I’ll always remember the day the first Bonnaroo was announced. It was not quite a year after I started going to festivals, and at the time a big festival was 10,000 people. I had spent the summer prior documenting festival culture as a photographer, and of the 15 festivals I attended in 2001, almost all … Read More
Some of you may be aware that MOST music festivals are full-on obstacle courses. Now consider what that would feel like for someone who loves music, camping, and dancing…..but has extra physical challenges. This blog post is going to give you a new perspective on life at music festivals from the ADA standpoint. Hands-down, no … Read More
Being in prime form is optimal for maximizing your festival experience. The reality of festival survival is quite different from the typical attendee’s daily routine. The conditions can be much more rustic and challenging and it takes some skill and preparedness to make the best of the experience. We are here to help you not only survive, but thoroughly enjoy your summer escapades. In a world now waking up to the concept of “glamping”, Little Hippie thinks we can clock in somewhere in the middle: thriving.
Little Hippie will be making our way to Gathering of the Vibes July 30-August 2 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It’s our annual hometown show. Be sure to come by the booth and say hi! We’ve made many great memories in our 10 years of attending this festival. Check out the Little Hippie Gathering of the Vibes Photo … Read More
In the summer of 2001, when I was wide eyed and ready to see the world, I set out on a mission to photograph music festival culture.
The previous fall I had been in Los Angeles working for a photographer where I met the people who would soon introduce me to the jamband world. That winter back at home in New York City, I went to shows at the Wetlands (RIP) every weekend, meeting lots of people and learning everything I could about festivals.
Now that we’re finally getting over the Bonna-flu, contracted annually at Bonnaroo, we’re looking forward to a full season of festivals to enjoy. When we polled you for your favorite festivals earlier this season in advance of our collaboration with RELIX on their festival guide, a huge chunk of you recommended the bluegrass festival ROMP, … Read More
Little Hippie worked with RELIX Magazine this Spring leading up to their current and most important issue all year, the Festival Guide. I had the pleasure of working with Mike Greenhaus and Olivia Millman and the amazing team at RELIX to design the festival activity icons throughout the guide. Pick up the magazine this month and you’ll … Read More
When I was 23 years old I started my own business as an artist. You’re looking at it right here at LittleHippie.com. My business grew out of a love for live music and a desire to create. Little Hippie was born within a music festival scene that was just then starting to emerge, where I was … Read More
We’re collaborating with Relix Magazine this spring on their annual festival guide to provide them with a directory of family friendly festivals, and we’d love your input! Whether you’re a long time festival attendee or planning to take your family to a festival for the first time this year, please let us know what festivals you recommend … Read More