DIY Roundup: Live Performance

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Take your live performance to the next level. Learn how to properly plan your set and prepare your setup before you get to the venue, the pros and cons of tech like backing tracks, how to overcome performance anxiety to win over the crowd, and the importance of the overall visual aesthetic. Here are some links to help you through the process.

The Balance Careers A Guide to Playing Your First Live Gig

Decibel Magazine Five Things Every Band Booking Their Own Tour Should Know, by Ben Ward of Orange Goblin

MusicTech 12 Live Performance Tips

Tom Hess How To Prepare For Gigs And Make Your Live Shows Better

MusicTech 10 Tips For Performing Live With Tech

Flypaper The Art of Practice Performing: Bringing Performance into the Practice Room

Mella Music 7 Tips for Musicians to Have Amazing Live Concerts

Flypaper How to Win Over a Lame Crowd

Inside Music Schools How to Overcome Performance Anxiety for Musicians

Musician On A Mission Feeling Awkward on Stage? Here's Our 10 Best Stage Presence Tips

Flypaper Why You Need to Take Visual Aesthetics, Style, and Presentation Seriously

Drumming Review How To Run Backing Tracks Live: The Ultimate Guide For Your Band

Flypaper How to Book Bigger and Bigger Shows Over Time

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