#1
Ok, so i've recently started taking voice lessons and the teacher has scheduled an event where all of her students get to sing at a local coffee shop.

generally i'd have no problem playing a few songs, but the thing is that all, and i mean ALL of her other students will be performing opera or broadway songs.

I play acoustic, songs from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, World/Inferno, Nickel Creek, John Frusciante, and an assortment of other artists, but im not sure that anything i play will fit in.

should i just say screw it and play one of my regular songs? or can anyone suggest a song that may fit in better with the "classy" music?

the performance is a week away so i have time to learn just about anything, heres a list of possible songs i was considering
Soul to Squeeze - RHCP
Under the Bridge - RHCP
Road Trippin - RHCP
Anne - John Frusciante
Somebody more like you - Nickel Creek
or perhaps one of my own songs, which you guys could see here if you wanted
http://www.myspace.com/jreadmusic
#2
Play whatever you want man it will make you stick out more and people will remember you. And just play Under The Bridge everyone likes that song.
#3
Opera at a coffeehouse wtf... ?

anyway...

Soul to Squeeze is one of my personal favorites. Its really fun to play too.
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#5
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sorry....
but seriously, do something that will make you stick out.
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This coffee shop is what I believe a time to show what you have learned. So what if you don't do what they do, embrace your differences.
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#8
Under the Bridge ftw. I would cover it for a Christmas concert that's coming up at school, but the other people in my makeshift band aren't all too interested in it. I could always threaten them with violence...
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#9
i suppose playing something with a guitar is going to be drastically different than any of the other performances anyways, so i guess i will just do whatever.

im leaning towards soul to squeeze or under the bridge, although some chick i know wants me to play one of my songs. meh, i have a week to decide so i'll just see which feels the most comfortable to me.
#10
Just do Under the Bridge, I'm sure the audience will prefer that over the opera ones.
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#11
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sorry, seriously do Road Trippin'-RHCP ****ing awsome song!
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#12
Do Willie Nelson & Calexico's version of "Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)". I'll love you. And it will work well in a small, acoustic setting. And I'll love you.
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