Most People Discover Their Favorite Band At Age 13

How old were you when you discovered your favorite band? A new study suggests you were barely out of middle school. According to a survey from online ticket seller TickPick, the average person was 13 when they remember hearing their favorite band for the first time. So what influences our musical tastes? 66% said their friends, followed by radio or movies. And 48% say an older sibling introduced them to “music their parents wouldn’t have approved of.”

Download X96's App

Join X96's email list for information about concerts, contests, and more!

* indicates required


  • X96

    X96 is Utah's Original Alternative. It is self-aware. It is ingrained. It plays bands like Panic! at the Disco, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Cure, and Muse. It's part of a healthy diet and it's why native Utahns are so stout and stalwart. Listen and become part of it and it will become part of you.

To Top