02-25-2013 07:51 PM
I'm wondering what your preference is: day or night when it comes to playing, and why.
02-25-2013 09:22 PM - edited 02-25-2013 09:23 PM
It makes no difference at all.
Why would it?
I don't feel safe playing in certain parts of cities at night, whereas during the daytime it doesn't seem as sketchy cause the sun is shining. There's some places you just don't go at night especially drawing attention to yourself. Also, you don't notice a different atmosphere between playing outside on a sunny day vs. playing in a bar at night? It might not directly affect your playing, but I would imagine people would have a preference.
02-26-2013 05:57 AM
My favorite gigs are Sunday brunch gigs. But then too, I'm not a night person.
I am booked at the New England Folk Festival for a 10:00 PM set. That'spast my bedtime.
02-26-2013 06:01 AM - edited 02-26-2013 06:02 AM
I play much more at night. Partly because that's when I have more free time. But also I seem to feel more inspired in the quiet of the late evening/wee hours. I'm much more likely to come up with some new idea for a song late at night, or right when I wake up in the pre-dawn--like maybe the idea was connected to a dream.
02-26-2013 06:32 AM
I can't remember the last time I even picked a guitar up before noon. I'd estimate that 90% of my guitar playing is done in the evenings and late at night with some weekend afternoons thrown into the mix. I've written only a few originals, and all of those also happened in the late hours.
Since I retired, I've discovered 15-20 minute "power naps" in the afternoons. If I get one of those, I'm good until 2 in the morning.
02-27-2013 03:06 AM
I like playing @ night because I wear black and it makes me stealthy.
Some wonder where the music is coming from.
02-27-2013 04:22 AM
02-27-2013 08:08 AM
I play equally poorly in the day or at night. I prefer playing around 5PM right now. I don't have any idea why.
02-27-2013 06:20 PM
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