B.B. King commands the stage at Rhythm, Wine & Brews Festival at Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif. (VT Photo)

REPORTING FROM INDIO, CALIF. — Inspired by the successful events held on his Empire Polo Club property in Indio, Calif., Alexander Haagen IV decided it was time he try utilizing the space for his own festival-type events. It began with the creation of Empire Music Ventures in late 2011, followed by the first Empire Polo & Wine Festival, Jan. 29, 2012.

It started as...

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