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Wedding Gigs vs. Bar Gigs: The Ultimate Showdown!

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Jared Judge

Fulltime Music Academy 

Hey gigging musicians,


Today, we're diving into the ring for an epic showdown: Wedding Gigs vs. Bar Gigs! It's a playful rivalry, but when it comes to your music career, there's a clear winner. 


Round 1: Paycheck PunchIn one corner, we have Bar Gigs. Sure, they can be fun, but they often pay peanuts. You're stuck with late-night shifts and tips that barely cover your strings.And in the other corner, the reigning champ, Wedding Gigs! These gigs bring in the big bucks. Couples are willing to invest in quality music for their special day. Say hello to fatter paychecks and a happier bank account. 


Round 2: Working ConditionsBar Gigs might have you crammed into a corner, competing with chatter and clinking glasses. Not exactly the ideal stage.But with Wedding Gigs, you get a VIP pass to elegant venues. You'll be playing in beautiful settings, and your music becomes an integral part of a magical day. It's a win for both you and the happy couple. 


Round 3: Job SatisfactionSure, Bar Gigs offer some regularity, but playing the same setlist night after night can become mundane.Wedding Gigs, on the other hand, are all about variety. Different couples, unique requests, and a chance to craft unforgettable moments through music. Your creativity thrives, making every gig exciting. 


Round 4: Future ProspectsBar Gigs can become a never-ending cycle. It's easy to get stuck in the loop without much room for growth.


But Wedding Gigs open doors. Satisfied couples recommend you to their friends and family. Your reputation grows, and soon, you're booking more high-paying weddings than you can handle.


So, there you have it, folks. In this friendly competition, Wedding Gigs come out on top, offering better pay, working conditions, job satisfaction, and future prospects.


Ready to learn how to land your first or next wedding gig? Join us for the FREE Wedding Gig Challenge starting on February 12, 2024. It's your chance to demystify the wedding industry and unlock the secrets to booking those lucrative gigs. Don't miss out! 


Register now at and let's elevate your music career together!


To your thriving music career,


Jared Judge

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