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I'm crapping myself!

col.campbell 17 1.3k 4 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2008 5:15PM
I can relate to being nervous, although not in the same setting.

PLaying with various amateur bands over the years, I used to get nervous. I got a few funny looks when spotted in a back corridor in some venue jumping up and down, stretching and doing press-ups!

Better than that, the best piece of advice I ever stumbled across for stage-fright was set the kit up, and then as the punters arrive, have a pint (if not driving) and mingle. By chatting to people, you'll soon realise that they're there for a good night out, a laugh, to enjoy themselves - not to critique every move you make. I'm sure that some of this could apply to you but if you end up legless, or falling down a hole while out running, I'm not to blame!

PS Good luck and enjoy. It's what you do, after all.
jondf 14 2.8k
18 Nov 2008 9:38PM

Quote:I'm crapping myself!

Ensure plenty of toilet paper is to hand and all will be well Wink
ray835 12 150 Wales
18 Nov 2008 9:43PM
and make sure you keep your flash powder dry....lol
col.campbell 17 1.3k 4 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2008 3:48PM
Well, how did it go?

Were you pumped full of adrenalin, was it all over in a flash (pardon the pun)?

Did you manage to control your nerves and retain the feeling of being in charge of the situation?

Did you just relax and it all went like a dream?
Bucephalas69 12 279 Wales
21 Nov 2008 8:44PM

Result or what?
Elemobe 12 36 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2008 10:00PM
Wow, this is a cliffhanger - just picked up on this thread and read it through - I'm looking forward to seeing and hearing how it went.
col.campbell 17 1.3k 4 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2008 12:36AM
Someone check he's not crying silently and rocking back and forth in a dark corner somewhere?...

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