How to Explain: Music Festivals to Your Parents

February 4, 2014 By:
How to Explain: Music Festivals to Your Parents
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If you hadn't noticed, our generation has brought on the age of the music festival. Yes, our parents may have started it with Woodstock in the '60s, but we've taken it to a whole new level that they couldn't possibly have imagined. Nowadays, which music festivals you go to can determine what subculture you fit into depending on things like the location, types of music, and the dress code. So, if you need a loan from mom and pop on that $349 for Coachella, well then you better take note. 


First off, mom and dad, people are all about the music. Its not just about getting wasted anymore. 

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Although you may see a hippy here and there, festival goers generally shower.

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And they cover up their private parts nowadays.

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There's none of that 'free love' stuff anymore.

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All in all, it's just like a nice day in the park. 

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Now that we think about it… Maybe just save up so you can pay for your own ticket next year.