Mon 30 Mar 2015
Portable selfie sticks may be catching on faster than Instagram addiction, but a few major U.S. festivals are banning the devices. The NME reports Coachella and Lollapalooza have already announced that the photo sticks won’t be allowed at their events.
Several festivals in the U.K. have participated in the ban in 2014. “Selfies are a big part of the gig experience,” a spokesperson for London’s Wembley SSE Arena told music-news website NME. “The sticks might mean you are refused entry to the venue so our advice is don’t bring them and stick with the tried and tested use of an arm.”
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