Attending a music festival this summer? Here's 5 things you'll want to pack.

Be prepared!

Music festival season is upon us.
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1. Here Active Listening ($199)

These earbuds function like an equalizer for your hearing. A phone app allows you to filter out noise and enhance the music reaching you from the stage and speaker stacks. Pre-order them here.

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2. BirkSun Boost Solar Pack ($100)

This waterproof backpack has a built-in solar panel that can generate enough juice to give your phone a 10 percent charge for every 20 minutes in the sun. So no more waiting in line at a festival charging station. Buy it at BirkSun.

3. Big Agnes Rattlesnake SL2 mtnGLO Tent ($350)

This "versatile" three-season tent ($350) has LED lights integrated into an overhead seam, making a lantern unnecessary and your sleeping spot easier to find in a crowd of similar shelters. Buy it at Amazon.

4. Elizabeth & Clarke Unstainable Shirt ($35)

Festival fashion is one thing; this plain white tee is made for fans who want to pack light. Because the shirt's been specially treated, water- and oil-based liquids "roll right off." Pre-order it at Unstainable.

5. Grayl Ultralight ($60)

Don't bother with throwaway bottles, because, as Outside said, "even the sketchiest tap water" can be purified in just 15 seconds with Grayl's newest product. Buy it at Grayl.

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