Anyone still gigging?

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Now that I'm retired I'm going to get back out there and play live again now that the pandemic has slowed a bit, it's been about 5 years and the last band I was in I played drums but I'll be strictly guitar going forward.
Back in 2009 I started gigging again until I suffered a stroke in 2017 which screwed with my playing and wellbeing in general. I was determined to play again and worked really hard at it (its taken years to get it back to where I was). But the band were so cool about it and got me up after about 6 months. At that point I could strum a few chords so we had another guitarist doing all the clever stuff. Then I had another health issue which took me out of the game in 2019. That took a while to recover from and by that time the pandemic hit. The band are currently in mothballs but I have recently suggested we investigate doing it again... fingers crossed ... Gigging is a young persons game ;)
 

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Back in 2009 I started gigging again until I suffered a stroke in 2017 which screwed with my playing and wellbeing in general. I was determined to play again and worked really hard at it (its taken years to get it back to where I was). But the band were so cool about it and got me up after about 6 months. At that point I could strum a few chords so we had another guitarist doing all the clever stuff. Then I had another health issue which took me out of the game in 2019. That took a while to recover from and by that time the pandemic hit. The band are currently in mothballs but I have recently suggested we investigate doing it again... fingers crossed ... Gigging is a young persons game ;)
I'm glad you're still thinking about it all considering, totally get having health issues that hinder it. I'm thinking something a little more mellow like coffee houses or wineries once or twice a month type of thing, the days of doing 5 sets a night 3 days a week are definitely behind me. All the gear setup, travel, late nights, etc. are just too much.
 
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