Coachella and Lollapalooza Ban Selfie Sticks

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Coachella and Lollapalooza Ban Selfie Sticks

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Following in the recent ’s footsteps, and have officially banned selfie sticks.

The upcoming are taking a stand against the suddenly ubiquitous selfie apparatuses by listing them as prohibited items on their respective websites.

Under allowed and prohibited items, Lollapalooza’s website indicates that cameras are allowed, but “only non-professional photo and cameras . . . and must be without equipment attachments such as selfie sticks, tripods and monopods.” The point is emphasized again under prohibited items, where “photo attachments like sticks, selfie sticks & monopods” are listed.

describes their ban more succinctly, banning “Selfie Sticks / Narcissists.”

It’s a welcome stance given how disruptive selfie sticks can be (not to mention the risk of getting wanged in the head my one). But while we applaud ’s ban on narcissists, we’re not sure how they’ll screen for that one. If only …

begins April 10, and begins July 31.

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