Thinking of going out as a solo musician? There are lots of reasons to do so, even if you are already in, or plan to be in, a band.
It can (sometimes) be easier to get (and keep) gigs, plus you don’t have to split the money into multiple tiny pieces. You also don’t have to worry about band members who don’t show up, are difficult to deal with, or can’t remember how to play the songs you rehearsed.
Here are a few more tips from an article on the website bandsonabudget.com:
-Take yourself seriously. If you don’t take yourself seriously because you’re a solo musician and not in a band, you should probably stop now. Less is more sometimes, and a one person performance can certainly be EPIC if not more epic than a full band performance. People are used to seeing rock bands play, and they’re use to seeing boring acoustic gigs as well. Make sure you take it up a notch. Play with heart, and deliver. This leads us to…Read more: Gigging as a Solo Musician