What to Take to the Gig?

I’m always amazed by the violinists who break a string at a rehearsal or concert and they don’t have an extra one in their case. What were they thinking? You never broke a string before? Just came across this article which is more geared toward folks playing electric instruments but it’s a good starting place for thinking about what you should have handy. Essential Items for the Gigging Bassist: A Gig Survival Checklist.

Adding to the list:

  • Hole punch
  • Tape
  • Binders
  • Pencils
  • Dark Chocolate