gigging

Once you've landed the gig, lets consider how to plan for the initial show. Last time, we looked at compelling reasons why you might seriously consider landing a regular restaurant gig. When it comes...
Are you GUI?  GUI – Gigging Under the Influence.  Are you guilty? GUI – or Gigging Under the Influence is something I’ve been concerned about for a while now.  I’ve been to a few...
By Scott Woodward   Like most of us, I am always chasing the next big gig. I was the guy combing through all the trade papers and magazines. I was always signing up for the services where you...
Pat’s Guide to Better Gigging – Part 1 - 10 Ways to Get Yourself Playing Bigger and Better Shows. 1. Play at bars and clubs that actually have a clientele.  A built in crowd, I know it sounds...
Welcome back, everyone. Last time, we looked at some potential ideas for a business plan for your solo act or small group, like a duo or trio. Here is my business plan for my solo act: 1. OVERVIEW-...
I just completed narrating an audio book on business in Asia.  I teach guitar full time and gig several times a month, but I also enjoy doing voiceovers and often learn valuable information I...
I am a huge in-ear fan. I have been using them for the last 12 years. I started with some not so good ones but I didn’t know any better and I didn't want to spend the money on a pro set. I went...
Being in a band can be one of the hardest things you do as a musician...which is why some musicians decide to become "hired guns" also known as "sidemen." One of those cats is Zoro, who has drummed...
And now for the professional techniques. What do you need to know? How do you take a live gig and...turn it into a recording that will actually professionally represent your band's sound? Here are...
Ever thought about recording your band at a gig, and producing a live CD? It’s not too difficult, and can cost as little as a few hundred dollars. Doing it yourself may not provide the sonic polish...