If you’re lucky enough to live in Southern California, there are three huge music festivals in April and June: Coachella, Stagecoach & Arroyo Seco Weekend.
Get ready for world-class acts as one of the newest and two of the biggest music festivals in the world lap up the SoCal sun.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, aka Coachella, only gets bigger and better with two sold-out weekends on April 14-16 and April 21-23.
Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar are the big name headliners on the main stage on each of the three nights.
However, the line-up runs deep at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California with more than 50 acts each day.
From delicious food to world class art, Coachella offers numerous experiences to enjoy along with its epic line-up.
Stagecoach, California’s Country Music Festival, keeps the party going at the Empire Polo Club following the weekend after Coachella on April 28-30.
Country superstars Dierks Bentley, Shania Twain and Kenny Chesney will headline the three nights at the festival that’s been running since 2007.
About two dozen acts are scheduled to perform on each of the three days.
Among the attractions this year is the Honkytonk Dance Hall that’s airconditioned with DJs, dancing, live bands and free dance lessons.
If you’ve got kids, check at the Half-Pint Hootenanny with giant sized games, arts and crafts and music that’s great for all ages.
Arroyo Seco Weekend
A new two-day festival taking place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Arroyo Seco Weekend is described as “a world-class culture event featuring three stages of live music along with curated menus from LA’s celebrated restaurants and chefs plus craft beer & wine.”
The two-day festival on June 24-25 will feature headliners Tom Petty & the Heartbreaks on Friday and Mumford and Sons on Saturday.
Other notable acts include Fitz and the Tantrums, Alabama Shakes, The Shins, The Meters, and Weezer.