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Some music festivals are allowing overdose reversal drugs

Jun 29, 2022
Often nonprofits and volunteers are left to do the work of providing naloxone kits to attendees.
At Bonnaroo, a music festival in Tennessee, nonprofits and volunteers distribute free overdose medication and drug test kits.
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Summer music festivals start comeback tour, with some pandemic tweaks

Jul 8, 2021
After most events were canceled in 2020, there are still questions about how comfortable concertgoers may be with crowds.
Bands and festival organizers are bringing back live music audiences this summer, said industry consultant Karen Allen.
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Music festivals win big for fans, organizers, sponsors

Jun 2, 2016
With 800+ festivals per year, their popularity is growing — as are profits.
Festival-goers at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.
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