7 Fantastic Activities To Cure Your January Blues If You’re A Music Lover

As days feel colder, sunny weather seems out of reach, and we —possibly— fail to stick to our New Year’s resolutions, we might be more susceptible to catching the January blues. If you are feeling down at this time of year now that the holiday season is over, know you are not alone. However, there is an unbeatable cure for those days when we’re feeling low, music. Regularly listening to music has been scientifically proven to increase the release of the happy hormone dopamine. So, why not beat the January blues to the beat of these music activities guaranteed to cheer you up.

Southwark Cathedral Candlelight Music

Ok! Maybe a Candlelight a day won’t get rid of all your health problems, but it’ll definitely ease your January blues symptoms. The mesmerising soft glow of candles, the soothing melody of your favourite music, and the stunning venues are sure to boost your mood and help you relax. Experience music in a new light at Candlelight’s warm and intimate atmosphere. From pop idols and rock bands to renowned classical composers and movie scores, there’s a Candlelight concert for everyone!

🎤Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift at Southwark Cathedral🎵
🪩Candlelight: A Tribute to ABBA🕺
🎬Candlelight: Hans Zimmer’s Best Works at Central Hall Westminster🎼
🎸Candlelight: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac🎙️

Wicked The Musical at The Apollo Victoria Theater in London
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The only thing you should be catching this January is a ride to one of the stunning musicals happening in the city. Experience the uplifting and inspiring effects of the power of love, hope and perseverance as compelling characters take the stage. Distract yourself from the everyday stresses of life and recharge yourself with energy as you engage with the colourful stories that transport you to other realities.

👧🏻Matilda The Musical🎀
🎙️Tina – The Tina Turner Musical🎵
🦁Disney’s The Lion King🦒
📖The Book of Mormon: The West End’s Funniest Musical👨🏻‍💼

People enjoying music at the bottomless brunch at the London Cocktail Club
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There’s absolutely nothing food and friends can’t cure! Enjoy the whims of life at a bottomless brunch as you eat, dance and sing to your favourite pop icons, from Britney Spears to ABBA. At these musical brunches, you’ll be able to drink great mimosas while you share the latest news and laughter. This a great way to connect with the ones you love, lift your mood and feel energized as you’ve never experienced before!

a person holding a bowl at a sound bath music experience
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If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and tune into new frequencies, why not take a candlelit sound bath? Candlelit Sound of Bath & Meditation Experience is the perfect plan for those in search of new vibes this year. Enjoy soothing sounds such as singing bowls, tuning forks and shamanic chanting from an expert guide who will unblock new energy channels while you relax and heal yourself from the blues.

5. Feel absolute happiness at Dopamine Land

Maybe you are feeling a bit down and frustrated with the environment you’re in, so why change it? Head to Dopamine Land and leave your blues behind as you enter an interactive room filled with dopamine-inducing music. There, you’ll be able to decompress in the infinity light room with soothing music to feel amazed and relaxed. But if you want to fill up your energy tank, head to pillow fight room to dance to the rhythm of 80s music. This multi-sensory museum is the perfect place to boost your energy and confidence!

If the crowds aren’t your thing, then a magical night at the ballet might be up your alley. Whether you like Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, there is no doubt that Tchaikovsky’s compositions are the perfect remedy to lift your spirits. Let the soothing melodies melt over you as ballerinas gracefully synchronize with the music. The perfect evening for those looking to relax and let go!

🩰Candlelight: Nutcracker & More ft. Ballet🎶
🩰Swan Lake Live at London Coliseum🦢

Flamenco music and dance
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If your January blues are causing you a bit of fever, then sweat the heat at Flamenco Fire. With an amazing combination of delicious Spanish tapas and a live flamenco show, this is the best musical plan to beat the blues. Escape to the warm regions of Andalucía and let the relaxed Spanish vibes take over you. We’re sure that the perfect combination of tapas, sangria and churros will definitely cure what’s left of your January blues.