and the concerts take place on multiple different stages throughout the day at different times. However, the watching shows are not the only things that the attendees can do. There is also a Ferris wheel, food from some of the most famed restaurants of the United States and large-scale art installations that are open to people to enjoy.

People also camp on the area and there are free showers available for the campers as well as a barber shop and a beauty bar to freshen up after a long day in the desert as they are under the sun for very long hours and and walk a lot.

To wrap up, it can be said that this music festival is one of the best and most popular festivals avaliable. With the amazing artists’ concerts, celebrity encounters, the camping experience and art installations that it offers, it reaches a place where it makes a lot of profit each year.

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