15 Things to Pack for Your Music Festival Fun

Today marks the launch of this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival, and as we all know, any successful music festival experience has two vital hallmarks: great bands and good friends. But might we make a few more suggestions? Cameras, hammocks, and coolers are summer music fest essentials — and perfect for sharing with your buds. Make sure Red Bull Multipacks are also on the list, so your whole crew lasts through the final encore.

Chandelier Mandala Parasol from Etsy

No matter how hot you think it’s going to be, it’s always so much hotter. Just be willing to share the shade with your buds.