My school had a talent show last year, and I played in 5 bands. Here's the rundown: Space Monkeys (school band): We played 2001 as background music during the intro to the show. Then at the end of the show we played our version of "Flashlight", and I got to do a little funky intro and had a lot of space to funk up the bassline while DJs and my teacher(on guitar) were doing a scratching duel. Half Decent: We had a large band (guitar, guitar/vox, drums, bass, piano, 2 backup singers) and played "Sweet Home Alabama", which I think sounded pretty good. I had a mini solo that probably no one heard. Not Half Bad: This was a different band with a lame name. We played "Drive" by Incubus. I screwed up at one point but somehow managed to cover it up (or no one noticed). Open For Discussion: We played an original song. I think the only reason the crowd like us was the dramatic stop we did towards the end of the song. It was fun. The Mary Higgins Clark Blues Explosion: This band was the weirdest of all. I guess you could say it was my band. I played a gutbucket bass and was accompanied by an acoustic guitar, conga/bongos, paint buckets, and a kazoo. We played three times during the show between acts. We just stormed the stage and started playing. After a little while, I'd yell "SWITCH!", and we'd either switch instruments, hats, stage position, or freeze. Everything was unamplified, and apparently the audience couldn't understand my yelling when I introduced us. Well, that's the short of my hectic talent show experience. Does anyone else have recent talent show stories?