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83lespaulstudio (1)
Monday, August 13, 2007

Gigging at restaurants...

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I think out of all possible places to gig, restaurants have GOT to be my favorite. After a night of show playing, I've come to change my mind about the whole "Large venues are better."  I mean, who could pass up a little bit of free food??  You come in, play a little bit of music, eat a complimentery dinner, take breaks, get paid a great deal of cash, and leave both your wallet and belly full.  If you're feeling extra over the top, you might as well order a coffee and dessert, too! Its always fun to screw with the waiters.

Anyone else with me on this? Or am I just going crazy?
I mean, where do you like to play and why??
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Resiliance wrote on Aug 17th, 2007 11:27am

I don't like largue venues. Small, intimate venues ftw.


83lespaulstudio wrote on Aug 18th, 2007 6:07pm

restaurants are a blast. i too, prefer small venues. small clubs and private parties.


Forcemaster wrote on Aug 20th, 2007 2:50am

I actually prefer the larger venues.

I've only played at a few bigger venues/outdoor gigs. But for me it's just so much better. Having a wall of sound behind you while you play for a fuck load of people as just fantastic.


Revelation wrote on Aug 20th, 2007 5:20am

i like playing at parties myself. Wether it's a big party or just 20 or 30 ppl there's just so much energy to thrive on!


sammcl-15 wrote on Aug 20th, 2007 10:37pm

Yeah, parties are better, you're not on a stage, so you're close to people and prettymuch everybody's hammered and the energy is great.


BMTuga wrote on Aug 23rd, 2007 1:35am

lol :P I wouldn't have to play in a party to have every1 right next to me... in my town the place where gigs normally take place doesn't even have a stage xD lool my city and my country suck...


skater dan0 wrote on Sep 15th, 2007 2:50pm

if it's got an audience and a bar i'm happy to play there, but free food is an added bonus


thefitz wrote on Oct 4th, 2007 6:05pm

I don't know how many restaurants would allow me to play my particular brand of hard rock. Certainly not Italian ones, considering my song Sexy Lasagna...


Welsh Guitar wrote on Oct 23rd, 2007 10:17pm

I doubt restaurants would let my band play, with all T3H M3TALZ and all. But I would love to play a club, playing more chilled out music.


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