Several decades and an internet age later, music festivals continue to bring in audiences from far and wide. With the most recent spike in popularity of music festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo, it’s never been easier to see hundreds of acts in one epic weekend. Not to mention the thousands of themed festivals popping up that cater to more than just music lovers, like Snowball in Winter Park, Colorado where ski lovers and music lovers alike flock, or the Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival in Maryland where beer connoisseurs and rock fans gather.
But where is the online presence of this free-spirited community of festival lovers? How do attendees of these colossal festivals find out about smaller, regional festivals (10,000+ ) that don’t receive the national media coverage of the big 10?