By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| Coachella embraced the Empire Polo grounds once again with two weekends, three days, six large stages and 190 plus artists. Golden Voice welcomed thousands of festival-goers from around the world to the music and art of the Coachella Valley. Even notable celebrities from Katy Perry to Solange Knowles scoured the polo grounds. The desert heat, green grass and the palm trees framing the festival created a reminder of the annual festival's environment. The first Friday welcomed an exciting realm of bands and artists including Dillon Francis, Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Earl Sweatshirt and more. Dillon … [Read more...] about Until next year Coachella!
By Marissa Mooney |Staff Writer| Thousands of eager fans faced the wild desert weather during Weekend One on April 13 through the 15 at the Empire Polo Grounds. Music presenter Goldenvoice brought people together globally to the music and arts festival. The weather presented a challenge for Friday when a rain and wind storm swept the festival and campsite. "We had our neighbors and other campers helping us hold down our tent as the wind tried to rip it apart. People are really helpful and nice here, but this weather I did not expect," said a camper from Australia. Wind and rain would not put a damper on the festival. Alex Turner, the vocalist of Arctic Monkeys ignored the weather … [Read more...] about Coachella Weekend 1: Wild weather refuses to quell crowd