Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Getting There Early

  1. #1
    Lurker sweet_brown's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Olympia, WA
    Posts
    42

    Default Getting There Early

    I didn't get to the festival early on any day last year. What are the lines like in the morning? What's the best time to get there if you want to see the early acts?

  2. #2
    Member clleadz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    San Francisco / London
    Posts
    446

    Default Re: Getting There Early

    negligible lines. as for the correct time, if an act is playing at, say, 12.30, I'd recommend arriving around, hmmm, 12.15
    7/30 - Arcade Fire - Shoreline
    8/1 - Xiu Xiu - Bottom of the Hill
    8/8-8/10 - Outside Lands - GGP
    8/12 - Antemasque + Le Butcherettes - GAMH
    8/15 - James Zabiela - Mighty
    8/24 - NIN + Soundgarden - Shoreline
    9/27 - Simian Mobile Disco - Mezzanine
    10/3-10/5 - Hardly Strictly Bluegrass - GGP
    10/4 - DJ Shadow + Cut Chemist - Mezzanine
    10/6 - Kasabian + Bo Ningen - Fox
    10/19-10/20 - Treasure Island Music Festival
    11/1 - Erasure - Fox
    4/17-4/19 - Coachella weekend 2

  3. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Around the way
    Posts
    189

    Default Re: Getting There Early

    11am when gates open. Anytime after 12 noon and you will be waiting for at least an hour, especially on the first day. Security at the gates can be real turds sometimes, making the whole process even ore intolerable. I would at least an hour before the first act you want to see. Just my 2 cents.

  4. #4
    Member ELIZA83TH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Los Angeles
    Posts
    1,126

    Default Re: Getting There Early

    Friday is always crowded early, because everyone is trying to get in (and no one quite has a hangover yet).
    Saturday & Sunday, the earlier the better.
    Quote Originally Posted by alpha_q_up View Post
    a cunt punt is always the best solution to cure someone of their bitchassness
    Quote Originally Posted by algunz View Post
    Gay is the answer to everything.

  5. #5
    Member mikey1313666's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    SF/LA
    Posts
    2,205

    Default Re: Getting There Early

    I like arriving at around 12. The lines aren't usually more than about 15 minutes long at that point. Show up anytime past 2 or 3, you're going to be waiting a while. Especially on Friday.

    Some good advice for getting through security fast, before deciding which line to go to, walk all the way to the left so you can see security. There are some who take forever to get people through, while others will be nice and speedy. Don't neceserily be fooled by which line is longer or shorter.
    Last edited by mikey1313666; 03-23-2014 at 12:56 PM.
    MY NEW 2014 COACHELECTRO MIX! 58 of This Years Artists In Just 50 Minutes! FREE DOWNLOAD!
    https://soundcloud.com/taktik-3/the-...coachelectro-2

Similar Threads

  1. I'm way early for this but...
    By elbrycen in forum Carpools
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-21-2012, 12:24 PM
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-12-2012, 08:31 AM
  3. It's a bit early....
    By Mugwog in forum Rumors/Gossip/Wish List
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 12-14-2009, 12:52 PM
  4. Why did EDC end early?
    By terab in forum Line Up/Artists
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-21-2009, 03:38 PM
  5. Early Termination Fee's
    By CalmerThanYou in forum Misc. Lounge
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 01-13-2009, 02:29 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •