Pegheadoldtimebanjo.com

“Ability to play the banjo soon places one in a social position to pick and choose from scores of social invitations. Everywhere, the banjoist is assured of a hearty welcome..."

 from THE BANJO, a 1927 pamphlet published by Gibson, Inc.

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Old Time Music Festival Survival List
Type of Item Item Who Brings?
HOME AWAY FROM HOME Large Canopy & stakes  
Large Table  
Fold-up-able armless jam chairs 
Small fold-up-able "coffee" tables
Two-Burner Stove & propane canisters  
Rubber shop mats
Coolers/Ice
TOOLBOX Mallet for tent stakes  
Hammer, Screw Driver & Pliers
Swiss Army Knife  
Duct Tape  
Extra cord, heavy string, etc.
   
SLEEPY TIME Tent & ground cloths  
Sleeping bag  
Extra sheets
Pillow  
Air Mattress/Pad/something like that  
Cot (you'll be glad you did!)
   
LET THERE BE LIGHT Flashlights  
Lanterns  
Batteries
Solar Lights  
     
 DRY-GOODS Cookware: skillet, pot, spatula, mixing spoons, etc.  
Corkscrew
Pot Holders  
Dish Pan, Dish Towels, Detergent  
  Coffee making device, filters, coffee, cream or cream-type substance, coffee mugs  
Garbage Bags,  
  Paper Products, etc. ~ Paper Plates, Paper Cups, Paper Bowls,  Flat Ware, Paper Towels, Toilet Paper,  
Matches  
FOOD (some possibilities for a weekend festival) Friday Lunch:  Stop on way
Friday Dinner: Sandwich Stuff, Bread, cold cuts, cheeses, chips, lettuce, etc.
Saturday Breakfast: Cheese, Herb & Mushroom Omelets, Veggie Sausage, Bread, Juice, Butter, etc.
Saturday Lunch: Sandwich Stuff, Bread, cold cuts, cheeses, chips, lettuce, etc.
Saturday Dinner: Homemade chile & fixins’ or those little heat-up pouches of Indian food with  couscous and plain yogurt mixed with mint and chopped cucumbers
Sunday Breakfasts: Leftovers, cereal, etc.
 
Carrot and Celery sticks  
Fruit
Goodies/munchies/Chocolate/Chips  
Beverages of choice  
Lots of water  
Hot Chocolate in case it gets cold at night  
Mints/Gum
MEDICINE CABINET Sun Block  
Bug Stuff  
Aspirin/Ibuprofen  
Antihistamines
Band-Aids  
Toiletries
Lots of "Wet Ones"   
Chapstick
Disinfectant
   
WARDROBE Hat
Rain gear  
Warm Jacket & mittens, in case it gets cold at night ~ brrr  
Clothing  
  Extra socks and shoes  
  Sunglasses  
MUSIC ROOM Banjo (or instrument of choice)  
Extra strings  
Capo  
Tuner  
Recorder  
Batteries for tuner and recorder  
   
MISC Camera & film (or digital equivalent)  
Towel  
Washcloth  
Cell phone (probably won't work!?!?!?)