We set up and sound check as early as possible, then come back when it is time to start unless there is a reason to keep an eye on things.
We generally don't stop playing between songs without a reason requiring it, such as switching guitars. Patti is good with the banter and we are pretty good natured and easy going as a rule. Its rock and roll- its going to be loud.
Additional Booking Notes
We need enough room and electricity - if asked to play at a location purpose-built for music performance we may need to talk over or inspect, possibly tape off a space. Generally need at least one grounded outlet at stage, another at one side next to audience area for mix.
We play classic, hard and modern rock covers. Currently we have 3 sets that span 3 hours. One set is dance-oriented that we call "ladies night" that features music of The Cars, J Geils, Joan Jett etc. Another is more recent modern/heavy rock like Stone Temple Pilots, Kings of Leon, Paramore (Twilight movies), The Offspring. The Classic Rock set consists of Hendrix, Neil Young, early Black Sabbath, AC/DC and so on. If there is a specific number, or even a few, we can probably perform it with a couple weeks notice. We have been playing out since July 2012 and do not have a huge backlist for requests yet.
We have a full PA and board and new light equipment and reliable transport. Members are all fully employed grown-ups who are responsible and have careers, clean records and military/govt. backgrounds. In the short time since we formed we have managed to secure gigs, and more importantly, been asked to come back ; )