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The safety dance: Danger at music festivals

A concert attendee is carted off by emergency responders after being injured at a rock concert called the Tibetan Freedom Concert. Photo courtesy of Gabriel B. Tait.

Kirsten Onsgard

June 2, 2014

Last fall at Electric Zoo, an electronic dance music (EDM) festival in New York, two young adults died and four were hospitalized, prompting organizers to cancel the final day of the festival. In 2011, Bonnaroo reported its tenth death since its inception, prompting the Huffington Post to note “the...

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