One in 3 has sex at music festivals

May 23, 2018 by norman lebrecht


Only 20 percent, mysteriously, in a camper van.

About 15 percent in a crowd.

No mention of the shrubbery at Glyndebourne, which used to be notorious for frantic rustlings.

Read here.

Comments (10)

  1. Anon. says:

    Slow news day?

  2. Sharon says:

    A lot of boasting and fantasy, I suspect!

  3. boringfileclerk says:

    Thanks for reminding me that I’ve never had sex. 🙁

    1. Bruce says:

      ^ I was going to say oh surely you have, but then I read the article and noticed that they specified “with someone else.” Never mind :-\

  4. Player says:

    Hang on, all of the country house opera venues must be rife with what I think is termed “dogging”, no?

    Think of all those car parks, my dear!

  5. Sixtus says:

    I’m clearly not attending the right festivals.

  6. Ben says:

    I wish I am part of this happy statistics after near three decades of Tanglewood! 🙂

    1. Patricia says:

      Well, I only met one conductor – at several concerts in different citiies – to whom I was tempted to offer my room key. I never did – that’s just never my style. What an enormous risk – in many ways – that would have been. (Not that I wasn’t interested in the fellow – but really. How tacky. )

  7. Barry Guerrero says:

    I think the real question is, what can be done to get that statistic up to 80 or 90 percent (?).

  8. Barry Guerrero says:

    This could give a whole new meaning to “#metoo”

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