The music industry is changing. New technologies are challenging traditional methods of sharing and distribution of music and that means live performances, concerts and music festivals are more important than ever. It becomes increasingly difficult to earn money through recordings: groups thus depend largely on tour for a living. Appointment service to your favorite local and international musicians by organizing your own music festival, allowing fans to get closer to the music and in turn help those who have created for them.
Get organized in advance: You do not get a music festival in one weekend. You need to allow enough time for yourself and the groups can prepare yourself. Make sure you take at least four months in advance, so you can prepare your festival.
The choice of date: It is essential to choose a suitable date, which will not coincide with other events or other local festivals. Also consider the school calendar and academic and avoid choosing test dates or holidays, when many people are traveling.
Building a Team: It is extremely unlikely that you managed to organize a music festival alone, so you should select a team to help you. Whether you need to draw upon your friends or you get to recruit volunteers from related occupations, make sure to surround yourself with several people and that they know precisely their tasks and the role they will play.
Hiring groups: In order to convince the type of groups you want to attract, you probably need to show them your efforts in organizing and preparation. Be prepared to explain to them all your projects, including how you plan to advertise the event or an idea of the realistic number of spectators expected.
Permissions: Depending on where you want to organize the event, you may need to obtain authorizations in relation to noise or to a large number of people gathered in one place.
Insurance: You must purchase insurance to cover any damage or any unexpected problems. You must also provide emergency solutions when bad news (as do, for example, if your group featured can occur due to a transportation problem).
Amenities: It is also essential to pay careful attention to the comfort of your viewers. They will need food, toilets and perhaps a parking lot. You will need to provide all this if possible or at least be able to show them alternatives.
Power Source: If you organize your festival outdoors or in a place unsuitable for such energy, consider renting a generator to provide enough electricity to groups run wild through the night.