(April) This two weekend, three-day music and arts festival is considered one of the leading alternative rock festivals in the world. The Festival draws more than 180,000 music fans to the Empire Polo Club grounds in Indio to see a line-up of more than 100 bands, with performances happening simultaneously on six separate stages. Past headliners have included Paul McCartney, Madonna, Morrissey, and many more.
(April) The Empire Polo Club also plays host to California’s premier country music festival, which delivers the finest acts in traditional and contemporary country music playing on simultaneous stages. Performers have included Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Reba McIntyre, Kid Rock, and the legendary Earl Scruggs.