5 phases to flawless music festival volunteer scheduling & management

Why the volunteer team is the backbone of your music festival When you start to staff your music festival, don’t underestimate the power of a volunteer team. Your volunteers are people who want to be part of your experience, and they’re willing to give their free time in exchange for access to the festival. Through this harmonious exchange, you’ll be able to provide opportunities to others while increasing your ROI. Not to mention, you could be encouraging some valuable team members for the future!

Artist marketing in music festival planning

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How to properly create a map & schedule for a multi-day music festival

FEATURED Photo by Tony pham    One of the last stages of festival planning but oftentimes the most complex is creating a map of the festival and putting the schedule together. This is especially true for festivals that incorporate multiple stages, areas, events, etc. over multiple days. 

10 Categories of Workshops for Festivals

FEATURED PHOTO BY Geert pieters   There are a wide variety of workshops that can be found at festivals. Some are a bit more common and others can be a bit more creative and unique. It can all depend on where the festival is located and the type of audience the festival attracts. It can also depend on the type of festival and whether it is a music festival, food festival, art festival, cultural festival, or film festival, or all of the above.

The Backwoods Music Festival is Returning in 2021

The wait is over, we can finally announce the return of Backwoods at Mulberry Mountain! On August 26th-29th, you can enjoy a weekend filled with music, camping, and summer fun. Backwoods is a 3 day, 4-night camping and music festival held on the top of the beautiful mountain in Ozark, Arkansas. This isn’t your average music festival.  

Celebrate Life at ReKinection Festival 2021

On June 10th, 45 minutes outside of St Louis., come connect your body, mind, and spirit at the ReKinection Festival 2021! This is a weekend-long event, ending on June 13th, filled with music and wellness. Start your summer off right and join in on this celebration of life.

How to secure the right music festival sponsorships

Featured photo by Ted Eytan   Music festivals are typically pretty large events, and events require an equally large financial investment. While this may seem like a lot for one person to acquire, spreading it out amongst many is an efficient way to raise funds to make the proposed event a reality. But aside from the finances, what makes sponsorships so important? 

10 types of visual performers and dancers for music festivals

Photo by Jonny Clow on Unsplash Although many might assume when one is talking about a festival, they mean a music festival, but the very word “festival” constitutes any type of celebration, and this is usually designated as a cultural or religious one. Therefore, music festivals have certainly become cultural, and sometimes they can even mimic religious festivities.

Enjoy Socially Distanced Fun at Electric Cookout 2021

Electric Cookout, presented by Electric Fiesta and EDM Maniac, is coming to San Antonio! On April 17th, all ages are welcomed to participate in a socially distanced food and community music dance experience. Enjoy San Antonio’s local favorite food trucks, comedians, dance music, live art, and more. This is the cookout you won’t want to miss.

Ultimate guide to making a profitable music festival budget

If you’ve got a big idea, like a perfect, big idea, but you don’t even know where to start, you have come to the right place! Big ideas need big plans, and big plans need a strategy, innovation, clarity, and consistency. If you are looking for helpful tools to start your own music festival, we are here to provide you with some insight. We were in your shoes once before, and it worked out pretty well for us (after some budgeting adjustments). That’s why we’re here to show you the ropes of starting your own music festival with a detailed look into all aspects of planning one! We are confident that your music festival dream can truly become a real concept.

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