The Lindy Life's Guide to... Screamin' Festival

It's time to don your sunglasses, grab your favourite Lindy Bop dresses and pack your passport - yes, Screamin' Festival is back! Billed as a wild week of rock 'n' rhythm, the festival returns to the sandy beaches of Calella, Barcelona, for fun, frolics and of course, fashion! With our Lindy Bop insider knowledge, we give you the lowdown on what to see, where to go and most importantly, what to wear!

What to see?
Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Doo Wop, Western Swing... you name it! Screamin' Festival takes a variety of music from the 1950s to create a unique festival for all. No matter who you see, you're bound to have a swingin' time. Bands and musicians will play in different locations across Calella With so many famed international acts performing, deciding who to see could be quite the arduous task! Our top tip would be to see the acclaimed 50s singer/songwriter, Gaynel Hodge. Famed for 'Smoke Gets in Your Eyes' and 'Only You', this is your chance to catch a living legend! 

What to do?

 As any festival-goer already knows, there's more to a festival than music. Seek out a pool party in one of Calella's beach-lined hotels and spend the day relaxin' and boppin' pool side. When you're partied out, hire a bike from the local bike place for the freedom to zip between different venues. Why not check out the 'Happy Hula' party? Or take vocal lessons at the Doo Wop Workshop at Rock and Apples? At night, dress to impress and head for the dance hall.

What to wear?
When it comes to Screamin' Fest, think bright, colourful and bold! No rockabilly enthusiast should leave the country without packing a spot of tropical. Zsa Zsa and Saphy will keep you cool in the Spanish sun.

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When the sun goes down you're going to need your best dancing gear, so something with a full skirt is perfect. And for a music festival, what could be cuter that our music note print Christie?
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Don't forget to pack your dancing shoes! Not your stilettos, but shoes that will suit the beach terrain of Calella and enable you to dance the day and night away. Sensible is the new sexy! Packing a head scarf will keep your locks looking under wraps and leave you with more time to bop.

What are your top festival tips?

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