After a one-year break, it returned in 2001. It was an uphill battle to get the fest off the ground.
But just a few years later, Coachella managed to solidify itself as one of the biggest live music events in the world.
In 2015, it earned over $84 million and broke records with 198,000 tickets sold. That was its fourth year as a two-weekend event, and it's continued growing since. Despite Coachella's popularity, the fest holds many secrets. More
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