TOP 10 THINGS A MUSICIAN SHOULD DO BEFORE A GIG
1. Practice and rehearse your set list thoroughly to ensure you are confident and prepared for the performance.
2. Make sure you have all of your equipment and instruments in working order and bring backups if possible.
3. Confirm the details of the gig including the time, location, and any specific requirements from the venue or event organizer.
4. Prepare your stage setup and sound check in advance to minimize setup time and ensure optimal sound quality.
5. Research the audience and venue to tailor your set list and performance accordingly.
6. Make sure you have all necessary documents and contracts, such as performance agreements and insurance documentation.
7. Arrive at the venue early to set up and sound check, as well as to meet and greet the venue staff and other performers.
8. Dress appropriately for the gig, keeping in mind the type of event and audience.
9. Bring water and snacks to keep yourself hydrated and energized during the performance.
10. Have a positive attitude and be prepared to engage with the audience and make the performance a memorable experience for everyone.