Festivals. The music, the crowd, the energy… All of these factors make up the one thing that really matters — the experience. Every festival goer has a unique experience and a special story to tell. Here are just a few inspiring stories from the #IWantFestTix submissions that stood out to us!
Thank you to all who entered your epic festival and concert photos into our #IWantFestTix Flyaway Contest – and to all the fans who voted for their favorites to determine our semi-finalists!
From concert selfies to action shots of your favorite artists, we truly loved every single unforgettable moment shared with us… but alas, only three can win our ultimate grand prize. In case you missed it, each winner receives the festival trip of a lifetime for him/her plus three friends to their selection of Faster Horses, HARD Summer or Outside Lands, including VIP festival passes, air & hotel accommodations, an exclusive on-site experience and more!
Traditionally, basic human needs include food, shelter, and clothing. Here at Ticketmaster, we believe one necessity is glaringly missing from that list: music festivals. Call us crazy, but we can’t live without a regular dose of those unparalleled, life-changing festival experiences. Are you fest obsessed like us? Here are some tell tale signs.
Think you’ve got what it takes to attend a country music festival this summer? Sure, it may seem like all you need to do is get the tickets and show up, but if you want to go all out at any of the Country Music Festivals we’ve listed below, we recommend bringing the following to survive:
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Electronic Dance Music is the fuel driving the youth culture bus in the 2010′s. A genre that has long matured since the inception of the synthesizer and defining songs such as “Popcorn” by Gershon Kingsley.
Or even collaborations such as Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder’s; “I Feel Love”, which pushed synth-driven music further into the public eye.
Festival season is here! How well do you know your fests? Find out which you match up to best and which you should purchase tickets to next!
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Last year, Sasquatch! Music Festival sold out in a record 90-minutes. In 2014, Sasquatch returns to the internationally admired Gorge Amphitheater. The Gorge is also recognized by Billboard as the “Top Amphitheatre” in the United States, all the more reason to not miss out on this multi-genre music festival.
Who wouldn’t want a shot at winning festival tickets?
Summer time = festival time, and here at Ticketmaster it’s one of our favorite times of the year. There’s nothing quite like seeing several of your favorite artists perform in such an exciting atmosphere. It’s an unparalleled experience!
The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is celebrating its 45th anniversary year. The festival started in 1970 and” Jazz Fest” continues to showcase highly influential names in both local and national music. The festival has grown deep roots down on the Bayou, attracting fans from all over the world who flock to see this yearly music festival.
The Jazz Fest lineup this year features a heavy dose of legendary (or soon-to-be legendary) names topped by none other than Eric Clapton, Phish, Arcade Fire, Santana, Robin Thicke, The Avett Brothers, Boz Scaggs and Chaka Khan. To view the full line up, check out the video below or head over to the New Orleans Jazz Festival page on our site.
Since the inaugural event in 1999, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival has become beloved amongst music fans. A true trailblazer, Coachella booked Rage Against the Machine, The Chemical Brothers, Morrissey, Tool, Beck, Gil Scott Heron, DJ Shadow, Tool and more in its first year. This was in 1999, heavy!
After a hiatus in 2000, Coachella has been consistently running since 2001. In 2014, 15 years since fans first flooded the festival grounds in Indio, California, Coachella enjoys an impressive, worldwide reputation. Live events now have a new category; music festivals. Music festivals of all sizes, on every continent, focus on every genre of music and often include other live performances, such as comedy, dance, and more. Festivals like Coachella provide a truly unique arena to enjoy the art of live music and we simply love them.