Locals can buy Coachella and Stagecoach tickets starting today

POSTED: 07:28 AM PDT Apr 01, 2013 
INDIO, Calif. -

Coachella Valley residents can buy passes for the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals online starting today.

Starting at 10 a.m., residents can buy up to two passes for both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival -- April 12-14 and 19-21 -- and/or for the Stagecoach country music festival, which is scheduled April 26-29, according to the festivals' organizer, Goldenvoice. Both festivals are at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

Passes are sold at www.coachella.com/festival-passes/residents and www.stagecoachfestival.com/resident.

Passes can be picked up at the festivals' box office at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, 78200 Miles Ave., starting April 3. Passes are $349 for Coachella and $239 for Stagecoach, all fees included.

Passes are non-transferable, and proof of residency must be shown with a California driver's license or ID card. Eligible ZIP codes include 92201, 92202, 92203, 92210, 92211, 92230, 92234, 92236, 92240, 92241, 92253, 92255, 92258, 92260, 92261-92264, 92270, 92274, 92275, 92276 and 92292.

Passes will also be sold at the tennis garden while supplies last. Sales hours are noon to 7 p.m. April 3 to 7 and April 9 and 10, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 14, noon to 7 p.m. April 16 and 17,  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21, noon to 7 p.m. April 24, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and 26 and 9 a.m. to noon April 27.