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You've heard of CouchSurfing and have probably seen the ride sharing section on Craigslist, but there's a handy dandy new app called goCarShare that launched just this month. The app is exclusively for travelers who need a ride to a music festival (only in the UK for now). Although Craigslist and the inforoo message boards get bloated every May with ride offers, once someone makes a US-targeted app, it may be the best thing since sliced gluten-free bread.

 
 
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If you can't wait to ride the 80' Ferris wheel that crowns Bonnaroo each year, check out the Big Spring Jam in Huntsville, Alabama. The fest is less than a month away and will rock the deep south on September 23rd and 24th. Incubus, Earth, Wind & Fire, Josh Turner and Alan Jackson will perform--among many others! These music festival tickets are wallet-friendly at only $30 if you want to go for just a day. Ferris wheel rides are $5--which is apparently how much a cup of coffee costs at Bonnaroo according to Arianna Skibell's recent article in The Emory Wheel.

 
 
A New Jersey bloggger and Rooer, Ellie Delancey, has posted a delightful twist on the Ben & Jerry's Bonnaroo Buzz flavor...with cupcakes! However trendy cupcakes have become the past few years, from Sex & the City's Magnolia Bakery plug (video above) to Brooklyn's Butch Bakery cupcakes for men, these Bonnaroo Cupcakes mix the malt and whiskey signature base with chocolate. She's got step-by-step and photo-by-photo instructions on how to create the jammin' cakes in your home. These just might be perfect road trip desserts for Bonnaroo 2012! :)
 
 

Music festival community and adventure are paralleled by blogger Sara Melvin's latest post. Check out the montage of Woodstock and Bonnaroo photos. The cross-generational parallels are quite amusing!