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Drugs Happen: Getting Real About Music Festivals - Huffington Post

Drugs Happen: Getting Real About Music Festivals - Huffington Post | Music Festivals | Scoop.it
Drugs Happen: Getting Real About Music Festivals Huffington Post A couple of weeks ago, more than 70 people in Gorge, Washington were sent to area hospitalsafter what was initially reported to be a mass overdose on the club drug 'molly' (MDMA) at...
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This article goes into detail on how drugs can be a huge problem in music festivals.  It also talks about the drug Molly and how its destroying the music festival industry. 

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Amanda Bounasis's curator insight, February 16, 2014 2:14 PM
This article has a good source. There are a lot of ways to warn people about using drugs at these events and I think this article has a good view on it.
Steve Nova's curator insight, April 13, 2014 9:42 PM

One of the biggest cons to music festivals is the fact that drugs do happen and many teens do attend these festivals and tend to go a bit wild at times, However drugs are used around the world so the use of drugs being used at these festivals is completely based up on opinion.

Tevin Reiff's curator insight, November 4, 2014 8:05 PM

Drug use at music festivals is inevitable. The most we can do is create help for serious situations. Plan for a safer future of music festivals.

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Music Festivals Enjoy Record Expansion in 2012

Music Festivals Enjoy Record Expansion in 2012 | Music Festivals | Scoop.it

Music festivals are more dominant than ever in the concert business, and they're still growing – from Coachella, which brought in a record-breaking $47.3 million gross over two weekends in April, to this weekend's Starry Nights...


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The reason I chose this article is because it describes how the music industry evolved in 2012. It also describes what music festivals impacted the industry as well. 

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Amanda Bounasis's curator insight, February 15, 2014 10:06 PM

This article is a good source and explains how music festivals are growing. I like how they talked about different types of festivals to show how they are all growing in their own way.

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Australian Music Festivals

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Australian Music Festivals - Description: All the photos , news and goss about all the best music festivals in Australia. FREE from any ticketing SPAM . Just all the cool info you want!

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This Article describes Music Festivals that are being held in Australia. 

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Summer Music Festivals in Strasbourg

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Summer Music Festivals in Strasbourg, 2011 (Music festivals, anyone?


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This article describes an interesting music festival held in Strasbourg. The name of the festival is called Strasbourg Internation Contemporary Music Festival. 

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Music Festivals this Summer, Concerts This Summer

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Read about all the Concerts and Music Festivals this summer on the Consequence of Sound. Find all the information you need about your favorite artists and their upcoming albums and tour dates.

 

 


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This article is a great resource to find Music Festivals this summer. The Consequence of Sound is a website where you can con find all the information you need about artists upcoming albums and tour dates. 

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Music festivals show rapid growth

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Figures from the music industry indicate that earnings from Scotland's music festivals have almost trebled in the past six years. (Really cool news this morning via @BBCScotland, Scottish independent music festivals are fueling rapid growth, yeah!


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This article is another great credible resource that describes how music festivals are booming now. 

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Steve Nova's curator insight, April 13, 2014 9:31 PM

For the past 5-10 year  electric music festivals around the world have grown from just just a couple thousand attending to a couple hundred thousand people attending these festivals around the world .

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Start Planning for These 2014 Music Festivals Right Now

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This article describes some of the top music festivals that are happening now in 2014. Some of the festivals that are described in this article are Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza .

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