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  • I got a gig today by simply liking a Facebook post.

    I noticed that a small shop near my house was being converted into a bistro. Sort of a wine bar/coffee house deal. I looked them up on Facebook, liked, then sent them a message asking about gigs. Because it's a small place I made sure to stress I am small footprint and lower volume. Owner texted me back saying they would think about it.
    Today, I'm wasting time on Facebook and I see they've posted a picture of the construction. I like the post and 5 minutes later I get a text asking me to play the grand opening party.
    Score.
    If I play this right I could get a semi regular gig 5minutes from home!
    Member: IBANEZ ACOUSTIC ASSASSINS

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    Awesome - congrats! Good luck - I hope the grand opening turns into a semi-regular gig for you!

    Please let us know how it goes.
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    • #3
      Nice one
      Cheers Steve

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      • #4
        I've made some worthwhile connections on facebook over the years. Good luck or skill?
        BD

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        • #5
          right place, right time, right attitude...hope the gig works out. Did they mention anything about $?
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