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Crazy for Coachella 2013: What to See, Do and Wear at the Festival

In California and around
the world, music fans and party lovers are preparing to make the pilgrimage to
bright, sunny and very warm Indio,
California. We can barely stop
talking about who’s going to perform, who has Coachella tickets and which celebrities
are going to be there. If you have passes to the ultimate outdoor music
festival, here’s what you need to know. If you don’t have passes to this sold-out
event, you’re in luck because you can still get 2013
Coachella tickets at VIP Concierge
What to Do
The action starts on Friday afternoon, so most people leave
early to make it to Indio
for the first minutes of the ultimate summer music experience. One festival
pass gets you into the Empire Polo Club for three unforgettable days of music.
Passes for each weekend of the festival are sold separately. However, you’ll
get to see all of the bands that will be performing on the five main stages.
Between shows, enjoy world-class refreshments and organic fare. Food at the
festival is provided by the popular Kogi Food Truck and Coachella pizza veterans
Spicy Pie. There will also be food trucks in the VIP areas and near The Terrace
and Cantina. Coachella is probably the only festival where vegan, vegetarian
and gluten-free food is always available. Plus, there’s an open bar, and free
water is provided to keep the masses hydrated.
What to See
At Coachella, the action, the eateries and the interactive art
and entertainment exhibits are spread across the gargantuan 200-acre Empire
Polo Club. Nearly 100,000 people attend the festival each day, making Coachella
the biggest party in California.
The festival is managed by Goldenvoice, a division of AEG, so all aspects of
the festival are well organized. It’s still a good idea to get a festival map,
and create a concert lineup, so you know where you want to be to see your
favorite performers when they hit the stage.
What to Wear
Coachella is all about casual, colorful, Bohemian clothing–and
really good walking shoes. Whether you’re a VIP or one of the general admission
partiers, plan on walking several miles each day. Good, comfortable walking
shoes are a must-have item. For guys, country club-casual apparel is encouraged
along with lots of jeans, T-shirts, and light-colored shorts. For ladies,
shorts, breezy tops and long flowing dresses worn over shorts or bikinis are
popular. It gets chilly once the sun goes down on the desert, so carry extra
layers. At Coachella, everyone wants to listen to good music and stay
comfortable. Don’t forget to pack sunscreen and sunglasses in your Coachella
survival kit. And certainly don’t forget to get your 2013 VIP passes to
Coachella before they’re gone.
Stacy Marks, Director of Client Services at VIP Concierge
Glamorous award shows and A-list parties are work and play
for Stacy Marks. As a Hollywood insider, Stacy loves giving readers expert tips
on attending the most exclusive fashion shows, finding tickets to red-hot award shows and
booking the best extreme sports adventures.


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