For music lovers and casual listeners alike, there’s nothing better than listening to your favourite music live. But, as the family grows, it gets harder and harder to go to gigs and concerts. This is a shame, as age doesn’t limit appreciation of music. You don’t simply get bored of it as you get older. To solve this problem, this post will look at it further and look into a solution to the problem.
Usually, to see your favourite band play, you have to travel far and wide. Tours rarely pass through town unless you live in a major city. But, making your kids travel a long distance will be a painful and possible cruel ordeal. They may not appreciate the music like you do; depending on their age. Of course, any parent understands this. But, that doesn’t make it any less of a problem for people with music cravings.
You could, of course, pay a babysitter to look after your child. They’ll be looked after, and they won’t have to come with you. This will cost money, though. Plus, combined with the price of the tickets to the show, you’ll also have to pay for the travel. New families often don’t have the funds to pay for expensive trips like this. So, you need to consider a more budget oriented option.
There’s a solution to this problem. Thanks to Coran Capshaw, an entrepreneur, and real estate mogul, there’s an app to solve this problem. Capshaw seed funded WillCall in 2013, for $1.2 million. Since the company has started a service that lets you stream live concerts straight to your phone or computer. That also means that you can stream it to your smart TV or Chromecast, as well.
Of course, there’s a minor drawback. Even with generous funding, the reach of a service like this is limited. At the moment, WillCall only operates in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. That doesn’t mean you need to be in those places, but rather that the gig needs to be in one of them. But, that isn’t a problem when you consider that a lot of artists play in these cities.
There are other services that perform this service, too. So, the coverage is actually quite good. Certain venues may not appear, but it will certainly give you a better chance to see music than you had before. And, of course, this isn’t reserved for parents. It’s great for anyone that doesn’t have much time or money to spend on traveling. It will open up a new world of discovery when it comes to your musical tastes.
Most of these services operate on the basis that you pay for virtual concert tickets. This means that you only have to pay for the music that you listen to. Not a rolling subscription that may be a waste if you don’t use it very often.
Hopefully, this will inspire you to answer your heart’s call to music. Seeing live music is a great experience, even through speakers. Just make sure you have a quiet space and a bit of time. The, you feel the power of music!