The ticket resell site, TickPick, held a nationwide survey to uncover how and when most people find their favorite band or artist. In the end, the average age of the people polled was 13 years old when they fell in love with their their lifelong #1.
How are most teens discovering the music they are most passionate for? We’re proud to see that RADIO is one of the most influential sources according to the poll:
For all the parents/aunts/uncles/cool adult figures reading this with intentions of influencing the musical taste of the child in your life, the study says that attending a concert with a parent is beneficial to having a good bond over music.
We challenge you to think back to 8th grade. What genres were you listening to? How has it influenced the music you like now?
The Preston and Steve Show broke down those questions for the audience this morning and revealed a lot about their own influences. Learning about Casey’s mom love affair with Guns ‘n Roses will change everything you thought you knew about his childhood! Take a listen: