There are all sorts of reasons to not join in on the fun of playing with others. Hopefully, though, you’ll find that you can work your way through most of them! Here are some thoughts from our resident doctor, mom and guitarist that might help you overcome some of the anxieties that may cause you to miss out on some great times.
Playing Guitar Live
Getting out there and playing guitar live can be awesome. One of the most important things about learning guitar is to remember it’s supposed to be fun. These tips cover some of the things you should think about before you get up on stage.
There many things you need to know and do in order to become successful in the music industry. But even if you learn and do all of those things, you still might prevent yourself from achieving success in the music business by making key mistakes along the way. Tom Hess guides you around the many pitfalls along the road to success in the music industry.
Creating memorable live performances can help you get more gigs and can bring more people to those gigs. Here are some great tips from Tom Hess on how to rehearse for all the aspects of performing live.
Playing with others doesn’t limit you to working with guitar players. There are musicians of all sorts out there and you never know who you might meet. GN staffer Dan Lasley details his experiences playing (as well as arranging the logistics) with a full horn section.
If you’re looking for an appreciative audience or looking for a way to give back to the community or even just looking for a way to fine-tune your performance, chances are you can do all this very close to home. Here Chad Andrews tells of his experiences and advice concerning this easy way to make a lot of people happy!
Sharing music is what Guitar Noise is all about and what better way to do so than to help give a little encouragement to someone? Here is a cool story and some advice from Laura Lasley, writer for Guitar Noise’s The Other Side.