Folk is the storytelling genre of music. Most original folk songs were passed down over the ages without a record of the creators of these songs. This audience loves traditional music! They may have interests in instruments like the accordion, banjo, and harmonica. In terms of bands, this audience enjoys listening to bands such as Mumford & Sons, Simon & Garfunkel, The Beatles and The Lumineers.
Usually the term "Christian Music" is synonymous with the gospel, however, there are tons of other genres to explore. Give some Christian metal a try! This audience enjoys listening to music that has a religious influence. Some types of religious music this audience listens to are Christian music, Church music, Christian rock, Christian country music and Christian hip-hop. They enjoy artists like MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Third Day and Matthew West.
"Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality." People in this audience love rock music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. They enjoy listening to artists like The Beatles, Guns N' Roses, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, and Queen. This audience may be interested in other rock genres like hard rock, heavy metal, Christian rock, and soft rock.
There are some shocking benefits to listening to classical music. It can spark creativity, boost your memory or even decrease your blood pressure. Next time you're in the car, try bumping a little Debussy. This audience enjoys Western music, like sonatas, concertos, and symphonies, that involve instruments like the piano, cello, flute, or violin. They enjoy listening to composers such as Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and George Gershwin. They may also enjoy listening to orchestras, operas and secular music.
This may seem a little obvious but country music originated from Hillbilly music. It went from a few fellers strumming the ole' banjo to Kane Brown. You never know where the future will take you. This audience loves country music! They enjoy listening to singers like Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Johnny Cash, and Carrie Underwood. People in this audience may have listened to songs like I Walk the Line, Need You Know, Before He Cheats and Friends in Low Places.
Kandi beads are used as a form of communication. A way to say PLUR (peace, love, unity, respect) to other ravers. This audience loves electronic music! They enjoy different forms of electronic dance music like disco, house music, and techno. They also enjoy listening to DJs like Tiesto, Zedd, Flume, Calvin Harris, and Avicii. People in this audience may have an interest in music festivals like EDC, Ultra Music Festival, and Tomorrowland.
The kind of rock you would head bang to! This audience loves rock music that aggressively uses vocals, guitars, and drums. They listen to bands like AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, Black Sabbath, Metallica, and Iron Maiden. People in this audience may be interested in other genres like classic rock, heavy metal, and punk rock.
Around the beginning of January 2018, It was reported that Hip-Hop had officially surpassed Rock in terms of popularity within the United States. Hip-hop till you don't stop! People in this audience love rap music! They enjoy listening to rappers like Tupac, Kendrick Lamar, A Tribe Called Quest, Snoop Dogg, and Eminem. This audience may have interests in musical elements like DJing, Beatboxing, and Turntablism.
Going to a small venue that fits about 30 people max? You're probably going to see an indie band then. People in this audience love alternative rock! They listen to bands like Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, and Coldplay. This audience may also be interested in other genres like the post-punk revival, noise pop, indie pop, and punk rock.
There are still new jazz artists to this day such as BadBadNotGood and Kamasi Washington. Give them a try if you are interested! This audience loves blues, jazz, and ragtime! They enjoy musicians like Luis Armstrong, B. B. King, Ma Rainey, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington. They may be interested in instruments like the saxophone, piano, trumpet, bass, and drums.
Girls' Generation, a popular K-pop band, has nine members in total! People in this audience are big fans of K Pop! They enjoy listening to K Pop artists and groups, such as BTS, Girls' Generation, EXO, BIGBANG, Super Junior, TWICE, SHINee, 2NE1, PSY, and G-Dragon. This audience may enjoy going to K Pop events, like the Korea Music Festival, K-Pop World Festival, and KCON.
The woman on the cover of Black Sabbath's debut album has vanished from the public record. Creepy... People in this audience loves listening to heavy metal! They are big fans of bands, such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Pantera, Judas Priest, Slipknot, Sepultura, and Motorhead. This audience may also enjoy listening to heavy metal genres, like alternative metal, black metal, Christian metal, crust punk, doom metal, extreme metal, and Gothic metal.
Pop music is ever evolving and can change wildly depending on the time. It's usually whatever the radio is playing on repeat for the fifty thousandth time. Most people think of this audience enjoys listening to popular music. They listen to artists like Michael Jackson, Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, and Bruno Mars. People in this audience are always interested in following the music industry through the Billboard charts and Billboard 100.
Punk rock had a resurgence in the 1990s and was not seen as commercially viable. It wasn't until Green Day had a breakthrough in 1994 that Punk was accepted into the mainstream. People in this audience love punk rock! They enjoy purchasing punk albums from bands, like the Ramones, The Clash, Green Day, Sex Pistols, Rancid, Black Flag, NOFX, Dead Kennedys, blink-182, The Stooges, The Offspring, and Bad Religion. This audience may be a fan of a certain sub-genre of punk rock, like Anarcho Punk, Celtic Punk, death rock, and emo.
Childish Gambino won a Grammy this year for best traditional R&B performance for Redbone. Redbone is the lead single off of Gambino's R&B album, Awaken My Love. SO STAY WOKE! People in this audience love music that has elements such as rhythm and blues, soul, funk and hip-hop incorporated into it. They listen to artists like Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Usher, Whitney Houston, and Stevie Wonder. They also listen to songs like If I Ain't Got You, No One, End of the Road, and Let's Stay Together.
The word "Reggae" may come from the Jamaican slang "rege-rege" which means ragged. This audience loves reggae music! They enjoy artists like Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy, Ziggy Marley and Gregory Isaacs. People in this audience may also listen to sub-genres like roots reggae, reggae fusion, reggae, and samba reggae.
Enya's song, Only Time, was made into a tribute for 9/11. Enya's producer remixed the song and she donated the earnings from the single to the Uniform Firefighters Association's Widows' and Children's Fund. People in this audience enjoy listening to many genres of music which are global and ethnic. This audience listens to both Western and non-Western music, and enjoy artists like Ashwin Batsih, Jonathan Scales, and Loreena McKnight. They may be interested in ethnic instruments like the kora, steel drum, sitar, and didgeridoo.