Summer festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza are billed as critical cultural events wrapped up in the greatest party on the planet. But with soaring ticket prices, searing heat, tired line-ups, and defective port-o-potties, are they really such fun? Today, Annie Holub
, contributor for Pop Matters
, and Mark Guarino
, music writer for the Chicago Tribune
, debate whether multi-day festivals are holy or hype.Our blog
: John Schaefer on music festivals.