WHERE: Indio, United States
WHEN: 14-16 and 21-23 April 2023
In April, the lands of the Empire Polo Club of Indio are ready to make music resound in every corner.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is finally back, a majestic outdoor musical event, one of the most important in the world.
A festival that covers a desert area of over 600 acres!
Since 1999, two decades of memorable performances in the Colorado desert, and the most extraordinary artists of contemporary, electronic and alternative music. Artists who offered extraordinary performances that helped to increase the appeal of this festival.
Coachella, whose name derives from the snake symbol of Mexico City, has also gone down in history for having hosted numerous reunions. Like the extraordinary Jane’s Addiction. Guns’ N Roses with Axl and Slash. The Verve. Rage Against the Machine. Destiny’s Child…
Two weekends, for a total of 6 days. And, of course, lots of music, with Bad Bunny, Blackpink, and Frank Ocean headlining the 2023 edition. As always, the atmosphere will be made magical by the suggestive territories between the United States and Mexico, where the numerous open-air stages will be set up.
Photo ©, Alan Paone
The Coachella Festival 2023 takes place, as usual, in Indio, California, at the Empire Polo Club.
Los Angeles, about 200 kilometers away, is the ideal starting point for attending the event. Especially coming from long-haul destinations.
L.A. international airport it is connected with direct flights with the main cities of the world. From here, you can continue by car or bus to Indio.
From the airport, on the weekends of the Coachella Festival 2023, on Thursdays and Fridays, the shuttle departs on a direct route to the Empire Polo Club. On the following Monday, it does the opposite. Tickets cost $85 (plus commission costs) per person, one way.
If you are traveling in a group, it is better to rent a car at the airport … preferably electric (it saves fuel and is good for the environment). It covers approximately 200 kilometers, almost exclusively on I-10. Within 50km from the Festival venue, you will find 4 fast electric charging stations, and as many with standard charging. The closest charging station is Nissan Tower, just 5 miles from Coachella.
Photo ©, Thomas Hawk
The 2023 edition will take place over two weekends, from Friday to Sunday, between 14-16 and 21-23 April.
The lineup of performances will be identical for both weekends, with each artist performing twice.
According to research, Coachella Festival tickets are among the most expensive in the world. It is advisable to take advantage of the presale to try to grab tickets at the best price.
The Pass for an entire weekend is sold in 4 different PHASES at increasing prices. At the time of writing (Phase 2), the cost is $549. Also available in the expensive VIP version from as much as $1049 per person, which offers access to exclusive areas, specialized vendors and air-conditioned areas.
The Standard Pass is also available in combination with a ticket for the Shuttle. The total cost is $599 per person.
All tickets do not include any costs and commissions. To access the campsite you need to purchase a special ticket. Each person can purchase a maximum of 4 tickets.
The Campsite is an excellent solution for having a total Coachella Festival experience.
You can choose to live it in a tent or, alternatively, in more comfortable … and expensive solutions. Such as, for example, the Safari, an exclusive area in which to sleep in fully furnished tents and yurts. Or, an exclusive Lodge on Lake Eldorado.
The choice varies according to your tastes and needs. And above all, according to your own pockets. In fact, it goes from about $110 for the tent (in addition to the cost of the ticket for the Festival), to over $2500 (including the ticket for the Coachella Festival) to secure a Lodge for 2 people. Keep in mind that tickets are literally snapped up.
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