Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been fined $117,000 for breaking curfew violations in Indio, California.
According to the Pitchfork report, The festival was supposed to wrap up by 12:00 a.m. PST on Sunday night, but Frank Ocean’s headlining set went over by roughly 25 minutes. Additionally, Coachella also broke the 1:00 a.m. curfew on Friday and Saturday by 25 minutes and 22 minutes, respectively.
These fines are part of an agreement between the city of Indio and Goldenvoice that took effect back in 2013. In that document, it outlines that going five minutes past curfew will result in a daily fine of $20,000. Every minute after that costs $1,000 per minute. The fines go towards Indio’s General Fund, which is allegedly used for operating costs, public works, and the police and fire departments.
Coachella Fined $117,000 For Breaking City Curfew All Three Nights