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    19 Things You Should Do If You Miss Concerts As Much As Everyone Else

    The concert FOMO is real.

    If you're really missing out on the experience of attending a concert, you're not alone.

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    In the meantime, here are some suggestions on how to help fill the live music–shaped hole in your heart:

    1. To start, support your favorite bands by buying merch from them, like T-shirts, sweatshirts, and albums.

    2. Stream a virtual concert from a band or artist you're a fan of.

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    3. Make a bucket list of bands, tours, or music festivals you'd like to see when live shows finally return.

    4. Buy a ticket to a drive-in concert near you.

    5. Blast live albums to get that concert vibe wherever you are.

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    6. Support local music venues you frequent by donating funds or purchasing merch so that they can survive the closures.

    7. Go on YouTube to watch live videos of past tours you attended or wish you did.

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    8. Make a playlist on Spotify, Apple Music, or another music streaming service and have your own concert at home.

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    9. Get moving and have a dance party to the discography of the band of your choosing.

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    10. If you're a gamer, get creative by creating a concert setting or attending a virtual fest on a platform like Minecraft or Animal Crossing.

    my new favorite thing might just be yelling "OPEN UP THIS PIT" in Minecraft #blockbyblockwest #bxbw

    @autumnravioli / Twitter / Via Twitter: @autumnravioli

    11. Learn how to play a song from a band you can't stop listening to.

    Spencer did a drum playthrough of Tunnel Vision. Check out the full video on our youtube! https://t.co/CL8CjftAyc

    @movementsCA / Twitter / Via Twitter: @movementsCA

    12. Or memorize the lyrics to a track you can't get out of your head.

    How tf i memorize 15,000 song lyrics but not one fuckin math formula.

    @uglygod_geno / Twitter / Via Twitter: @uglygod_geno

    13. Have your own karaoke night and belt out those lyrics like there's no tomorrow.

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    14. Collect old tickets, set lists, and other mementos from shows you've attended and put them on display using a pinboard or shadow box.

    15. Reminisce about your fondest concert days by rewatching video recordings, looking at old photos, and sharing stories of the good old times.

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    16. Rock your favorite band's tee around the house.

    17. Watch the musical-guest appearances on late-night talk shows like Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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    18. Consider attending a "space bubble" concert like the one thrown by the Flaming Lips in January.

    19. Finally, remember that you've saved a ton of money not buying that seriously overpriced beer or cocktail at the venue.

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    Not to mention all the ridicuously expensive food and parking...

    What do you miss most about concerts? Let us know in the comments below!