I’ve heard of acquaintances taking babies to large open air festivals, and a quick internet search turned up the tale of a couple who by all accounts had a lovely time with their baby at a Taylor Swift concert.
But my husband and I aren’t interested in going to any big stadium concerts. The types of show I’m used to attending are generally held in much smaller indoor venues, like bars and church basements. So far as the kid is concerned, as long as he’s riding in the baby carrier with ear muffs on, I think he’ll do just fine.
I’m more worried that we’d be crossing some social line with the other concert goers. Obviously any shows that are 21+ are out of the question. But our neighborhood bike shop is hosting an all ages hardcore show after hours, and I’d love for us to be able to expose our kid to some live independent music.
What’s the etiquette on taking a baby to an all ages show? -Erin