21 days to go until Coachella, so let’s take a look at the rules.
This is strange, and something I’m not familiar with. At what point did bringing drums to a concert ever become an option? Only Hari Krishna’s would travel with drums. I don’t recall ever attending a concert and seeing people carting in drums. I’m wondering if this is somehow tangentially related to the Matthew McConaughey naked bongo playing incident of 1999.
NO Knives / Weapons Etc.
I’m guessing this is to stave off Indie v Alt turf wars.
NO Chains / Chain Wallets
Are the concert promoters familiar with the general fan base? This is not a Judas Priest marathon.
Clearly, they are against any form of sitting during the concert, although this is probably in response to stampede issues. Although what moron sits on a blanket while everyone else is standing, and frankly they should insist people bring blankets. Everyone sits, no one gets hurt – there’s a reason why Kindergarten teachers do this. Actually, now that I consider it, the no blanket rule may function to prevent fornication during concerts. I guess Tubbs and I won’t be recreating the birth of the Beer Goddess during the Gil-Scott Heron concert (which is really a drag). Continue reading