These are our favorite playing live music tips. Some deal with stage fright while others are about general performance tips that will make your live show seem more professional.
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.
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.
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 are a few stories and tips from Guitar Noise readers from around the world.
Imagine never having played a bass guitar and then having to do a live show within two months! I’m hoping this gives many of you the courage to go out and play in front of an audience, no matter how large or small, in the near future.
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.
In the first of our series of discussions on this fascinating topic, Graham provides his thoughts on the ideas of positive and negative competitiveness. This is a thoughtful piece that I think will give everyone a few new insights into an old problem.