Going to concerts is one of the most joyous and exuberant events one can experience. Being able to come face-to-face with your favorite artist along with thousands of like-minded people is the best. Despite the overall enjoyable experience, for women, concertgoing can sometimes feel uncomfortable or even dangerous.
Backstage at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas, bands like Prophets of Rage, Walk the Moon and The Lumineers spoke about what they do to ensure the safety of their fanbase, specifically their female fans.
“We call out any lunatic who is doing anything,” X Ambassadors lead singer Sam Harris says. “If I see anything, I will shut it down onstage right then and there.”