Social Anxiety and Live Music For those that suffer from social anxiety, music festivals seem like such a big hassle. There are tens of thousands of people all crowded around a couple of stages, with a lot of people in various phases of intoxication. Some individuals may be acting a little odd, and random strangers…

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Do you love festivals as much as we do? Looking to score some extra cash? Well, look no further than The Festival Voice! We are looking for people who want to share their passion for festivals! We’ve got some part-time jobs we’re looking to fill. Pay is based on how much time and effort YOU…

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Man, I don’t know about you, I’m ready to be back at festivals! And honestly, one of my favorite festivals is Lost Lands! Seriously, if you’re a bass music fan (which I totally am), you’ll love this festival. Basically, everyone who’s someone in bass music will be at this festival. Lost Lands will take place…

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The Festival Voice Needs Your Help! What Safety Precautions Are Needed At Festivals? Help us out by checking out the survey HERE.   We all want festivals back. Not only are attendees ready to enjoy the live music, but people also need to get back to work ASAP! However, we’ve got to do that safely…

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Art is Culture I’m writing about social distancing because I want to make a confession. I’ve been doing my best to be socially distant, but I have been to a show or two in the past year. I’m careful before and after public events, and I always take precautions before seeing family. This is an…

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Special Items That Hold A Special Place In My Heart So everyone has gone to a festival and gotten some really great things from other people, right? I have gotten so many special items from others. While they are not very costly, I remember vividly where I got each of these items and the story…

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Trigger Warning: This story includes content that may be triggering for some, including sexual assault. In the past, The Festival Voice has shared guest articles from our readers about sexual assault. One of our readers shared this after hearing about sexual assault in the media as well as our last guest contributor’s article.   Note:…

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Grandma Wook

The Story of Grandma Wook Do you ever meet someone at a festival and just wonder how in the world they made it to that festival? I’m going to tell you the story of Grandma Wook, which is the name we decided to give her after the festival. It’s Saturday night and it is getting…

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This article connects directly to our article: The Economic Impact of Corona on Festivals. You will see many correlations and may see some conflicting data as it comes from different sources. Take a peek at that article first! To recap: Over 750+ festivals were affected worldwide by the coronavirus.  13.2 million people were affected by…

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It’s crazy how life is full of all these chances, that may or may not happen, and without them, the course of your whole life would be altered! Who would have thought that me begging my boyfriend to go to the arcade bar one night, would have changed so much?   My boyfriend Ben and…

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Arizona Roots

Those Vibes Didn’t Disappoint! The 2nd installment of The Arizona Roots Festival took place on February 22nd and 23rd at the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, AZ. At most Rawhide events, the main stages are set up near the huge warehouse on the property. To my surprise, Arizona Roots went a different direction and set…

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Gem And Jam Is Back And Better Than Ever! Gem and Jam 2020 was definitely a life-changing experience for us all. Held at the Pima County fairgrounds from January 30th to February 2nd, the desert sky lit up and music cascaded through the landscape. The crew at Gem and Jam took a year off to…

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Gem And Jam Is About To Kick Off! Gem and Jam 2020 is kicking it into high gear! In true AZ style, the Tuscon desert will come alive on January 31st and will continue through February 2nd at the Pima County Fairgrounds. If you like gem stones, jammin’ music and endless parties then you sure…

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Discovering EDM I discovered this kind of music by accident. Honestly, I didn’t really know much of anything about electronic music. I mean sure, I had heard Skrillex because who hadn’t? Everything changed when I found Krewella, which was the first electronic group I fell in love with. I was hanging out with some friends…

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Rock Music Roots Throughout high school and early college, my life revolved around rock music. I listened to so many bands and followed them like crazy. That being said, I never really went to any concerts. Oh sure, I went to a few such as Mayday Parade, We Came as Romans, etc. I never really…

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How Do You Save Money For Festivals? People always ask me, “How do you afford to go to all of these festivals? You are always on vacation!!!” I always respond that I am really good at saving money and I use it on festivals. People are shocked that I can travel so much because I…

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Electric Forest is a place of love, growth, connections, and discovering who we are. It is important to know that energy is all around us guiding us and protecting us and helping us find our true path. The forest is the best place to reconnect with nature and the one ness that connects us all.…

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Gem and Jam 2020 is back and better than ever! After taking a year off to rest and refresh, it’s thrilling to hear that Gem & Jam will be poppin’ off in 2020! From January 31st – February 2nd the 13th installment of the festival will light up the desert terrain for 3 days and…

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LIB 2019

LIB brings music to the soul, love to the heart and knowledge to the mind. For the week of May 8-13, the Buena Vista Lake was transformed into the Lightning in a Bottle festival in Bakersfield, California. There to capture every moment, our team joined in to explore the expanse of workshops, live music, talks…

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