Performing in front of a crowd is an important part of being a musician and a chance for you to show off your skill in front of others and get feedback on your musicianship. Gigging can give you a great sense of accomplishment and help you meet new and exciting people within the industry, however, nerves and lack of preparation can trip you up. I have put together some top tips to help you make the most of your shows and embrace the performer inside you.

There seems to be a general stereotype within the public that being a musician is not a serious career and people who are successful within the industry have had a lucky shot. It gives me a feeling that many forget that you can still make good money from transforming your musical skills into a career and that does not always mean that becoming a world-famous performer is the only way. We reveal popular careers in the industry that are often overlooked.