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.
Channel old-world pastoral style with these milk braids, which keep your hair neatly on your head with a beautiful braided crown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Now that you're ready to style your hair, show off your new 'do at a show:
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