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What Is the best way for a band to prepare for a live show?


KJ
: Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse, and be as prepared as possible!  But there are some things that will only be learned through experience.  For example, most newbie musicians don’t really know what they need to hear in their monitor on stage.  Some people try to get a full studio quality mix in their monitor with all instruments which just isn’t going to happen in many local situations.  A lot of times if the drums and amps are right behind you, you may just need some vocals in your wedge and be good to go.  Every situation is different though,  for example if the drums are all digital the band will definitely want to hear them loud on stage in order to keep time!

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