Downtown Indio will feature locals who have created music for generations.

For those who can’t get to the Coachella Music Festival or those who don’t want to fight the crowds, on Wednesday, April 19 in Downtown Indio, Goldenvoice, in partnership with the City of Indio, presents the return of CHELLA, Celebrando a la Comunidad.

Formerly a ticketed event, CHELLA is now staged in Downtown Indio as a celebration of
community, highlighting locals who have created memories and inspired music here for

This free event brings the energy of the festivals to the public for an evening of live music.
It features performances by local and touring acts, including Mexican Alternative Rock
band, Bratty, and Mexican-American Regional trio, Conexión Divina, both also performing
at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Additional performances curated by
Goldenvoice include desert native artists Koka and Lazuli Bones.

The event features local partners, Vallarta Supermarkets and Chavez Buick GMC, which
will showcase their offerings with attendees.

All are welcome to enjoy the music at Indio’s Downtown Living Room at Miles Avenue and
Smurr Street on April 19 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Chairs, coolers and alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the performance area. Food
trucks and bathrooms will be available.

Blankets, strollers, bags and (cute) puppies are permitted.

The City of Indio is the largest city in the Coachella Valley with more than 90,000 residents. Nearly 1.4 million people visit Indio every year to attend its world-famous arts, food, and music festivals, and the City is ranked as one of the top emerging travel destinations in the country.

The City is known for its nationally recognized public safety services, exceptional schools, great parks and senior and teen centers. About 10,000 new housing units are in construction or being planned throughout Indio, in addition to new hotels, restaurants and retailers, cementing its reputation as one of the fastest-growing cities in the Coachella Valley. Indio was the first city incorporated in the Coachella Valley on May 16, 1930, and is the traditional gathering place of the desert, bearing the fruit of cultural exchange and youthful energy.