Summer Safety: 4 Tips For Staying Safe At Concerts This Season
May 15, 2017
Emma Sturgis in Advice, Live Music, safety, summer concerts, summer safety

One of the most enjoyable summer activities is going to see your favorite band live. With concert attendance at an all-time high, you need to make sure that you are taking all of the necessary steps to stay safe during your concert experience. Here are four tips that will keep you safe at concerts this season.

 

Make Sure You Stay Hydrated

Drinking enough water is something that you don’t think about when you are in the middle of rocking out to your favorite song. However, it is very important that you are drinking enough water in order to stay hydrated throughout the concert. If you fail to stay hydrated, you could get in some serious health trouble when you are stricken with heat exhaustion during a long music festival. Even before you feel like you are thirsty, make sure you are drinking plenty of water to ensure that you will not fall victim to dehydration.

 

Only Drink Alcohol In Moderation

While it can be fun to have a beer or two while watching one of your favorite bands, it is important to make sure you are only drinking in moderation. This will help you to avoid making poor decisions during and after the concert. Never drive drunk! Even if you have to leave your car overnight, make sure you hire an Uber, a taxi, or take public transportation. If you do ever find yourself behind the wheel while intoxicated, you may have to face the legal ramifications of this choice. This will result in you having to seek legal professionals, like Thomas A Corletta, pay steep fines, and possibly serve jail time. Do the right thing and restrain from driving if you have had any alcohol to drink the evening of your concert.

 

Always Protect Your Hearing

When you have been waiting to see your favorite bands for months or maybe even years, it can be very tempting to watch the concert from the very first row. Protecting your hearing is imperative when you are this close to the main speaker system. Invest in some earplugs before you attend your favorite concert to avoid damaging your hearing.

 

Keep Your Money Hidden

Pick-pocketing is a serious problem for many concert goers. It is important that you have a safe way of storing your money and other personal belongings when at a concert. There are many money concealers for travelers that would be a perfect way to protect your money while you are rocking out at your favorite concert.

 

Concerts can be some of the most entertaining parts of the summer. It’s a time to rock out to your favorite bands and enjoy time with friends. Make sure that you use the above safety tips to ensure that you are being conscious of your health and safety as well.

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