Here's How Not to Act at Coachella
The crowds at Coachella this year have been by and large well-behaved. Still, between the heat and the beer, there's a tendency for crowds to get reckless, and we've seen a slew of downright disrespectful behaviors this year. Here are five of the worst -- as well as some tips on how to avoid being "that guy" next time around.
Don't get us wrong, we have no problem with taking a quick snooze after a few hours in the sun, but be mindful of where you do it. Time and again we find ourselves navigating an obstacle course of napping bodies en route to one of the stages. Those sprawling nappers are often taking up prime viewing spots for folks actually interested in watching the show.
The solution: Coachella should designate some designated restings spots, away from the stages and food courts. Until then, folks should stay out of foot traffic routes (like the back left of the outdoor theater) and anywhere between the sound booth and the stage. If you must rest, do it at the far back of the main stage field.
See also: Coachella 2013: Don't You Have A Bed?
We're all for being stylish, but keep your sartorial statement pieces below the neck. The folks wearing piled-up day-glo wigs in the Sahara tent? You're blocking someone's view. When it comes to the Native American headdresses, you're being racist.
The solution: If you can only buy it from a costume store, don't wear it.