No matter how old you grow, concerts never go out of style, regardless of the number of times you have actually seen the band. Music fanatic or not, we all deserve to see our favorite artist or band perform live at least once in a lifetime. Attending a concert with your family or friends cannot be compared to listening to music on your radio or phone, the feeling is simply breathtaking. Live music boosts your body energy levels, improves your mood and changes your outlook on life. According to John A. Logan, music is definitely food for the soul and medicine of the mind.
Why attend concerts
1. Going to concerts improves your health
A live musical performance reduces stress levels, enhances your mood and energy levels are invigorated. According to psychologists, blood pressure, heart rate and the respiratory rate actually decrease. It also increases your pain threshold; your brain releases neurotransmitters and endorphins due to excitement that relieves pain. From walking to the concert venue, jumping up and down when your favorite song is being played to dancing, your body actually gets to exercise. You could get into shape without realizing it.
2. The memories
Concert experiences are simply unforgettable, from the adrenaline rush when the act is appearing on the stage to overwhelming screams and intense love. The flashlights and the waves create a beautiful atmosphere that leaves one in awe. Despite the fact that the night will be a blur, you will not forget the little things that made the night amazing. You could also get to meet your favorite celebrity and take pictures during the meet and greet after the show.
Great friendships and connections can be built with the people seated next to you. A concert is the only place you can go alone and not feel alone. You meet awesome people with common interests with you, start a conversation and create a bond.
4. New music
The main benefit of attending a concert is that you get to hear new sounds with a variety of instruments playing producing a range of music styles and textures. If you are passionate about music and would like to make it your career, then you should attend more concerts. There is power in observation, according to most musicians; those that inspired them to join the music industry from a young age are other musicians. Exposing aspiring artists in concerts increases musical intelligence.
5. Fun and escaping reality
When you attend a concert, make sure you do not spend your entire time recording on your Smartphone. Take time to actually get absorbed in the show, enjoy, dance, scream and forget all your worries. Go with the flow and you will leave the venue feeling rejuvenated.
In conclusion, attending a live show should definitely be on your bucket list. Nothing can be compared to the breath taking feeling of hearing your favorite artist recite the lyrics to your favorite songs word for word alongside people who share the same passion for great music as you.