BFD is just a few days away, so get your tickets and get ready to rock out with us at Shoreline on Sunday. To make sure you are all set for the festival, we’ve put together the answers to our most frequently asked BFD questions for ya. Read on to find out what you can and can’t bring, how to get to the show, how to score autographs and how to plan out your Big F’in Day!
Where & when is BFD?
BFD is this Sunday, June 5th at Shoreline in Mountain View, RAIN OR SHINE!
What happens if it rains?
The show will go on, rain or shine. Bring a poncho just in case!
Where can I find out who is playing at this year’s festival?
Head to the BFD page here for our 2011 lineup, festival info and more.
What time does the music start?
Festival doors open at 11am. Music starts at 11am in the Subsonic Tent, 11:30am on the Local Band Stage, 12noon on the Bud Light Festival Stage and 6pm on the Main Stage!
When does the show end?
The show will wrap up around 11pm.
What’s up with parking?
Shoreline provides lots of parking – just follow the signs as you approach the Shoreline to the amphitheater parking lots. There is a parking fee, so bring some cash! Get driving directions and parking info here.
What can I bring into Shoreline?
Items allowed at Shoreline include: disposable or digital point-n-shoot cameras, small bags or backpacks, ponchos or rain coats, seat cushions, snack or picnic food in one clear, plastic gallon size bag (one per person), and factory sealed bottled water (one per person). Note: These guidelines are subject to change. Inspections: Guests are subject to bag searches and various levels of screening subject to artist or management discretion. Photography: Point and shoot digital cameras are allowed when approved by the artist.
What NOT to bring: alcoholic beverages, cans, weapons, laser pointers, frisbees, umbrellas, professional and DSLR (removable lens) cameras, video and audio recording devices, laser pointers, sharp or dangerous items (weapons, knives, spiked items, chains, fireworks, and mace), lawn furniture (including lawn chairs), hard-sided coolers and picnic baskets. More Shoreline info can be found here:
Can I meet my favorite LIVE 105 DJs?
Yes! We’ll be broadcasting live at BFD in front of Lucky’s all day. Stop by to meet the LIVE 105 team and snag LIVE 105 gear at the LIVE 105 Action Team tent!
Can I get an autograph from my favorite bands?
Yep. The autograph booth will be located right next to our broadcast area by Lucky’s in the main pavilion area. Band autograph times will be listed there.
Are set times available?
You can get set times at the door to BFD or by downloading the FREE BFD app to your iPhone here.
I have a general admission/lawn ticket. What does that mean?
Your GA/lawn ticket gets you into BFD and give you access to all four stages at the festival. The Local Band Stage, Subsonic Tent, and Bud Light Festival stages are all standing-room-only so you can arrive early for your favorite bands and stake out a great place to watch their sets! GA tickets also give you access to the lawn area for the main stage bands so you can chill out and watch the show.
Where can I get something to eat / drink at the show?
Concession stands and carts are located throughout the festival site. You’ll need a wristband (available at the ID check stations near the entrance) to purchase alcohol, so bring your ID if you’re 21+. Bringing your own alcohol is not allowed.
Is there a preparty for BFD this year?
Yes! Club BFD is the official festival pre-party on Saturday, June 4th at Mezzanine. The show features Surfer Blood, Innerpartysystem, The Vaccines and DJ Aaron Axelsen. Click here for all the details + ticket info.
See you at BFD!