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Old 11-06-2016, 01:29 AM
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SO I GOT A GIG
if anyone lives in or near dallas texas please contact me and i'll tell u exactly where and when but like thats not important. whats important is i got a fucking gig

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1. it's at a laid-back coffee house in dallas
2. i've got the mic for two hours, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
3. i'm playing piano chords on my crappy electronic keyboard and singing
4. i'm doing mainly covers, and a few crappy original songs
5. i'm opening with Come Round Soon by Sara Bareilles (replacing "bullshit" with "words") so basically jazzy piano and some high notes at the end

omg okay so as u can tell i'm reaaallyy excited and asdjfkl; but i have some issues

1. i'm awkward as fuck and tend to mess up
2. my voice gets tired after half an hour, let alone 2 hours
3. my song list is only 1:22, and I need like 1:45 min, so I need a couple more songs. suggestions are fab, preferably songs that can be played with acoustic piano chords
4. i have no idea how to interact with a live audience and captivate REAL PEOPLE WTF who are going to BE WATCHING ME omfg

so yeah i'm like wow wtf did I get myself into tbh but I'm excited but so scared so help and encouragement is cool thx
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Old 11-06-2016, 01:43 AM
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SO I GOT A GIG
if anyone lives in or near dallas texas please contact me and i'll tell u exactly where and when but like thats not important. whats important is i got a fucking gig

basic details
1. it's at a laid-back coffee house in dallas
2. i've got the mic for two hours, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
3. i'm playing piano chords on my crappy electronic keyboard and singing
4. i'm doing mainly covers, and a few crappy original songs
5. i'm opening with Come Round Soon by Sara Bareilles (replacing "bullshit" with "words") so basically jazzy piano and some high notes at the end

omg okay so as u can tell i'm reaaallyy excited and asdjfkl; but i have some issues

1. i'm awkward as fuck and tend to mess up
2. my voice gets tired after half an hour, let alone 2 hours
3. my song list is only 1:22, and I need like 1:45 min, so I need a couple more songs. suggestions are fab, preferably songs that can be played with acoustic piano chords
4. i have no idea how to interact with a live audience and captivate REAL PEOPLE WTF who are going to BE WATCHING ME omfg

so yeah i'm like wow wtf did I get myself into tbh but I'm excited but so scared so help and encouragement is cool thx

HOLY SHIT WELL DONE YOU'RE GONNA SLAY IM SO PROUD OF YOuUUUUU
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Old 11-06-2016, 01:46 AM
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HOLY SHIT WELL DONE YOU'RE GONNA SLAY IM SO PROUD OF YOuUUUUU
omg thank you!!!!!!!

also here's a recording of one of the songs I'm playing. this was AFTER around an hour of playing/singing so it's neither smooth nor gorgeous, but i thought it was okay considering the circumstances. :3

https://soundcloud.com/esther-ruehle...r-ruehle-cover
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Old 11-06-2016, 01:46 AM
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Oml, I'm so excited for you!! Unfortunately I have no tips because I am also awkward af around people. But anyway, I hope it goes really well, and a really good song is You by keaton henson. I think it would be okay on a keyboard. But I hope you have a really good time and I know you'll do great!
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Old 11-06-2016, 01:47 AM
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Oml, I'm so excited for you!! Unfortunately I have no tips because I am also awkward af around people. But anyway, I hope it goes really well, and a really good song is You by keaton henson. I think it would be okay on a keyboard. But I hope you have a really good time and I know you'll do great!
ah ok I'll look it up
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She Used To Be Mine is a good song by Sara Bareilles :-J
congrats!!
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Old 11-06-2016, 10:47 AM
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heyy I live near Dallas so ima shoot u an email
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Old 11-06-2016, 01:59 PM
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She Used To Be Mine is a good sing by Sara Bareilles :-J
congrats!!
DUDE I sang that for the school talent show and it's on my set list rn haha
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Old 11-06-2016, 02:11 PM
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brO I AM SO PROUD OF U

I LIVE IN TEXAS BUT HOURS AWAY FROM DALLAS

DANGIT TEXAS Y U SO BIG
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Old 11-06-2016, 02:31 PM
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brO I AM SO PROUD OF U

I LIVE IN TEXAS BUT HOURS AWAY FROM DALLAS

DANGIT TEXAS Y U SO BIG
we should organize a meetup for the Texas kidpubbers
there's you, me, Esther, and Sravani that I know of...
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