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It’s music festival season

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Festival season has finally arrived, and upcoming music festivals like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Broccoli City Festival, Buzz Beach Ball, Arise Music Festival and Firefly Music Festival have many people excited for the summer 2018. As the school year ends, many students are looking forward to attending music festivals that are quickly approaching this summer.

Music festivals focus on a wide range of genres, including country, electronic, pop, rock, blues, folk, indie and many more. Spring and summer music festivals are already revealing their line-ups and ticket prices. These ticket prices range from 40 to 1,000 dollars every year. Several of these festivals are on the east coast, so students will be able to drive to them. Numerous students have already been to various festivals around the metropolitan area. Students share their experiences going to their first music festival.

“I went to Firefly Music Festival and I saw my favorite artists there,” freshman Nikita Islam said. “It was an amazing experience!”

Countless major music festivals are held all around the country and world, hosting millions of visitors each year. This provides music lovers with tunes, food and festivities. Music festivals take place in a variety of different locations all around the globe. These include Sunburn Festival in India, Tomorrowland in Belgium, and Mawazine Music Festival in Rabat, Morocco. Having these music festivals all around the world enables different cultures shed a light on different genres and types of music.

“I would love to go to a music festival out of the country, it provides fun experiences,” sophomore Sameen Ahmad said.

Multiple music festivals have more than 100 performances, exhibiting some of the most famous musicians.   Music acts favor the audience and stages of well-known music festivals.

“I would love to go to a music festival, music acts and entertainment will guarantee visitors with a fulfilled night to remember,” freshman Carina Shalkoviska said.

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The student newspaper of Washington-Lee High School
It’s music festival season