skilly1
Registered User
Join date: Jan 2008
2,031 IQ
#1
Im thinking of having a go at an open mic night some time in the future, I've been playing a while now and feel im getting quite a few full songs nailed,
Any tips or stories of your personal encounters with playing to an audience live for the first time
mdc
UG's Mr Chord Man
Join date: Feb 2008
722 IQ
#2
Look after yourself on stage. What I mean by that is make sure you do a good, and quick sound check. The more confident and comfortable you are with your sound and tone, the better you'll belt the tunes out.

Open mics are very very chilled out.
starbreaker
Registered User
Join date: Aug 2005
430 IQ
#3
Record your playing and singing and listen to it after some time (at least several days should pass). If you like how you sound, then you probably ready to perform.
plbrynt
zoof
Join date: Oct 2006
210 IQ
#4
Just do it, dont over think it, it's all fine once you start playing..
Shut up and play your guitar!
BSaxby
Registered User
Join date: Apr 2013
43 IQ
#5
Know your stuff, try not to overthink it and rather try to concentrate on transmitting feelings with your voice