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FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019

As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

Lolla on a Budget

Seniors Kathryn Scott and Francesca Smith pose for a photo at the 2016 Lollapalooza festival. Scott said the festival was expensive but she made revenue by selling extra tickets.

Hannah Glazier, Reporter

May 18, 2017

For just $335, lollapalooza, annual popular music festival in Chicago, offers the chance to see 170 performances on eight stages over the course of four days. A $2,200 VIP ticket is offered as well for those looking for a deluxe experience, excluding the costs for lodging, transportation, food, outfits ...