Celebs Star at Coachella 2018 Music and Arts Festival

Claire Strucko, Copy Editor

The 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, held in Indio, California, took place from April 13 through the 22nd. Coachella, organized by Goldenvoice, is known for its delicious food, amazing art pieces, and stunning performances that aesthetically please the eye.

The colorful large-scale art pieces displayed throughout the festival catch the eye of every attendee who walks by. Some of the pieces included the Balloon Chain, the Do Lab and the Raices Cultura. (Via Coachella/View the Art)

Perhaps the event attendees look forward to most is the diverse lineup of performers. This year, over 200 artists performed on stage including Cardi B, Beyoncé and even the online sensation, the Yodeling Walmart Kid. An estimated 99,000 people attended the festival daily during the 9 day time period, according to LA Times.

Coachella weekend one delivered show stopping performances from favored artists like The Weeknd, who had an emotional performance of his song ‘Call Out My Name’ on his newly released album My Dear Melancholy. Another crowd favorite was Beyoncé, who’s incredible performance created the trending hashtag on Twitter, #beychella.

Months went into planning Beyoncé’s iconic performance that lasted an estimated two hours. Her 26-song setlist involved features from a few artists including Destiny’s Child and husband, Jay-Z (According to InStyle). (Via Beyonce)
Newly popular hip-hop artist Cardi B. performs on stage, while pregnant, alongside her dancers. A few of the songs she sang included “I Do” ft. SZA and “Get Up 10.” (via Coachella)

The annual music festival is an excuse for many to dress in their most stylish summer

clothes. Some popular trends at Coachella this year included bodysuits, fringe jackets, sheer pullovers, and bold sunglasses. Another favored trend was jewels and glitter decorating people’s face and body.

Famous YouTuber, Sierra Furtado, poses in a colorful bodysuit with a sheer black trail. Some popular hairstyles included space buns, pigtails, and unique braids. (Via Sierra Furtado)

Next year will be the 20 year anniversary for Coachella. Dates have currently not yet been announced.