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Shoes for onstage?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bassistcali, Apr 12, 2014.


  1. Bassistcali

    Bassistcali

    Nov 10, 2013
    What shoes do you think is best for onstage?
     
  2. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are.

    Feb 11, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Depends on the band and the gig/venue.
     
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  4. Seryna

    Seryna

    Mar 14, 2014
    Philippines
    I go Nike SB dunk lows.
     
  5. lowfreq33

    lowfreq33

    Jan 27, 2010
    Nashville
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  6. waylowrider

    waylowrider Don't Like me, but Comment about me? YOU'RE A FAN Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
  7. Stick_Player

    Stick_Player Banned

    Nov 13, 2009
    Somewhere on the Alaska Panhandle (Juneau)
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    There is only one answer:

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  8. AaronVonRock

    AaronVonRock

    Feb 22, 2013
    Bangkok
  9. Bassistcali

    Bassistcali

    Nov 10, 2013
    I usually go for a blend look...basketball shoes usually comfortable and can jump and move around
     
  10. I'm 6'5", 248lbs., and I like clogging while I play. So I sport those wooden thingies from Holland.









    Yodel-lay-hee-hoooo.........


     
  11. Should go with the overall look of the band. If you're a jeans-and-t-shirt band, wear sneakers. Otherwise, yeah, cowboy boots are excellent for almost anything. I prefer to wear something that's more pointed at the toe, because I get sloppy with my pedalboard with a round toe.
     
  12. Just looking at the title, I'd have to go with: yes.
     
  13. jay tay

    jay tay

    Aug 12, 2009
    Manchester UK
    I used to work with a singer that would always take his shoes off, when he got on stage, and would do the whole gig in his socks!
     
  14. sketch

    sketch

    Oct 16, 2013
    Dalian, China
    Black. Converse chuck Taylor's for most gigs for me. Adidas samba or similar vintage shoe are also classy. Black leather dress shoes on the big money cover and gigs.
     
  15. Bigmuffdiver

    Bigmuffdiver

    Mar 28, 2014
    Belgium
    Any narrow shoes for my big feet... don't wanna switch on two pedals at teh same time (when it ain't needed)
     
  16. ASATMAN

    ASATMAN Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    Kentucky
    Black leather Chuck T's.
     
  17. I wear boots because my boots don't use laces and I don't do laces on stage if I can help it.
     
  18. -Asdfgh-

    -Asdfgh-

    Apr 13, 2010
    Ah, like Sandie Shaw but without the conviction.
     
  19. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    Sneakers for casual, Rockport oxfords or wingtips for formal. The Rockports are the most comfortable dress shoe.
     
  20. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    ...and the Rockport ProWalkers are the most comfortable casual shoe. I have to find a new source as JC Penney quit carrying them. A big thumbs-down to Chuck Taylors as they provide no arch support which is necessary for guys like me who've suffered with plantar fasciitis.

    Riis
     
  21. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I can't tell you how many times I have heard a hot chick say "I was totally going to do the bass player until I got a look at his shoes".
     



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