So I got a message from a friend of mine who plays in a local band. They are doing well for themselves, have done a few tours, getting good radio play, awards, have a good label, etc. They are looking for a fill in bassist for a 3 week national tour this summer. I've really been wanting to get out for a while now, and this is a good chance. Obviously as I fill in bassist I approach it differently than being asking to join a band; it's not a band I would start but the music is good, typical sort of indie rock but pretty straight forward to play. I would probably make about half of what I would make staying home and working my 9 -5, but I would get to see the country and probably make a few good connections. Only problem is that the start of the tour might clash with a smaller tour that my main project is doing. Also, between a 3 week tour with these guys plus another 1 or 2 weeks on the road with my main band later in the summer, I might have to just quit my job all together (I don't get any paid vacation time anyway). I dislike my job, but it's also getting harder to find work these days. I'm torn... I think I might regret it if I don't take the chance, but it's hard when it might throw your whole world topsy-turvey. What would you do?