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The 30 Types of People You Will Definitely See at Every Music Festival

Love 'em, hate 'em, they're all around us

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    Feature image via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    Sometimes the most interesting people at a music festival are not the people on stage. Case in point: These 30 festival regulars who make observing humanity almost as entertaining as the headlining act. Maybe it’s time they get their own stage.

    The Guy That Falls Asleep Everywhere

    the guy that falls asleep everywhere

    Photo via Flickr/Jorge Alvarez

    Another term for it? Passing out.

    The Selfie Obsessive

    the selfie obsessive

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    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    One way or another, he’s getting in your photo.

    The Really Excited Fan

    the REALLY excited fan

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

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    Because we would have never known had the tongue not been out.

    Meditation Dude

    meditation dude

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    Because what could be more Zen than stomping through a field with 60,000 other people?

    The Jenga Master

    the jenga master

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    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    For some, Jenga is more than a game. It’s a way of life.

    The Older Couple

    the older couple

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

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    Hey, they’re still out there. PROPS.

    The Guy That Tries to Make Friends With the Artists

    the guy that tries to make friends with artists

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    Excuse me sir, do I know you?

    The Fun Police

    the fun police

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    Photo via Flickr/Mark C Austin

    Literally.

    This Guy

    this guy

    Photo via Flickr/Mark C Austin

    Get out much?

    The Neon Couple

    the neon couple

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

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    You will see neon. Even if you do not want to see neon.

    The Solo Dancer

    the solo dancer

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    She’s dancing like no one’s watching. Because no one is.

    Sunburned Shirtless Dudes with Back Tattoos

    sunburned shirtless dudes with back tattoos

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    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    Approach with caution. Beware the back sweat.

    The Ultimate Souvenir Getter

    the ultimate souvenier getter

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

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    Pro tip: Bring your own Sharpie.

    The Fence Jumpers
    the fence jumpers

    Photo via Flickr/Jess Sloss

    Also a thing: bathroom fence jumpers.

    People Dancing In Hay

    people dancing in hay

    Photo via Flickr/Jorge Alvarez

    When mud is not available.

    The Do As Little As Possible

    the do as little as possible people

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    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

    For some, going to a festival is nothing more than sitting in a chair and pretending the entire thing is some sort of weird reality TV show.

    The Taco Guy

    the taco guy

    Photo via Flickr/Andy Holmes

    Or the green man, whoever you spot first.

    The Dude Who’s Way Too Proud of His VIP Pass

    the dude whos way too proud of vip pass

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    Photo via Flickr/Eva Rinaldi

    Because tickets are for tools.

    Babies

    babies The 30 Types of People You Will Definitely See at Every Music Festival

    Photo via Flickr/Mark C Austin

    Also, babies on stage.

    The Not So Successful Crowdsurfers

    the not so successful crowdsurfers

    Photo via Flickr/Mark C Austin

    Also known as the people in the infirmary.

    The Confused Guy

    the confused guy

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    Photo via Flickr/Eva Rinaldi

    He came for one headliner and has no idea who else is on the lineup.

    Bananas

    bananas The 30 Types of People You Will Definitely See at Every Music Festival

    Photo via Flickr/Mark C Austin

    Apparently, this is some sort of a festival prerequisite.

    People Who Watch the Entire Show Through Their Phones

    people who watch show through phone

    Photo via Flickr/Rob Loud at Pemberton Music Festival

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    Do you know there is a festival going on?

    These People

    these people

    Photo via Flickr/Danny Sotzny

    Well okay then.

    People Who Should Be Wearing More Clothes

    people who should wear more clothes

    Photo via Flickr/Raminsky

    If for no other reason than to provide somewhere else to hide their drugs.

    Mud People

    mud people

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    Photo via Flickr/Christian Haugen

    Observe them in their native habitat.

    Hula Hoopers

    hula hoopers

    Photo via Flickr/Corey Pudhorodsky

    They do not see you. For they are one with the hoop.

    Bros

    bros The 30 Types of People You Will Definitely See at Every Music Festival

    Photo via Flickr/Eva Rinaldi

    Specifically, shirtless bros.

    Mooners

    mooners The 30 Types of People You Will Definitely See at Every Music Festival

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    Photo via Flickr/Eva Rinaldi

    No one should have to witness this.

    People Getting Carted Off by Security

    people being carted off by security

    Photo via Flickr/Eva Rinaldi

    And you were just about to get her number…

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