Humans and music go hand in hand.
It’s impossible to separate one from the other.
Just look around you! How many people do you see walking around with earphones in, driving with the stereo on, or tapping a rhythm somewhere? Music is an ever-present feature of our lives, which becomes richer in the process.
Indeed, rudimentary instruments have been found that are 43,000 years old! The compulsion to create and consume music is clearly nothing new.
Know someone who loves music more than anything else? Sooner or later you’ll be looking to find some gifts for music lovers to cover birthdays, Christmasses and any other special occasions.
Luckily, we’ve got you covered.
Read on to discover 8 awesome gift ideas for lovers of music.
1. Concert Tickets
Let’s start with the ultimate gift for true music lovers:
Tickets to see their favorite band (or artist, or DJ…) play live.
Frankly, this gift is hard to beat! The tickets might not be cheap, but it’ll provide an unforgettable experience that will be cherished in memory for years to come.
The first step is figuring out who they’d want to see. Assuming that much is known already, set about checking the event calendar and looking for upcoming concert tours or gigs. With a bit of luck, their favorite artist will be coming to a venue near you soon.
There’s something ironic about this gift.
After all, they’re designed to keep sound out, as opposed to letting it in! You’d think the opposite desire would be more appropriate for music lovers.
In reality, though, they serve a top practical purpose that makes total sense.
Earplugs are created and used to protect your ears from excessively loud, and potentially damaging, sounds. That’s important when you’re going to gigs and concerts a lot. After all, the volume of music coming from the sound system can leave your ears ringing by the end of the night!
Over time you can do permanent damage that hinders hearing ability.
For someone who loves music, few things can be as scary as that.
3. Band Branded T-Shirts
Okay, so now you’ve got someone concert tickets to see their favorite band and earplugs to protect their ears.
The finishing touch is a branded t-shirt with an image of the band on the front!
Of course, though the combination would surely go down a treat, you definitely don’t need to get all three! Just the shirt by itself would be a treasured gift.
Many people feel a deep connection to their favorite musicians. They identify with them and come to forge an allegiance to their brand and image. They’d walk around proudly wearing an image of the artist emblazoned across their chest.
A similar thing could be said for posters.
Think back to your old bedroom as a teenager. There’s a reasonable chance that you had every bit of space covered in posters of your favorite bands, musicians and CD covers.
Again, these people became your idols. They inspired you, and you identified with them. It was natural to put their names and faces up on your walls where you could see it every day.
In the same way, you can expect the gift of a poster to go down an absolute treat.
Head down to the music store (or pop online) to source the perfect poster. Give it to a music lover and it’ll take pride of place on their wall in no time.
You know somebody who loves music.
Doesn’t it make total sense to gift them the means of listening to it!?
Anything you give of this nature will be well-received, including the concert tickets we described above. However, that’s a one-time thing to be held in memory.
Buy somebody a quality set of headphones or earphones and they can be engrossed in their music at all times, for years to come (or until they wear them out!). That’s a beautiful gift, and one that’s sure to get some amazing use.
Just make sure any pair you purchase are of a good standard. True music connoisseurs will balk at the tinny sounds of budget varieties.
Headphones/earphones are great.
But they’re hardly sociable in nature.
Indeed, they’re almost designed to keep the world out. They’re noise-canceling in nature; immersing you in the music by shutting off all outside sounds.
Wear them too much and there’s a danger of becoming altogether closed-off and anti-social!
A set of speakers is the perfect alternative. Suddenly, everybody gets to share in the music being played. Of course, if that music becomes unfavorable to others’ tastes, then they can put their headphones back in instead!
7. Their Instrument of Choice
The transition from listening to playing.
Why not give the gift of the ability to produce music as opposed to just consuming it?
Musical instruments represent an opportunity. Frustrating to begin with, they enable someone to learn, then master a life skill that will bring untold hours of joy to both them and others.
8. Music Lessons
As we said, though, instruments are frustrating at the start.
You know what they can do, but don’t know how to do it! Without guidance, the only music you can end up making is the sound of your head banging against the wall.
Think about buying a music lover some lessons to go alongside their instrument of choice. The tuition will help them develop in leaps and bounds, and improve the sounds coming from their bedrooms in the process! Everybody wins.
Buy These Gifts for Music Lovers
Music holds a special place in the life of all humans.
Every culture, society, empire, and age has produced it. Music, quite simply, is part of who we are.
For some people, in particular, music is an irreplaceable part of life. Thus, when birthdays and holiday seasons roll around you know roughly what to buy them.
It’s the specifics that can be harder to decide upon!
Hopefully, though, the gifts for music lovers in this post will help out on your hunt.
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