More people than ever before are going to music festivals but why are they so popular? Here’s why we think you should love a music festival.
Is it too obvious to say the music? If you are a music fan and who isn’t? a music festival really delivers. It’s a chance to see multiple acts and particularly at a tribute festival they are going to be bands that you might not get to see in real life, plus they will be playing the biggest hit songs.
We love a sing-a-long, whether it’s The Sound of Music on TV or Three Lions at an England game. But why is that? Psychological studies show that when we sing in a large crowd we experience a sense of euphoria, called a ‘collective effervescence’ that comes from feeling socially connected through a shared experience.
Sharing experiences with friends and family is the gift that keeps on giving. The anticipation, the planning and then sharing something together where you are completely in the moment is priceless and it doesn’t end, you have the photos memories and stories to tell.
Let’s face it the past couple of years have been a bit ‘Social Light’, attending a music festival gives you a chance to socialise, not just with friends and family but there’s chats with the people next to you, at the bar and the loos. Everybody is there to have a good time and you share in that happy upbeat atmosphere.
Where else can you put flowers in your hair, team wellies with everything, sport a hat, a kaftan, a bikini or anything in between, add a bit of glitter and no-one bats an eyelid!
Enjoy The Weather
Of course we all picture being at a festival with blue skies, not a cloud in sight, a soft breeze and brilliant sunshine but wait this is England! We Brits don’t let the weather stop us. Festival is the only time we are happy perhaps even celebrating dancing in the rain.
Food and Drink
You’ve got great music, you are surrounded by friends and family and let’s dream the weather is great! What more could you want? Fantastic food and drink, that’s what and music festivals have a great selection of different food and drinks to try.
There you go 7 great reasons to enjoy a music festival and if you’ve got the bug why not head on over to see the Buzzstock Line Up for 2022