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    10 bands on the time they met their musical idol

    tales from backstage

    by Ben Barna April 27, 2015

    photo by photo by harper smith

    When you're in a band, one of the coolest things about playing a festival is mingling in the artists' area with other musicans you admire. Especially for lesser-known acts, the chance to rub shoulders with their musical heroes can count as a major perk in a job that's otherwise a non-stop touring grind.

    To gain some insight into what these moments are like, we asked ten up-and-coming acts to tell us about their close encounters with their favorite artists. 

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