What do you do to get the gig? and keep it?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by mcbassdude, May 21, 2003.

  1. Curious as to what y'all do to get the gig and then keep it?
    I know the "best" player doesn't always get the job.
    I know what I do, what do you do?
  2. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    The three T's... Time, Taste, and Tone. Have good sounding equipment, reliable transportation, show up on time, don't be an a** :D

    The usual common-sense stuff

  3. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    Show up early, prepared, polite, and ready to play. Then without acting cocky I play it like I already own the gig.
  4. Absolutely.
  5. to get a gig you have to be really sneaky, I personnally recomend using a fishing net to catch it, on keeping it- any old jar will hold it, I would recomend you don't use a mayonaise jar, I heard gigs don't like the stuff:D
  6. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Be tasteful with your volume. I think as many gigs are lost for being too loud, than for being too talentless.