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Around the World in 80 Raves

A guide to the best parties and festivals on the planet

Written by Marcus Barnes

Published: 10/10/2013

Around the World in 80 Raves

  • Hardback
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  • 9781909313125
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  • Oct 2013
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  • 128 pages

About the author

Marcus Barnes is a music journalist, DJ, and festival obsessive. He has been around the world attending some of the world’s best festivals, interviewing the artists that play there and reviewing the parties for publications and websites including NME, the Sun, the Independent, Resident Advisor, iD, and the Daily Mail. The author is based in London, UK.

Festival culture is now an integral part of many people’s lives, from the teenagers of the world to the more discerning boutique festival goers. What started as small gatherings in the 1960s soon permeated into global culture, from parties held in the British countryside to raves in darkened warehouses in Berlin, and concerts held on cruise ships in the Caribbean, and continues to grow, with new parties starting every year. Festivals have become embedded in the lifestyle of many people around the world and this guide gives some insight into the many parties that have sprouted up from the US to Canada, Iceland, Japan, Australia, and everywhere in between. Offering a comprehensive look into the most famous raves on planet earth, this definitive guide includes the history of each festival, along with its location, music policy, and quotes from people who have played at them all wrapped in handy, bite-sized chunks of information. So join us as we go Around the World in 80 Raves...