For fifteen years, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has brought hundreds of musicians and artists to Indio, growing from a one-day event to a multi-weekend production. Long before Coachella Fest set up its tents, there were quality shows happening year-round just a few miles east, where the bands didn’t need massive stages, expensive lighting and sound equipment to entertain their audiences. “A lot of the bands we have right now are original sounds. They’re influenced by punk, rock n’ roll but it’s a mix of its own thing. I really don’t think you can find this assortment of bands that are here in Coachella anywhere else.” Read the full story on Coachella Unincorporated.