I played bass in a band during my college days but quit after getting a full time accountancy job. It wasn't working out because the members of the band I was in were full time musicians with dreams of making it big and their idea of getting up early was 3pm. I'd go over to jam after work and they'd still be wiping the sleep out of their eyes. After watching them have breakfast and screw around, we'd start jamming at around 10 pm. Needless to say that didn't work for me because i had to be at work by 8am. After I quit that band i didn't touch my bass for about 15 years. I rediscovered it 3 years ago and I'm hooked. I got lessons (I never really knew what I was doing before) and after many craigslist misfires, finally found a band with a great bunch of guys, we play covers and have just played two gigs with plans to start gigging semi-regularly. I don't really talk much about it at the bank where I work because I'm kind of a shy person and would feel really uncomfortable if the whole office got wind of it and came to check out my band - I'd get really nervous and don't think I'd enjoy myself. I kind of enjoy bank by day/ rock god by night, with no cross over - I think i kind of doubt my abilities (although people tell me I'm pretty good) and much prefer playing to people I don't know. I keep telling myself I'll let the office know when we are really good but maybe I should invite them to the next gig. Does anyone else feel like this or am I just being too shy and insecure.