Getting a bad rep… how your behaviour off stage as well as on can end a career…

No one likes a diva backstage (unless it’s actual Diva Hollywood – we bloody love her, she’s gorgeous inside and out!)… Bad behaviour backstage is the fastest way to gain a reputation for all the wrong reasons… Be a joy offstage and on – your future depends on it and here’s why… Saying ‘thank you’ […]

a New Royal Family – What A Regal Rumble!

I think we’ve managed to calm down since the right royal rumble that was Saturday’s show! One of our best ever, we reckon! We had such amazing acts, including one of our favourite headliners Red Sarah who closed the show with a right royal bang! She also performed one of our favourite acts, the Queen […]

Too Little Too Late: Why Tardiness Can Effect You Getting Shows…

If we’re all being honest, we’ve all been late in our lives more than a few times – late to work, late to bed and late to an appointment, but if we want to adopt a professional attitude being late when it comes to any aspect of performing is a big no no – here’s […]

The Show Must Go On! Things To Consider When Putting On an Event… Pt Two, Booking The Acts

So you want to put on a show? If you’ve seen part one of our guide here you will already have a venue in mind… Now it’s time to book your acts! Here’s part two of our three part series to help budding producers (there’s waay too much to put in just one feature!), so if you […]

Rubyyy Jones’ Stage Readyyy Lessons!

We bloody love Rubyyy Jones – and so did every one of you who came to our Whipping Up A Storm at Swansea Grand last month… Today we are loving her post for new performers on that bloody time of the month… Here’s a link to her blog: http://setyourpleasurefree.tumblr.com/post/123029713439/stage-readyyy-lesson-1

Just About To Hit The Stage? Five Tips For Performers To Control Nerves

Never be afraid of nerves! So you are waiting in the wings for your name and act to be announced… Nervous? Good, that’s a good start! Nerves come from the basic human ‘fight or flight’ mode. It’s a concentration of energy to help you in a moment of ‘stress’ and a build up to help […]

Pastie Tips

No one wants a pastie to fall off during a show – so here’s a few tips that might help keep them solid during your performance (originally posted on our Bluestockinglounge.com sept 2012)… Preparation is the key… Never use body moisturiser or oil-based products, talk, body powder or make up in the area that you […]