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Music Festivals

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Christi Staufer

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Transcript of Music Festivals

19th Century
Multi-day event in rural setting
Weekend pass
Camp site near parked car
Sense of community
No music curfew
Everything in one place
Sleeping Conditions
Bonnaroo, Coachella
City in Public
City Parks
Prearranged show times and closing
Enclosed by fence
Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza
Austin City Limits
Shift in the Music Industry
The Internet/ Social media
Online concerts
Social media
Increasing Importance of Festivals
Shift from albums to festivals
Festivals can't be illegally copied

Artist Revenues
Revenues from tour
Big Headliners -$1-2 million
Smaller headliners- $100-250,000
Smaller bands- promotion
Merchandise- up to $200,00

Festival Revenues
Coachella- most profitable $47.3 million 2012
Bonnaroo- 2013 150,000 attendees
Poetry/Comedy lineups
Festival Life
Hippie Festivals
The Transition
Mainstream Festivals
Environmental Impacts
Pro: Psychological Effects
2011 University of Queensland study of Australian festival attendees
Pro: Economic Effect
Stimulates economy of host city
Tourist attraction
Creates jobs
Pro: Large Revenue Generation
Drop in U.S. recorded music sales
Con: Safety
Increased abundance of drugs
Pros and Cons
Music Festivals
By: Matt Galle, Hannah Stewart,
Heather Baker, Connor Falvey,
Christi Staufer, and Derek Sidhu

City at Venues
Local bars and clubs
Wide variety
Sample many city venues
Easy transportation and hotels
Hectic booking
South by Southwest, Bumbershoot
South By Southwest
18th Century
Folk Music
20th Century
2014 Bonnaroo Waste Diversion Rates by Weight
Approximately 120 tons - Total waste composted
• 67% - Percent of all waste diverted from landfill by weight

Con: Large Costs
Money-related Expenses
Works Cited
Sustainability. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://www.bonnaroo.com/get-involved/sustainability

Coachella | Sustainability. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://www.coachella.com/festival-info/sustainability/

Carbon Footprint Calculator. (n.d.). Retrieved December 2, 2014, from http://www.terrapass.com/carbon-footprint-calculator-2/

Love YOUR Tent - THE CAMPAIGN. (n.d.). Retrieved December 2, 2014, from http://www.loveyourtent.com/section.php?s=3

A Greener Festival. (n.d.). Retrieved December 2, 2014, from http://www.agreenerfestival.com/

Beeman, A. (n.d.). Hippies to Hipsters: The Evolution of Music Festivals. Retrieved November 15, 2014, from http://www.wmnf.org/blog_posts/hippies-to-hipsters-the-evolution-of-music-festivals

Delistraty, C. (2014, July 24). How the Summer Music Festival Went Mainstream. Retrieved November 15, 2014, from http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/commercializing-counterculture-summer-music-festival-went-mainstream-86334/

Festival Life. (2011, June 1). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://thenewhippie.wordpress.com/festival-life/

Halovanic, S. (2012, June 7). Beyond Hippies, Drugs, and Hygiene- The Music Festival Experience - NextGen Journal. Retrieved November 15, 2014, from http://www.nextgenjournal.com/2012/06/beyond-hippies-drugs-and-hygiene-music-festival-experience-college-students/

Sobran, J. (1989). A NATION OF LONERS. National Review, 41(16), 28-29.

Hiller, R. "Exclusive Dealing And Its Effects: The Impact Of Large Music Festivals On Local Music Venues." Review Of Industrial Organization 45.2 (2014): 153-175. Business Source Complete. Web. 2 Nov. 2014.

World Beat. (2014). Billboard, 126(18), 36-37.

Grose, T. (2011, November 14). Live, at a Field Near You: Why the Music Industry Is Singing a Happy Tune. Retrieved November 4, 2014, from http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2098639,00.html

Mayers, J., Farman, R., Black, K., Goodstone, R., & Buchanan, L. (2011). Superfly Presents: the Brains behind Bonnaroo /. Inc, 33(5), 86-90.

Lawrence, J. (2014, January 31). Coachella Tickets Once Again The Most Expensive of Major North American Music Festivals. Retrieved November 6, 2014.

Mason, K. (2013). Ultra's Big Beat. Billboard, 125(10), 26-27

Research finds music festivals create good vibes. (2011, May 3). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2011/05/research-finds-music-festivals-create-good-vibes

EDM Biz Worth $6.2bn (Report). (2014, May 21). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/6092242/edm-biz-worth-62bn-report

A cross-sectional survey of young people attending a music festival: Associations between drug use and musical preference. (2008, July 1). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://eds.b.ebscohost.com/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=8316b85f-8e13-4695-8e89-54adac1a9ecf@sessionmgr113&vid=7&hid=126

The Economics of Music Festivals: Who's Getting Rich, Who's Going Broke? (2013, April 17). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://www.laweekly.com/westcoastsound/2013/04/17/the-economics-of-music-festivals-whos-getting-rich-whos-going-broke?showFullText=true

Encyclopeida.com. (2003, January 1). Retrieved November 18, 2014, from http://www.encyclopeida.com

Woodstock. (2008). In W. A. Darity, Jr. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 9, pp. 120-121). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX3045302987&v=2.1&u=viva_jmu&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w&asid=d3bbd8c200da1afd1bab04617835de08

Jacques, A. (2009). Take a trip: Looking backward and forward at "Brand Woodstock". Public Relations Tactics, 16(8), 14

FESTIVAL GUIDE: The Different Types Of Music Festivals. (n.d.). Retrieved December 3, 2014, from http://johnkmetz.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/festival-guide-city-or-farm-what-music-festival-setting-works-best-for-you/

Non-economic Expenses
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