The weather didn’t look great for Grace Mitchell’s show. It had rained all morning but it had subsided for the moment. There was no one I was more excited to see on Sunday at Hangout Fest. “Now” is one of my favorite songs this year. The hard rock edge combined with 80s synths make it so instantly catchy.
Whether you’re heading to the beach for Hangout Fest or the campgrounds at Bonnaroo, you have to prep for festivals. Here are some of out favorite things to keep in our bags.
Festival season is like a 4-5 month Christmas that comes every year complete with a new wardrobe, road trips, and magical moments. It is beautiful and stressful and nothing gives me more joy and panic attacks. We’ve rounded up the best festival gear from our favorite shops.
Strangers You Know had a packed tent at Coachella, they brought out an orchestra to help them perform their hit “Used”, and after they danced around the stage and crowd-surfed, Adam looked at the audience and said “This has been a dream to be here, we don’t even know what to say,” and he meant it. Adam and Grady met at Coachella years earlier.
Héloïse Letissier, better known as Christine and The Queens, is a phenomenal French musician known for her incredible performances and damn catchy/moving/inspiring songs. She also always dresses in a masculine way and has that effortless beauty thing going on.
Zella Day is just a goddess, we talk about her a lot during festival season because she just fits that vibe so well. So while it’s still summer I thought I’d piece together some of her outfits for when you’re feeling like the desert songstress.
Coachella is almost something of folklore to me, it’s extremely expensive and inclusive, it’s absolutely a mess to get to, and I never thought I would be able to go. So, after my first experience I have some expectations for those of you who dream of going to this weird gathering. Music aficionado and editor-in-chief at The New Nine. I’m …
Coachella, you beautiful mega-festival that has catapulted itself into a crazy cultural phenomenon, I can’t wait to attend you this year. On that note, I also can’t wait to see so many artists that I admire. Someone told me “no one goes to the day shows,” well I do! Coachella has also received some negative press for not including enough …
I know every year people come out with festival tips but these are the only that are going to be honest. Nothing will ruin your festival experience faster than an bad outfit choice.
FUNCTION > FASHION
When shopping for festival outfits remember it’s going to be hot and you will be sweaty. Rompers are hard to go to the bathroom in. Short dresses can get weird if you like lounging on the ground a lot. Look for light, loose materials that breathe.
Festival season is upon us! Our contributors are here to help you decide which ones to go to and which ones to skip.