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Do you have to be good for performing for college at small gigs?

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Title says it all, I will be performing for my college in a cafe shop at the end of this month. How good do you have to be?

Just as good as any other performance. A different audience does not make your performance quality any less important. Treat every performance as if it's the last performance you'll ever have. Select and study the songs you'll be performing with the assistance your vocal coach (take lessons weekly) and practice them every day up until the performance, always focusing on improving.

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You have to be good enough to not get run off from there or getting paid if you will stop singing. How good is good? Have you sang in front of people before? How is that different from people now drinking mocha lattes or whatever?

I take it as a good sign when the audience is NOT throwing vegetables, digested or not, at me.

Are you being graded on this, as a matter of public performance? Are you supposed to wear red glittery shoes?

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Title says it all, I will be performing for my college in a cafe shop at the end of this month. How good do you have to be?

here's an analogy:

(assuming you're a guy?)

if you make love to your girlfriend, wife, or whomever, how good to you have to be?

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I take it as a good sign when the audience is NOT throwing vegetables, digested or not, at me.

Oh, I remember all too well the day when the audience stopped throwing vegetables and fruits at me. Right at that moment I knew that my mum, mum, mums and mehs had paid off. I also remember, a bit earlier, when they upgraded from old tomatos to bananas. That was when I was experimenting with "it's the lah".

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That is brilliant. A grading system based on type and freshness of produced lobbed at one.

Then, again, not having food hurled at me may not be an endorsement of my singing. I am really tall and scary looking. Think of Shrek with a slightly southern accent. Maybe the audience is waiting for me to get tired and go away of my own accord. ("just clap politely and eventually, he will go away ...")

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we have this cocky woman at karaoke night, who is a so-so level singer.

she however, thinks she is great and acts like it.

she is simply a legend in her own mind. as a result of her attitude, she has few people who like her.

it's important to be aware that getting better at this is a lifelong endeavor that absolutely fluctuates.

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Title says it all, I will be performing for my college in a cafe shop at the end of this month. How good do you have to be?

That fluctuates with how much alchohol, what type of alchohol and who is drinking the alchohol, you or the audience.

If it is a coffee shop where only coffee is involved....you should go with your best songs. Engage in a few reconnaissance missions and find out what the audience may want to hear and what they are tired of hearing.

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