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

on June 18, 2015, 10:00am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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