Coachella, McDowell Mountain Music Festival, Way Out West, or Country Thunder; What You Better Pack This Weekend

Jena Ardell
It's going to be one crazy-ass weekend for music fans in the Valley and beyond. Your choices are many: You can head East to Florence for rustic western sounds at Country Thunder, to the grassy turfed parking lot of McDowell Mountain Music Festival's for Compound Grill's flower-powered jam scene, down south to Tucson's Way Out West Festival for punk rock glory, or out West to Indio, California for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Where ever you are headed, you'll need to take precautions. Our friends over at West Coast Sound published a great list of must-pack gear, and we thought we'd share it with you Up on the Sunners. Be careful out there...

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By Jena Ardell

There's nothing worse than a gnarly flip flop injury or a third-degree sunburn across your chest to ruin your Coachella experience. To help prevent such desert mishaps the folks at StubHub sent around a list of must-pack items to ensure everyone has more comfortable weekends. Unfortunately, the list was kind of dry so we spiced it up with some fun illustrations.

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