Not sure where this goes, but I got my first gig!!!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Noobai, Jan 14, 2003.

  1. Noobai


    Aug 25, 2002
    Stanford, CA
    Woo! February 7th, our city is having a showcase of new bands.

    Its my pop punk band (I would prefer my metal band, but at this point, I just wanna gig) and we'll be playing like 6 originals and 2-3 covers.

    Im pumped, I haev a gig :D

    What I'd like to know, is, any reccomendations for a first gig? The music is easy, but specific things to watch out for?
  2. try not to look anyone directly in the eye, DON'T drink or do drugs, concentrate on the music, let the music decide what you do/feel like doing..

    And most importantly, HAVE FUN!!!

    I'm pumped for my gig in Feb, i REALLY can't wait!


    p.s. wrong forum ;):rolleyes:
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    well, it doesn't go in technique. Off to misc.
  4. Noobai


    Aug 25, 2002
    Stanford, CA
    Alrighty. Thx :D

    Wasnt sure where it went ;)
  5. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    the aftermath can be posted on "Bass Humor and Gig Stories"
  6. Noobai


    Aug 25, 2002
    Stanford, CA
    Hehe, but utnil the aftermath, I need advice! :D
  7. DougD

    DougD Bassman7654

    Sep 19, 2002
    North Las Vegas NV
    Best advice. Have fun. Also be ready for the unexpected:)
  8. Good luck with the gig, remember - things usually don't go exactly as you expect. Club owners, sound techs, PA's, room acoustics, and audiences will be different every time you play. Just remember that:
    1) You do have some responsibility to the club owner and the audience,
    2) Be professional,
    3) If you get frustrated, remember - experience takes time
    4) Have a blast.... lots of people wish they were doing what you do


  9. eric atkinson

    eric atkinson "Is our children learning "Is our teachers teachin

    Feb 4, 2001
    And take a extra set of strings please! And if its cold there take gloves so you can warm your hands before the show! I have played hundreds of shows and toured alot! The thing that always get s me is the cold hand thing! i just stiffen up!