A Guitarist’s Official Gig Tool Kit: Gear List and Essential Tips

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Whether you're taking your first step into performing or you’re a grizzled veteran of the live circuit, we're here to help. We'll begin by providing you with a checklist of everything you should bring to a gig — then we'll give you the essential dos and don'ts for when you're soundchecking and playing.

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Since 1980, Guitar World has been the ultimate resource for guitarists. Whether you want to learn the techniques employed by your guitar heroes, read about their latest projects or simply need to know which guitar is the right one to buy, Guitar World is the place to look.