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July 28, 2009 / alunatunes

The ABC’s of Rock-opening act, overage, optimism, opportunity


opening act- can be an acoustic ensemble or a full band. Plays a 45 minute or so set in front of the main act. Support spots are very beneficial to beginning bands.

overage- the percentage over the contract amount. Guarantee plus % of door or bar is an overage.

optimism- a cheerful attitude and a willingness to co-operate in the most extreme circumstances imaginable. A grateful heart and a positive and optimistic attitude are essential in touring

opportunity- a favorable conjuncture. Whether it is a chance to perform on the radio, tape a tv show, or talk to a reporter, opportunities abound but are also created. Be watchful of ways to progress yourself and your musical mission by seeking and taking advantage of opportunities.


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