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Packing for Tour: The Bandhive Community Chimes In

Whether you're hitting the road for a weekend or going on-two month tour, packing the right things is important.

Especially if it’s your first tour, you might not know what to bring. That’s why on this week’s episode of the podcast we go through our tour essentials, as well as tips shared by our listeners.

Don’t go into your next tour blind: listen now to find out what you should pack so you have (almost) all the comforts of home while on the road.

What you’ll learn:

  • What to pack for your next tour
  • Why it’s good to have a pen and paper in your backpack
  • How to protect your hearing on the cheap
  • How to create lasting memories for your fans
  • How to instantly feel better on tour
  • Why you should only use cheap towels on tour
  • Which snacks travel well – and which ones don’t
  • How to stay focused on long drives
  • What our listeners recommend you pack
  • Which essentials should be in your van to keep you on the road

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