#1
Does the Shure SM58 connect to male or female?

Also can I use my old bass amp with a XLR-1/4th adapter for my mic instead of buying a PA? This goes along with the other question.
#2
guitar and bass amps dont sound great as PAs however the SM58 is a great general use vocal mic.
Keep in mind that one mic may sound great for one person but sound crappy for another. You have to pick mics for the sound source and for what type of sound you are going for overall.

I suggest renting or buying a small PA for gigs. I find Phonic makes some good starting kits.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/compare?base_pid=630485&base_pid=630490&base_pid=630487&base_pid=630488&base_pid=630486&base_pid=630489
#3
Thanks much. Now all I need to know is if the SM58 has a male or female thing.
#4
It's a standard XLR connection on the SM58.
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