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COLLiDE Under the Stars brings live music to the great outdoors (for free!)

Brittany Martin

If there are two things we love around here, it's a good camping trip and a fun summer concert. Thanks to COLLiDE Under the Stars, we’re getting the chance to combine the two.

Next month, the folks behind the annual Culture Collide music festival are setting up a camping excursion that sounds pretty amazing. They’ve booked out a campground in the Santa Barbara County wilderness, and all attendees need to do is show up. Upon arrival, tents will be provided and 24 continuous hours of food and drink will be on offer. To keep you busy through your mini-camp experience, there will be photography and yoga classes, games, bonfires and other activities.

Once the sun goes down, campers can gather for what sets this outing apart from the average wilderness trek: Steady Holiday and the Honey Power DJs will headline a live concert just for the group.

Oh, and all of this is free.

Interested in getting in on the trip? There are a couple of steps: You’ll go to the COLLiDE Under the Stars website and fill out an RSVP form that includes some questions a little more creative than just the typical name and email. You’ll want to impress the organizers with your thoughtful responses to questions including what the outdoors means to you and what song you would contribute to the campfire playlist. Once all the responses are in, just 200 lucky folks will get invitations to make the trip.

Watch a video below of how this all went down in New York recently and get excited to submit that RSVP.

COLLiDE Under the Stars takes place September 17 and 18 at a campground near Santa Barbara, CA. Tickets are free, but require RSVP.

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