Wednesday, April 3, 2013
It seems the UK may be finally starting to crawl its way out of winter! With a little luck this week's sun is the sign of a warmer spring and fantastic summer!
It seems many of you are thinking the same as applications for volunteering with Hotbox Events have been pouring in for the Latitude, Reading and Leeds Festivals! If you're planning on applying to volunteer this year please don't leave it too long - you can check how many positions we have left via the festival pages on the Hotbox website - click the festival logos on the right of this page.
Whilst loving and often chatting about the UK and European festival scene, we don't often talk about US festivals. If you fancy a trip over the pond, check out the brand new Best 2013 US Music Festivals post from the guys over at the PAAM Event Management Software blog!
We've all heard of the iconic Coachella Festival, which is of course on the list because you can't talk about US festivals without talking about Coachella. That said it is also the priciest of the festivals on the list. It takes place in April in California each year and is fairly unique in that it takes place over two weekends, so you can plan the rest of your holiday around it.
There's festivals all over the United States every year and our friends over at PAAM Event Management Software have pulled together something to suit all budgets. Bumbershoot Festival in Washington will set you back considerably less than Coachella. It's been going since 1971 and attracts all different kinds of acts.
Also taking place in Washington is Sasquatch festival in the town of George, where the population is usually around 500 people, quite the party rolls into town in May, another reasonable priced festival for those of you watching your wallets.
Another legendary festival is Burning Man, out in the scorching Nevada Desert this week long festival creates its own city for the festival, Black Rock City. Art is a huge influence for the creatives of this festival. It's like no other.