Are music festivals garbage? | The Tylt

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Every few years people say music festivals have been ruined by some new trend, but this time that might actually be true. Music festival haters say they've become pre-packaged luxury "experiences" that cater to the rich. Music festivals are accused of essentially being different variations of the same handful of artists. Others don't mind people having a good time and think music festivals are a ton of fun. What do you think? 🎶

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Critics says music festivals are all variations on the same theme. As the New York Times puts it: 

Want to see LCD Soundsystem? You can catch them at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Panorama and Way Home. Major Lazer? Coachella, Sasquatch, Firefly and Panorama. ASAP Rocky? Coachella, Firefly and Panorama. Gary Clark Jr.? Coachella, New Orleans Jazzfest, Governor’s Ball and Way Home. 

The real difference among Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Governor's Ball is what you want the background to look like for your Instagram. Otherwise it's all going to be same artists and same experience. To be fair though, Coachella may bring a bit more with its Marriott glamping, on-site concierge and private jet service that will fly you directly to the festival grounds. 

Music festivals are catering to the rich, and many people are saying it's changing festivals for the worst. Instead of bringing people together for music, festivals have become a playground for the elite where people try to one up each other on Instagram for internet points. 

It's gross, but you gotta do what you gotta do for the 'gram. 

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Others are too busy having fun at music festivals to care about how corporate or homogenous a festival is. Does it really matter if a bunch of rich kids go to Coachella or Lollapalooza? Plenty of normal people are going to do a lot of drugs and have a great time too. 

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For a lot of people, it doesn't matter if there's a VIP section or that some people would rather jet into a festival. Everyone's there to have fun and a good time. 

FINAL RESULTS
Are music festivals garbage?
#MusicFestivalsSuck
A festive crown for the winner
#LoveMusicFestivals