Guide

How to get gigs

Introduction

Getting gigs usually requires patience and persistence. It may be daunting at first if you're only getting started in the industry. However, the steps involved in finding and booking gigs are generally simple to follow.

This guide will explain the process of booking live performances. It will tell you how to find a venue for your gig, how to approach promoters and pitch your act in a way that gets it chosen.

It will also suggest how to promote your gigs and find audience for your show – not always easy if you're only just starting. Finally, it will explain how to negotiate a gig deal and what best practice to follow when playing gigs.