Dress your age?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by Biggbass, Jan 14, 2017.

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  1. Biggbass

    Biggbass

    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    65 yr old men wearing Jeggings and Converse All Stars
    Somehow that immediately sets the stage for a crappy band.

    Mick can still get away with it...but not local band dudes. lol

    what say you?
     
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  2. pcake

    pcake Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2011
    Los Angeleez
    if i dressed my age, i'd be wearing sweaters and calf length grandma dresses and wearing an apron. i doubt that would go well with the punk, metal and alt i play - or anything else.

    btw, i've seen some great bands where the guys didn't "dress their age". i don't think it would go over well if some guys rocking hard wore high water, high waisted slacks, undershirts with short sleeved casual business shirts tucked into their slacks.
     
  3. Dogbertday

    Dogbertday Commercial User

    Jul 10, 2007
    SE Wisconsin
    Blaine Music LLC
    Dont tell me what to do, old man!
     
  4. L O L !!!!!!!!!!!
     
  5. sean_on_bass

    sean_on_bass

    Dec 29, 2005
    USA
    Aren't 65 year old's more qualified to wear Converse than the younguns? But for real, i have no problem with people dressing stylishly, no matter the age. Alot of my jazz role models are older dudes and still trying to keep it GQ.
     
  6. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe

    Jul 8, 2008
    Connecticut
    I play country music. What I wear has been in style since 1830 ... :D
     
  7. pcake

    pcake Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2011
    Los Angeleez
    come to think of it, converse all stars have been around for 100 years. not sure that counts as a younger person style. "...the very first version of the All Star basketball shoe was produced in 1917. The All Star shoe originally came in natural brown colors with black trim." and chuck taylor was a basketball player in the 1920s.
     
  8. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2012
    Seattle WA
    I'm turning 48 soon ... & this is my more conservative look :cool:

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    Wearing black Cons in both pics, too :thumbsup:
     
  9. AndreasR

    AndreasR

    Oct 23, 2012
    Teens are only wearing converse because vintage is trending for now.

    Converse is fine for oldies. Old shoes for old people :D
     
  10. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    I think when it comes to jeggings, weight is more of a limiting factor than age.
     
  11. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time.

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
    My recent gigwear...with Chuck Taylor hi-tops, below. Almost 51...
     

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  12. twinjet

    twinjet Powered by GE90s; fueled with coffee. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2008
    49
    I agree.
     
  13. Trayster2

    Trayster2

    Aug 13, 2012
    Palm Coast, FL
    Teens have moved onto Nike Air Jordan's & Van's. Converse Chucks are all our's again.

    As far as what to wear, wear what's comfortable and what makes you feel confident. Geddy does.
     
  14. My main concern is that I'm going to ruin the finish on my bass where I keep hitting my walker with it. :D
     
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    MrBEAR In Memoriam

    I like Sundays.
     
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  16. sears

    sears Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2005
    ec, md
    I don't see the issue. You can wear black at any age.
     
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  17. john m

    john m Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2006
    Father: "What do you want to be when you grow up?"
    Child: "I want to be a musician"
    Father: "Make up your mind, you can't do both":laugh:
     
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  18. hondo4life

    hondo4life

    Feb 29, 2016
    SC
    T-shirt, sweat pants and Crocs. How old am I?
     
  19. rujulian

    rujulian Guest

    Apr 24, 2014
    Why would I care about what some dude wears on stage? If they can play, they can wear whatever they like...
     
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  20. Manticore

    Manticore Supporting Member

    Feb 27, 2016
    SoCal and PNW
    I play barefoot...
     
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