Why Everyone Should Go to a Music Festival

Why Everyone Should Go to a Music Festival


Last October, I had the opportunity to experience a Generation-Y must-do: attend a music festival. I went to Desert Trip which took place at Indio, CA. Experiencing this has led me to believe that everyone should go to a music festival at least once in their life! Here is why:
The Experience of Camping
I know what you’re thinking: “Camping, seriously?” Yeah, seriously. If there is camping available, I highly recommend you do it! Not only will the venue be within walking distance for however long your festival lasts, but you will also have a chance to meet like-minded people! Nothing brings people closer than similar music tastes!
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Escape From Reality 
School, job interviews, life and so much more can be very stressful. So why not take a break, if only for a little while? You’ve earned it!
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Meet People From All Walks of Life 
Within the span of one day, I met people from Canada, England, South America and more! Everyone there is from a different walk of life, and getting to not only talk with people but also bond with them over music makes for some great times.
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Seeing Your Favorite Artist Live
If your favorite artists are playing a festival, then what are you waiting for? The emotions I experienced when seeing Paul McCartney for the first time was surreal. I finally understood what it meant to be a ’60s college girl in love with McCartney. Honestly, if you don’t start having something close to an emotional breakdown when watching your favorite artist, something might be wrong with you.
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Learn More About Yourself Musically 
You know all those other small-print artists on the lineup? No? Well, now you will! Check out some of them, you never know which one will be the next big thing!
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Make Lasting Memories 
Ask anyone who has gone to a music festival what their favorite memory was and they will automatically start to reminisce about the good times. Personally, I will never forget the excitement of headbanging to Neil Young during a 22-minute song. Yeah, that happened. Wouldn’t you like to have those experiences?
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