But head out to the garage and start digging because the people who brought you the Coyote Festival earlier this summer have made it their mission to extend summer at least one more weekend for the Outback Music Festival. Held in the same Summer Lake (near Paisley, Ore.) location of the Coyote Fest, this event is slated to kick off on Friday and run until Sunday. Organizers say the ticket fee covers your camping as well as access to the hot springs located on site - not a bad deal at all, especially when it means an extra week of summer (or at least summer mentality).
Promoters promise sounds for you to get down to running non-stop from 1pm on Saturday until, as previously stated, the sun comes up the following morning. Those who made it down to the Coyote Fest may remember the crazy ass winds that tore through the site, so come prepared. This might sound like a bummer, but for the Burning Man lot, adverse weather conditions are just part of the fun.
Outback Music Festival
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5. Summer Lake Hot Springs (Paisley, Ore.) $65 (3-day pass, including camping). Tickets at Cosmic Depot and Music Makers. Myspace.com/outbackmusicfestival.