Music Festivals are the most happening events in today’s culture. It sets you opportunity to witness multiple bands, meet new and interesting people,have the time of your life.
NH7 weekender is an annual multi-city festival in India. The festival held between October-December.
Being well prepare for music festival means to officially have all the fun in a festival and there’s a lot to consider when planning, especially if its your first time.
Here are few tips & tricks that will help your music festival experience a successful one .
1) DON’T FORGET YOUR TICKETS
The most important thing before leaving your place are your tickets or passes. Make sure you check them before you leave.
2) CHECK THE WEATHER
Weather is unpredictable so never trust your Weather App.
-Be prepare with raincoat and warm clothes.
One of the big draws of festivals, aside music is camping with your nearest and dearest. One must be very specific of his/her belongings.
-Make sure the place you put up your tent is safe.
-Make your campsite feel like home.
Make sure you know about the transportation facilities and its timing before and after the event as usually there is a transportation available to the venue specifically for this event though the fare may be bit higher than the normal fare but it is all worth it.
4) PORTABLE CHARGER
Most of the time you run out of battery as you end up taking alot of pictures or using mobile data, so try to carry a power bank or don’t use your phone unless you have to. To save the battery put it in airplane mode, turn-off Wi-Fi and use only on emergence purpose. In my case I usually end up using phones for clicking pictures.
Try to bring a mini backpack with only the necessary essentials such as
6) CARRY MORE CASH
You will hardly find any ATM booth nearby also most of the stalls don’t accept card payment so try bringing more cash with you and make sure you take care of it.
7) COMFORTABLE SHOES
Wear comfortable shoes that avoid blisters as most likely you will be hopping from one stage to another.
Your apparel is the most important thing and the weather change in an instant so make sure your clothes are comfortable as well stylish.
9) OTHER THINGS TO WEAR
WATCH- with a leather strap to make sure you catch your shows on time even if your phone battery died.
HAT- to protect your shoulder and upper body from sun and definitely rain to some extent.
CHEAP SUNGLASSES to protect your eyes also even if it’s lost it won’t hurt much.
10) SMILING FACE
Don’t forget to go with your smiling face. Don’t take anything too seriously. You’re at the happiest music festival of the country. You’re surrounded by thousands of friendly people with whom you can barter if you need to. So make sure you make the most of your time.
Relax, above all. Have fun with your friends. Eat good food. Drink good beer. Listen to good music and make the most of it.