Good News from Blacksburg Va. - Jemsite
Players & Bands, Music & Sounds, Tours & Jams, Lessons & Theory! Covers everything from discussing musicians, bands, music, albums, videos, local jams & sharing multimedia links (no illegal file sharing please).

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-17-2003, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Southwestern Virginia
Posts: 394
Good News from Blacksburg Va.

I haven't been here very often for a while, but I thought I'd share this anyway. I just got home from my first solo gig in a restaurant. I didn't make much tip money but I did have someone from the Virginia Tech alumni association ask for my contact information. Hopefully this will mean more gigs (and more $$) in the not too distant future. I'm going to try playing in more restaurants for tip money as well.

I never thought I'd be doing gigs as a solo guitarist, but stranger things have happened in life. I find it funny that I'm finding more work as a guitarist than as a designer (in which I have a degree).

yeah
-Bennett
trajectory fish is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-17-2003, 08:18 PM
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: The South.
Posts: 1,074
I hope things go well for you : )

I'm too nervous to play in front of other people.... my fingers stutter.
Knightmeir is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-17-2003, 09:48 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Southwestern Virginia
Posts: 394
I used to think that I was too nervous to play, but then I realized that the chemicals I take into my body have a direct effect on how Jittery I get when I try to play, or do anything else, in front of an audience. (which means I must AVOID CAFFINE when I have a gig) Plus its nice in a restaurant because very few people are actualy paying attention to what I'm doing. Also, a bit of practice and experience helps tremendously.
trajectory fish is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
JS-1 good news and bad news Tonelover Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 10 11-04-2007 09:18 PM
What's the good news? sick-boy Off-topic / Miscellaneous 49 04-28-2007 03:18 PM
Good News, Bad news sale...(sl2h, m-audio) gemini8026 Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 6 12-26-2006 11:32 PM
GOOD NEWS!!! GOOD NEWS!! GOOD NEWS!!! Herc Fede is back in biz! Yay! cyberman Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 0 02-07-2006 02:56 AM
Good news! Soon to be.. vwall Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 21 09-17-2002 05:12 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome