Coachella, the annual music and arts festival held in April since 2001, features several bands and artists of many different genres, along with art sculptures. Thousands travel across the country to meet up in Indio, Calif. to watch these musicians perform for three days straight for a total of two weekends.
Past notable appearances include AC/DC, Snoop Dogg, Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Daft Punk, Madonna, Kanye West, Eminem, The Strokes, The White Stripes, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The most popular genres of music include rock, indie, hip-hop, and electronic dance.
Coachella 2015’s lineup features a variety of each genre and hundreds of emerging and/or popular groups and artists. Select few of the lineup for both weekends are:
AC/DC: Rock, 1973-present
Alabama Shakes: Rock/soul, 2009-present
alt-J: Indie rock, 2007-present
Angus & Julia Stone: Folk, 2006-present
Brand New: Alternative rock, 2000-present
Clean Bandit: Eletronic, 2009-present
David Guetta: EDM, 1990-present
Drake: Hip-hop, 2001-present
Florence + The Machine: Indie rock, 2007-present
Glass Animals: Indie rock, 2012-present
Hozier: Indie rock/soul, 2008-present
Interpol: Indie rock, 1997-present
Jack White: Rock/alternative rock, 1990-2015 (hiatus)
Lights: Synthpop, 2006-present
Marina and the Diamonds: Indie pop/electropop, 2005-present
Milky Chance: Reggae, 2012-present
St. Vincent: Indie pop, 2003-present
The Orwells: Rock, 2009-present
The Weeknd: R&B, 2010-present
Tyler, The Creator: Hip-hop, 2007-present
Vance Joy: Indie pop/folk, 2013-present
Coachella 2015 was held April 10-12 for its first week, and will resume April 17-19 for its second and final week.