Grab your sunscreen, ear plugs and as many condoms as you can carry, because summer festival season is in full swing! Whether you’re a Bonnaroo guy or an Electric Daisy Carnival gal (or nonbinary Pitchfork Fest nerd), there is literally something for everyone who enjoys intimate outdoor shows with 10,000 of their closest friends. And so, for those who are about to rock, we salute you—with memories of mind-blowing concerts, shared by some of our favorite adult entertainers. Only the hits!
Charlotte Sartre: “My favorite concert experience of all time was seeing Rammstein in July 2019. I got to meet the band backstage, and during the show I was so close to the pyrotechnics, I could almost feel my eyebrows burning. I mean that in the best way possible.”
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Brooklyn Chase: “I love live music and have been to more shows over the years than I can count. I’ve seen small shows that blew my mind and huge arena shows that bored me. Two of the best shows I’ve seen couldn’t be more different: Taylor Swift (2018) and Rob Zombie (2022). Both had an indescribable energy; both were energetic and captivating performances that left it all out there. See them if you can!”