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Preparing for a concert the right way

Live at 3. Giengen Gitarrenfestival, Giengen, Germany (Jan 2018) [Photo: Nadir Sakiz] This article is aimed at two audiences: 1) Musicians who perform, or who want to perform, on stage. 2) People who want to get a glimpse into what it's like preparing and playing a live show. This post will centre around how I prepare as a musician who primarily plays solo acoustic guitar for my live show, but this is applicable to anyone who performs live. There is always so much more I could go into detail about (e.g. promoting your live show, approaching venues and promoters about performing, etc.) but this will focus on a live performance and what you can do to maximise its impact. Adapt the general appr