Guitar Nine Columns: Live Performance

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

December-January 2017

Online streaming is a good way of adding a new revenue channel to your live shows.

April-May 2016

Music industry guru Christopher Knab offers concrete information on booking contracts with venues.

April-May 2015

Maximizing your on-stage guitar tone so that you can make every gig an enjoyable experience.

April-May 2014

Tom Hess helps you to find band members with the same drive and ambition that you have.

June-July 2013

When you are confident on stage to the degree you are confident playing at home alone then any fear will not hinder your focus and performance.

October-November 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds us that a huge percentage of artists either forgot or never learned that a show is an experience for their fans.

June-July 2012

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

April-May 2012

Here`s what a designer can tell you that will help you set your band and your music apart.

April-May 2012

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

February-March 2012

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

December-January 2011

Here are some great suggestions from Michael Knight on how to get a better live sound.

December-January 2011

Dario Napoli has tips on how to prevent loss of mastery on your instrument.

December-January 2011

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

October-November 2011

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

August-September 2011

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

June-July 2011

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

April-May 2011

Are you frustrated because you are not getting as many people to come to your live shows as you want?

April-May 2011

Five of the very best guitar kids every month in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

February-March 2011

Canadian guitarist David Martone is back from the snowy Canadian Satriani support tour - with pictures.

December-January 2010

The very best way to get more people to repeatedly come out and see your band play live is word of mouth.

December-January 2010

Canadian guitarist David Martone enters the world of project management, as he preps for supporting the Satriani tour.

October-November 2010

Canadian guitarist David Martone talks about his latest clinic and show in Bucharest, Romania.

August-September 2010

Canadian guitarist David Martone relates his experiences at this year`s National Guitar Workshop.

June-July 2010

Canadian guitarist David Martone is no longer confined to the boundaries of the stage. Find out why.

April-May 2010

Canadian guitarist David Martone has been busy lately, and has a full clinic schedule this summer.

February-March 2010

Get the most you can out of the rehearsal time you have scheduled.

February-March 2010

Canadian guitarist David Martone heads out to Eastern Europe and pieces together a mini-tour.

December-January 2009

How do you want your band remembered? Great ideas from Draven Grey.

June-July 2008

Kevin Ferguson outlines personal experiences about the hazards of playing a wide variety and mix of genres, along with some mitigation examples.

April-May 2008

A peek at the Satriani instructional sessions, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

February-March 2008

Take a tour of the live performance capable Digitruck, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

February-March 2007

It`s easy than you think to play the fool.

February-March 2005

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh returns with an essential list of items you`ll need for your live shows.

February-March 2004

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager talks about the difficulties facing a small time touring band.

February-March 2004

Dan Lambert with a story about gigging abroad.

October-November 2003

Joy Basu discusses getting pop gigs and what to expect during the auditions.

April-May 2003

How Chris satisfies both his financial and artistic needs and how you can too.

October-November 2002

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas talks about a problem more common than anyone knows - and how to deal with it.

June-July 2002

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney on getting the most from your hometown fans.

February-March 2002

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney chips in on the makings of a great stage show.

August-September 2001

An egoless way to get your name out there.

June-July 2001

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with an in-depth column on the most important method for selling your CDs.

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