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15 Easy Concert Hairstyles to Rock at Your Next Show

June 23, 2016 by Alyssa

Concert Hair

The ideal concert hairstyles are quick and simple. You might not be on stage during the show, but you still want to look effortless and stylish for your favorite performers. Whether you’re looking to whip your hair back and forth or want to make sure your hair stays out of your way while you dance, there are plenty of low-key styling options for your locks next time you want to see music live.

Below we’ve found 15 of the best and simplest ways to do your hair for a concert, including styles for everyone from pixie cut rockers to long-haired free spirits. We hope these DIY tutorials and cool accessories will inspire you as you look for your next concert style.



Milk Braids

Channel old-world pastoral style with these milk braids, which keep your hair neatly on your head with a beautiful braided crown.


Milk Braids Tutorial



Natural Hair Twist-Out

Show off natural curls with a simple twist-out. This low-maintenance style is one of the easiest and most striking hairstyles you can wear to a concert.


Natural Hair Twist-Out Tutorial



 Pixie Faux Hawk

This simple concert hairstyle is ideal for short-haired rock fans or anyone wanting to how off their edgier side at a show.



Hair Charms

These hair charms add an extra element of style to even the simplest concert hairstyles. Lock in charms or beads on braids or random strands of hair for a boho-chic look.


Hair Charms



Bubble Ponytail

Instead of going for a standard ponytail at your next concert, try one of these bubble ponytails to add an unexpected structure to the age-old classic.


Bubble Ponytail Tutorial



French Braid Top Knot

Add an extra touch to the half-up top knot with an eye-catching French braid that will make sure you stand out from the crowd at any music festival.


French Braid Top Knot Tutorial



Corn Rows and Styled Baby Hairs

These cornrows are made even fiercer by the gelled baby hair, giving this style the perfect edge for going to see your favorite bands or singers live.


Corn Rows and Baby Hair



Simple Low Crossover Ponytail

Only have a few minutes before you have to head to the concert? Style this easy low ponytail for an effortlessly chic look.


Simple Low Crossover Ponytail Tutorial



Top Knot with an Accent

Spice up a simple top knot with a cool accessory like a clip, barrette, or tiara. You can find these kinds of hair accessories at any major department store or in crafty online shops.


Hair Clip with Top Knot



Messy Mini Buns

Channel the ‘90s with an updated take on mini buns. These messy buns sit lower on the head and will keep you cool even for a full day at a music festival.


Messy Mini Buns



Stylish Turban or Head Wrap

Tying your hair up is an easy way to keep it out of the way during a concert or music festival. Instead of tying a simple knot, follow this tutorial to make your style stand out.


Hair Wrap Tutorial



Authentic Flower Crown

Flower crowns are everywhere at music festivals, but you can beat out the store-bought plastic ones by crafting your own out of real flowers.


Flower Crown Tutorial



Hair Bow

Don’t have time to run out and buy a bow? Make one from your own hair with this unique style fit for a pop princess.


Hair Bow Tutorial



Simple Curly Pixie

If you have short hair but want to add some texture, go for these wild, messy curls, guaranteed to enhance your concert style.


Simple Curly Pixie



Pull-Through Braid

A voluminous pull-through braid like this will keep your hair out of your face and off your neck, so it’s perfect for summer outdoor concerts and festivals.


Pull-Through Braid


Now that you're ready to style your hair, show off your new 'do at a show:

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