While we can’t prove you may lose 9 years of hearing as a result of this, I think it’s a fair trade for longevity.
Patrick Fagan, Expert in Behavioural Science and Associate Lecturer at Goldsmith’s University, says “Our research showcases the profound impact gigs have on feelings of health, happiness and wellbeing – with fortnightly or regular attendance being the key. Combining all of our findings with O2’s research, we arrive at a prescription of a gig a fortnight which could pave the way for almost a decade more years of life.”
Mind you, simply listening to music at home can also boost happiness — but the shared experience with others is where you’ll see the biggest boost in well-being.
The real question — I’ve got friends who just say Justin Timberlake live, & are watching P!NK tonight in concert — will 2 concerts per week make you immortal???
*Photo source: Netflix