The Beginner’s Set-list

The Beginner’s Set-list
When you go to a local concert, what kind of songs do you expect to hear? Say a couple of teenagers are on the stage, standing next to their beat up instruments. They tell the crowd that it’s their first show and they seem nervous and eager to play. What kind of songs will they play? Picking a set-list for... Read More

Broadening Your Musical Horizons

Broadening Your Musical Horizons
People talk about college constantly. They say furthering your education is important for getting a job and all that junk. However, nobody really talks about the importance of seeing live music during your time in college When I was ready to transfer out of community college and head to Chicago, nobody ever told me the importance of getting out of... Read More

First Show Jitters

First Show Jitters
The sounds of cheering fans, thumping bass, thunderous riffs, and crashing drums. That’s what we envision our first gig as. While that may be a reality for some, for many of us, our first time on stage is vastly different.  People who haven’t experienced playing in front of a live crowd tend to forget about a huge factor until they’re... Read More