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FEATURED PHOTO BY DOLE777 There is no question that people are exponentially spending more and more time on social media. According to We Are Social, in 2020 3.8 billion people spent 2 hours and 24 minutes on average per day on social media. That is a whole lot of people spending a lot of time checking their social media accounts.
Safety needs to be your #1 priority in planning a music festival We don’t need to tell you how important safety is for large gatherings. Unfortunately, live music festivals have had security breaches and even tragedies, like the shooting at Route 91 Harvest in Nevada. The lives lost can never be replaced, and this is why event planners must prioritize music festival safety above anything else.
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!
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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.
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.
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?
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.