How to enjoy gigs on your own

As a single, at the moment, I have grown used to going to the occasional movie on my own & travelling solo.  I also live on my own, with my fur baby, and grew up as an "only" child till my brother suddenly appeared when I was nine! This has made me fiercely independent and very happy with my own company, apart from eating dinner out on my own which I have ranted about here. 

But music gigs on your own?  For those of you lucky enough to have a life partner, you may well think this is a step too far but I love live music so much I just don't want to miss out because I can't find anyone to go with.  I hope this inspires fellow singletons, of any age, to go out and seize the day and do something you've always wanted to do, on your own. It's liberating.