Why do you attend a blues or jazz jam / open mike ?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ArtechnikA, May 5, 2019.

  1. Chance to play with other musicians

  2. Learn new material

  3. Recruiting for a project

  4. Learn new techniques

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  5. Listen to live music

  6. Support a friend or a friend's band

  7. Support a venue

  8. Auditioning / looking to join a band

  9. Socializing with like-minded people

  10. Munch on carrots

  11. Other (pls specify)

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. ArtechnikA

    ArtechnikA I endorsed a check once... Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 24, 2013
    If you don't, or won't, or wouldn't, thank you, this thread is not for you.
    I'll be back for that perspective in another thread...

    If you do, on some kind of regular basis (i.e. not "I went once ten years ago") why?
  2. I had a major stroke eleven years ago. Nine and a half years ago I started to go to a local open mic night to get used to playing with/in front of other people again. These days I go on occasion to support that same venue and to see friends of mine that hang there. I no longer go to play, as I have a few bands that I play with regularly.
  3. mikeoso

    mikeoso Acoustic Curmudgeon

    Feb 14, 2014
    eastern Iowa
    Playing acoustic blues isnt a hot gig item here in rural Iowa. I got a couple guys that like it and are good at it. Occasionally we pull a gig, and make $100 each...jamming every week keeps us tight and expands our playlist. Also, it's fun.
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