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25 Apps for Music Festivals

From Hydration Reminder Apps to Tent-Locating Networks

— April 10, 2015 — Tech
While there are a variety of festival-specific apps that provide essential information throughout an event, there are also countless apps for music festivals that aren't necessarily branded as such.

From tent-locating apps that allow users to map the whereabouts of their tent to streamline the dark walk back through the campgrounds to an app that tracks water consumption and reminders users to stay hydrated, there are plenty of helpful smartphone applications to enhance the festival experience.

Additionally, festivalgoers will want to keep track of their friends, which is where location-sharing apps and social networking apps that connect users based on proximity, there are plenty of ways your smartphone can make navigating the crowds a breeze.

It's also probably a good idea to go prepared with a reliable weather app, an app to remind you to reapply sunscreen and of course, an app to track battery usage to ensure your smartphone doesn't die before the first set is finished.
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Climatic Comparison Apps
Climatic Comparison Apps
Climendo Compares Multiple Sources to Make an Accurate Weather Forecast
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Water-Moderating Apps
Water-Moderating Apps
The WaterIn App Provides Gentle Reminders to Stay Hydrated
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23
Water Logging Apps
Water Logging Apps
The Waterlogged App Gives You Hydration Reminders and Tracks Water Intake
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Location-Sharing Apps
Location-Sharing Apps
Glympse Tells Friends and Family Where Users are in Real Time
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Water Tracking Apps
Water Tracking Apps
The Water Tracker App Helps You Track Your Water Intake
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20
Versatile Roadtrip Apps
Versatile Roadtrip Apps
Roadtrippers is a Handy Summer Travel App That Helps Plan Roadtrips
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Exclusive Campus Networks
Exclusive Campus Networks
The College-Only Speakiesy App Can Be Used at SXSW 2015
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Gamified Festival Apps
Gamified Festival Apps
The Primavera Sound App Announces Its Music Festival Lineup Through Play
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17
Localized Festival Apps
Localized Festival Apps
The SXSW GO App Lets Attendees Personalize Their Experience with Beacons
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Wayfinding Phone Apps
Wayfinding Phone Apps
This Linear Navigation App Follows Lines on the Floor to Guide the Blind
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Festival Navigation Apps
Festival Navigation Apps
The BC Tent Finder App Helps Festivalgoers Make It Back to Their Camp
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Groovy Music Festival Apps
Groovy Music Festival Apps
The Lollapalooza Mobile App Keeps You Connected to All the Festivities
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Drink-Counting Apps
Drink-Counting Apps
The change4life Drinks Tracker App Helps Users Track When They Overdo It
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12
Local Socialization Apps
Local Socialization Apps
In Partnership with Austin Blogs, Qork is the Ultimate SXSW Guide
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Social Check-In Apps (UPDATE)
Social Check-In Apps (UPDATE)
Foursquare's Swarm App is More About Social Buzz
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10
Map Messenger Apps
Map Messenger Apps
Jink is a Location-Sharing App that Combines Messaging with Geotagging
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Hydration Reminder Apps
Hydration Reminder Apps
The iHydrate App Intuitively Helps You Achieve Your Hydration Goals
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Customizable Festival Apps
Customizable Festival Apps
Golive is a DIY App for the Music Festival Market
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GPS Music Festival Apps
GPS Music Festival Apps
Fezzee is a One-Time Stop for the Active Music Festival-Goer
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6
Location-Based Messaging Apps
Location-Based Messaging Apps
FlashChat Lets Users Communicate Anonymously at SXSW 2015
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5
Music Event Apps
Music Event Apps
The Osheaga Festival Teases Its Lineup in a Mobile Game
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4
Permanent Stalker Software
Permanent Stalker Software
Apple's New 'Find My Friends' is a Scary, Yet Practical GPS-Based App
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3
Music Festival Apps
Music Festival Apps
The Exclusive 2010 Ibiza Rocks BlackBerry App
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2
Sunscreen Reminder Bracelets
Sunscreen Reminder Bracelets
This Skincare Device Tracks Your Exposure to the Sun
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Travel Companion Apps
Travel Companion Apps
The Wander App Helps You Find a Travel Buddy for Shared Adventures
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