Almost everyone has experienced that band. The jerks… The entitled, aloof, rude, lazy, not-nice-to-be-around bands.
But chances are, they don’t even realize that they’re coming across that way.
Most people don’t intend to be bad people!
So how can you be the most respectful band out there, an example of being the good band that everyone likes?Just follow five simple rules when interacting with people.
As to why you should follow these five rules?
Because if people enjoy working with you, they’re more likely to:
- Want to work with you again
- Recommend you to friends or colleagues
- Be nice to you
- Give you money (aka PAY you)
- Help you out when you have a flat tire or need a place to crash
- And more
As far as what the rules are, you’ll just have to listen to find out!
What you’ll learn:
- How being prepared helps you avoid unexpected surprises in a multitude of situations
- Why you should adapt your live show to the space you’re playing
- How considering yourself a guest of any venue staff or owners can put things in perspective
- Why creating a respectful environment can only benefit your band
- How you can speed up getting on and off stage to keep other bands happy
- Why you should never judge a book by its cover
- Why you should never complain while you’re on stage
- How prepping your gear properly before a show could save you major headaches
- Why it’s important to stay for every band on a local bill if you’re playing the show
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