If you are a music lover, love going to concerts, and you really want to know how to meet a band so you can take some pictures with them, get autographs, or even chat a little bit with them?
Well, you are reading the right article.
You can actually find different ways on how to meet your favorite rock stars. It is absolutely not an impossible thing to do, yet your success rate will depend on how famous the band is, and how smart you do it.
So what you are going to read here is the “traditional” ways you can do to meet a band at a music concert. Basically, you will need more “luck” to make them work. But hey, “luck” is when preparation meets opportunity, right?
You can actually find alternative ways to do this, but we’ll get to that later. I recommend you to read the tips here first, and put them into action:
1. Wait for the Band at the Airport
Before band members and their concert crew arrive, the commonly practiced way on meeting them is to wait at the airport. Frequently, you will be able to welcome them at the airport one day prior to the concert. But in some cases, such as when they have to do some promos, they can also arrive at the airport several days earlier. Therefore, always be informed about their gigs by checking out the official website as well as the band’s Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc for more information.
Often times, band members will be happy to see fans and they would stop for a while to sign stuff or even take some pictures if possible. However, of course they will not be able to stop and chat for too long as they need to get a rest and prepare for the show.
2. Find Where Their Hotel Is
You can do this without acting like a stalker. Stalking is a no-no.
The way to do this is to go to the hotel they are staying at, and wait outside. Many stupid and crazy fans just go inside the hotel and chase their idols, so do not ever do that!
Since it is often a secret concerning the hotel where a band will stay at, you’d better check out the most popular 5-star hotel closest to the concert venue. If you really want to meet them, then go there and wait hours before or after the show. Remember to act normal, instead of acting like a stalker.
3. The Concert Venue
You can meet a band at the airport, hotel, and the concert venue.
Fans usually wait for the band members to come out and sign stuff after the show is over. But remember that more often than not, it takes hours for them to come out and therefore you need to leave the venue very late. What you really need here is patience.
Another tips, to do this is by find out where their tour bus is and wait there. If a security person tells you not to wait because the band is never going to come out, don’t just trust him. Remember that he gets paid for that, so chances are that he is just trying to do his job.