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Been to Wacken some 10 years ago.
I think it was Immortal's comeback and they were headliner.
Sleeping in a tent, not sleeping all that much anyway, bad food, having constant noise and people around me, for three days straight... Once, but never again
Friends sometimes ask me if I like to join them to Graspop or Lowlands, but no thanks I'm good
Four days and more than 150 bands.
Not to many of them are any good even if you like the music style. (As it is for every music festival)
Having 150 bands of high quality would be a bit more expensive as it usually is
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
Help me to understand what I'm saying, and I'll explain it better to you
Rating helpful answers is nice, but saying thanks can be even nicer.
There's enough good to keep you busy. Every festival has many stages, it would be insane if they all had large, expensive bands that everyone wants to see. And finding a new band is a joy of a festival
I've realized something about multi-day music festivals... usually the only bands you're interested in play either last or second to last on any given day. The exception to this are good up and coming bands who get stuck playing right away in the morning. Leaving and returning later on is a headache when you realize that they are usually held an hour+ from anything else.
It's almost like they plan it that way so you have to spend extra money on their overpriced food and beverages.
I'm trying to give them the benefit of the doubt that it is a combination of factors beyond their control. Things like available locations and not sufficiently taking their customer's needs into account as opposed to being an outright cash grab.
In case you were wondering... no, I couldn't type that with a straight face.