How many gigs a month do you play?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Joe Nerve, Jul 29, 2001.

  1. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    Just curious.

    I play an average of about 7 gigs a month - 2 Nerve shows and about 5 cover gigs.
  2. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    In the last few months, it's been between 16 and 22. 3-4 nights a week playing jazz/funk, and a regular church gig.
  3. BigJH


    Jan 20, 2001
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Nothing!! I don't have that kind of skill yet.:D But soon....
  4. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY
    Usually about 10 to 12, although this month has been kind of slow.


  5. BassMan2000


    Sep 27, 2000
    yea it has been quite slow :(
  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Usually about 3-5 per month, plus the 12+ church dates.
  7. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    as little as 4, or as many as 20.

    but since phat phunktion is recording right now, it's been more on the "low" side lately :(

  8. Usually 2-3 a month when things are rolling smoothly.

    Being in an all original band we like to leave time to promote and build a following other than playing 4 times a week and having people get burnt out on us.

    I'd like to get into a cover/church/wedding/whatever band in the near future to earn some extra money whilst I try and make it in this darn new fangeled rock and roll business.
  9. brewer9


    Jul 5, 2000
    Holy gig-city batman! I cant believe how many people here play in so many simultanous projects. I'm gonna ditto ChaosLord. My ONE band plays 3 times a month on average, and we do promoting and networking, etc in between.
  10. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    we're a new country band, and were're supposidly slated for 6 gigs in august at the same club....i want more and we havent played a one yet :)
  11. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    I'm a working stiff for my real job.
    Weeknight gigs are a drain. I play maybe 2-3 times a month. Any amore than that and I'd really hear it.

    Rehearsals twice a week on top of that.
  12. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    About 5 a month. However, since our lead vocalist's wife just had a baby last month, and my company seems determined to ship me off to some other part of the country every couple of months, I haven't played a gig since late June. :(
  13. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    We usually play twice a month.
  14. cb56


    Jul 2, 2000
    Central Illinois
    3-5 times a month, by choice.
    The days of 10-15 gigs a month are long gone for me.
    I prefer to keep my wife and my day job!