Coachella Is a Big F'-ing Deal

The evolution of a Southern California mega-festival

No matter how much you hate the crowds, the desert heat and the Porta-Potties, there's a reason you look forward to going to Coachella each April. We explore the festival's history to see how it evolved from a never-before-used venue pressed into service during a a battle over Ticketmaster fees to an event that's on top of every Southern California music-lover's to-do list.

To see the timeline as a slideshow, click here.