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First Open Mic playing Bass

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by ebick, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. ebick

    ebick

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    Been a long time guitarist, done plenty of OMs with six strings, but started playing bass around Labor Day. Last night I was able to play bass with the "house band" and it felt great. I'm feeling really comfortable down on the low end.
  2. kikstand454

    kikstand454 Supporting Member

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    Wtg man..... open mics are awesome. Great way to trial by fire!
    A majority of open mic gigs lead to auditions..... so keep at it!
  3. sowilson

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    It's better on the bottom, isn't it!
  4. Gaolee

    Gaolee The Fat Violin Supporting Member

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    Congratulations and welcome to the low end.
  5. Lemoore-on

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    I got the gig I've been in for 6 years from an OMN. I was in the house band and the GP, drummer & singer came up to play. They asked me to stay and we did a few songs and at the end of the night asked me to join their band. I wasn't happy in the house band so.........

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