What's better than a few days in the sweltering heat of the California desert with nothing but good music and 60,000 of your closest friends? Yes, this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is finally upon us! With another impressive lineup of bands and DJs, this blockbuster will surely provide music and mayhem for all fans in attendance.

For the 6th time, Coachella will provide two full days of back-to-back music, this year on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1. In the past, the festival has featured some of the most legendary artists of our generation, including Rage Against the Machine, Tool, Jane's Addiction, The Pixies, Radiohead and The Cure. This year is no exception with artists such as Coldplay, Weezer, Nine Inch Nails, Bright Eyes, Bauhaus and New Order - all bands you'd be crazy to miss while there.

Coachella is also one of the few annual music events featuring indie and up-and-coming bands such as Bloc Party, The Arcade Fire, The Kills, Doves, Kasabian and Autolux. Each day offers a satifsying variety of musical flavors randing from hip-hop and electronica to screamo and indie rock.

If you are a true music lover, this is the festival you have been training your entire life to attend. Kick back and absorb all the sights and sounds of Coachella this weekend. Just like every other year, it's sure to be another history-making event.

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