Music Festival Round Up: 2014's Top 5 Most Unique Festivals Across the USA
The record-breaking amount of music festivals taking place over the next few months has extended our options far beyond common festivals such as Coachella, EDC, or Bonarroo. Now you can find a unique, eclectic (and sometimes a little wacky) festival that is sure to spark your interest!
Here is a round-up of the top 5 one-of-a-kind summer & fall festivals:
Just because summer will be over, doesn't mean festival season will be over. Take a trip to Forever Never Land's music & fun festival in San Luis Obispo, CA on Sept 13-14th. It has performers such as Sublime With Rome and Everclear, along with 4 interactive lands that feature a 200-ft water slide, laser tag, zip line, food, and cocktails!
Looking for something a bit more relaxing? Check out Wanderlust Festival (in multiples US cities from May-September). Designed for the avid yogi looking to become one with the mind, body, and soul. It features some of the world's leading yoga teachers, top musical acts, renowned speakers, exquisite chefs, and thrilling performers, weaving together an experience that surprises and delights!
If you want to escape the heat, try the Underwater Music Festival on Aug 9th is a free open to the public event bringing live music via tug & barge to thousands of music loving boaters on Puget Sound near Gig Harbor, WA. All donations and proceeds will go toward The Melodic Caring Project - an organization streaming live concerts for hospitalized children.
Want something wacky and exclusive to the town? Enjoy the washboard being used as a musical instrument in Logan, Ohio at the Washboard Music Festival! This family-friendly music fest takes place on June 12th-14th including tons of local vendors, bands, kid activities, and a car show. Logan is the home of the Columbus Washboard Company, the only remaining washboard manufacturing company in the U.S.
If interested in the nerd scene, visit the Orlando Nerd Festival in Orlando, FL Aug 7th-11th! From a series of video games activities, to an extensive line up of over 60+ performers, this festival creates the ultimate nerd party!