Concerts and Their Benefits


Emily Viramontes

Harry Styles performing at his concert on November 19, 2021.

Loud live music, strobe lights, screaming, cheering, and dancing are all factors of a concert. Over the years, a lot of research has been conducted to show the benefits of concerts for one’s health and life.

Going to concerts reduces the amount of stress you embody. Listening to live music stimulates the brain and gets one’s mind off of all responsibilities. Attending concerts allows you to step out of the chaos in everyday life and enjoy something that is not experienced as often. In addition, tests have shown that concerts decrease blood pressure, and heart and respiratory rates.

Not only does it reduce stress, but concerts also lift one’s mood. Music makes people feel gleeful, especially live music. The anticipation that people get from buying the tickets for their favorite artists shows makes it all the more special. It is proven that after attending a concert, one’s sleep and energy levels improve. After it’s over, fans have a smile that is hard to get rid of.

People are in environments with other people that share the same interest. The people attending these concerts all have similar tastes in music and are supporting the musician(s) that they love deeply. They create connections from their similarities, which causes there to be so much positive energy throughout the concert.

According to Stellar Shows, having connections, and feeling it, is advantageous to one’s viewpoint on life. There is a sense of attainment and contentment due to these connections, even if you are not speaking to others at the concert.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, there has not been a lot of human interaction. So going to concerts now is important and beneficial since you are getting the human connection that is needed to live a great life.

To add, concerts are an amazing time to get exercise. For one to two hours, you are continuously dancing and jumping to the music. This is equivalent to two hours of a cardio workout. You are getting both live music and a workout!

There are so many benefits about concerts that you might have not even known. Concerts are something that everyone should experience at least once in their life!