The music is pumping, the lights are flashing and crowds of people sway to their favorite tunes. It’s a concert! But what should you do to stay safe? If you don’t have safety in mind from the start, it can be easy for situations or accidents to happen. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips and tricks that will help keep you safe at concerts so you can enjoy your experience without any worries.
Always arrive early to shows so you have time before the show starts. If you are able, try and get a seat near the front of the stage where it is easier for security guards or event staff to keep an eye on you in case something happens. Also bring your phone with you because if there are any issues that arise during or after the concert, the event staff or security guard can call for help if they need it.
If you are sitting in the middle of a mosh pit, make sure to sit on your feet and keep calm while people bump into you from different angles. Just remember that other people around you want to enjoy the concert too! The best thing is just to try and enjoy the music and not worry about what is happening around you.
If you are drinking alcohol at a concert, be aware of your surroundings and make sure that you drink responsibly. This means knowing when to stop drinking and also how much you are consuming. It’s important to remember that just because there is alcohol available at a concert, it does not give you the consent to do anything that would be considered illegal or harmful.
If someone around you is getting out of control, try and move away from them as soon as possible so they cannot hurt anyone else as well as themselves. If it becomes a disturbing scene for those surrounding the person who has been acting recklessly, alerting security staff could be a good idea as well.
If you are thinking about going to a concert soon, make sure that your first stop is the nearest bathroom! Going to concerts can be very exciting and sometimes people do not think straight when they have been drinking alcohol or those who go on medication may need to use the restroom more frequently than others. It’s better to be safe and go when you have the chance rather than waiting until the last minute.
Following these simple tips can help make your concert experience a lot safer and more enjoyable! Be sure to use them on your next night out at a show. And, as always, stay safe and have fun!
Kyle Walker is a music lover and a concert coordinator. He has been living in Austin for ten years now.