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Top 100 Quotes About Gig

#1. The truly incredible thing is were realizing that you can perform a two-and-a-half-hour gig without being high and still have a fantastic time. - Author: Stevie Nicks
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#2. I've never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that's why I go on doing it - I like to see everybody smile. - Author: Buddy Guy
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#3. For decades now, the Democrats have had a good gig buying the votes of government workers with outrageous salaries, benefits and work rules - and then sticking productive earners with the bill. But, now, we're out of money. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#4. Some gigs will go great. I figure you do a gig, and as many as can get there will get there. - Author: Jules Shear
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#5. The Stones always tried to do the odd smaller gig when they could. - Author: Bill Wyman
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#6. I enjoy performing, always, but when you're taping a gig, you've got to blank out this mass apparatus of self-consciousness that's surrounding you, this invitation to drown in self-consciousness. Otherwise you just won't be able to do anything. - Author: Dylan Moran
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#7. As an adult, getting paid thousands of dollars a week to say, "Aye, Sir. Course laid in" is a seriously sweet gig, but when I was a teenager, it sucked. - Author: Wil Wheaton
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#8. Music is a gut thing. You're working in a medium which is more in touch with the primal than the modern. A gig is a ritual. There's a congregation. - Author: Siobhan Fahey
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#9. It's amazing when I do a gig how many people of different ages come up to me afterwards and chat to me about songs. The emotions I feel are what any person can relate to. Sometimes I'm just a narrator. - Author: Ella Henderson
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#10. And in fact the only way I can deal with this eerie situation at all is to make a conscious decision that I have already lived and finished the life I planned to live - and everything from now on will be A New Life, a different thing, a gig that ends tonight and starts tomorrow morning. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#11. I once got my stiletto caught in my horse's tail on stage and went flying into the audience. It was a mental gig, so I think the crowd thought it was part of the show. - Author: Alison Goldfrapp
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#12. I used to get nervous about three weeks before a gig ... now I've managed to condense it down to a manageable ten minutes. - Author: Jo Brand
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#13. Each gig should be unique. You're always treading that line between keeping yourself fresh and giving people something they want to hear. - Author: Brian May
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#14. When I was a little kid, I used to say, "I would rather host the Oscars than win an Oscar." To me, that seemed like the more appealing, fun gig. - Author: Seth Rogen
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#15. I'm most in my element on tour, with a gig that day, like today. I'm on the road where I am supposed to be. I will be where I'm supposed to be at nighttime, on stage, in front of people, doing my thing. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#16. To people I know in the bottom income brackets, living paycheck to paycheck, the Gig Economy has been old news for years. What's new is the way it's hit the demographic that used to assume that a college degree from an elite school was the passport to job security. - Author: Tina Brown
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#17. When they offered me 'Wayne's World 2,' they said: 'We were going to give this to another actor, then we thought we'd see you'. I just thought: 'Surely you always had me in mind for that just in the way that it's written?', but they never admitted it. It was a wonderful gig to do. Really special. - Author: Ralph Brown
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#18. I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly. It was a dream gig. - Author: Joe Rogan
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#19. I'm the diva from the future. The next gig's on the moon. Catch me while you can. - Author: Natasha Bedingfield
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#20. The life of a singer is you have to pay your bills. You have to take a gig. - Author: Judith Hill
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#21. When Ron Howard does 'Rush,' he has to learn and steep himself in F1 culture and European racing culture, and that's part of the fun of the gig. You learn to learn. Your real skill as a director is being a learner and an observer. You're constantly learning another thing in context. - Author: Jon Favreau
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#22. I can't wait to start something up myself that is actually about giving unsigned bands the exposure they deserve, especially when they travel so far to play the smallest gig they've ever played in their lives. - Author: Dan Hawkins
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#23. I was playing a gig in Greece in September 2003 and this guy walks up to me and says, 'Hey Tiesto I just heard you play; you're amazing. I want you to play at the opening ceremony of the Olympics.' I looked at him, like, 'Sure pal!' - Author: Tiesto
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#24. I do the same gig. I might change it a little; I might slow it down if I'm in the South. I talk fast, and they're not used to people talking that fast. - Author: Lewis Black
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#25. I hate complacency. I play every gig as if it could be my last, then I enjoy it more than ever. - Author: Nigel Kennedy
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#26. Live comedy's a very reckless, foolhardy profession. You're only as good as your last gig so earnings fluctuate. - Author: Bill Bailey
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#27. I have a great team. A lot of my focus every day is with my television and film career, directing and producing, and I guess you can say that my moonlighting gig is Tropfest. Obviously, when I am not working I am in the Tropfest office full-time. - Author: John Polson
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#28. My father told me when I first started that standup is exciting and I should pursue it, but that writing would be the thing that would give me power over my career. I never have to take a road gig or a writing gig I don't want because I always have the ability to play one against the other. - Author: Greg Fitzsimmons
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#29. The mini-Moog was conceived originally as a session musician's axe, something a guy could carry to the studio, do a gig and walk out. - Author: Robert Moog
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#30. Playing live is what it's all about for me. It's cathartic, it's emotional, it's about communing with people. The way you feel after a gig is a such a powerful thing. - Author: Paul Weller
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#31. My first professional gig was 'Once Upon a Mattress' at the Drury Lane Oakbrook ... I was in the ensemble. I was one of the ladies in waiting, and I covered Winnifred. - Author: Jessie Mueller
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#32. If I'm playing a gig in London, it feels so important. The adrenaline rush here is bigger than anywhere else. I kind of like the pressure that London puts you under. - Author: Laura Mvula
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#33. As an actor, we're unemployed a lot, so I'm familiar with the stress of trying to get a gig, and sometimes you take shows that you don't really want to do to keep the money coming in. - Author: Aaron Douglas
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#34. I never even think about the physicality of roles, until honestly I get the gig and I think, 'OK, now what do I have to do in this one?' Like, I approach it thinking more about the character
do I respond to it? Is it something I think I can play? Does it seem like it'll be fun? - Author: Halle Berry
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#35. One of them would definitely be the Nelson Mandela gig, when I played the tribute song for him. He was up and dancing, and he really enjoyed it. It was a really lovely occasion. - Author: Joan Armatrading
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#36. I didn't get paid for my first gig supporting Usher Raymond in the Temple in Tottenham when I was 17 or 18. I bugged the promoter to let me play and it went down a storm. And after that I got loads of gigs, which were paid. - Author: Lemar
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#37. You're so hilarious. You know, if this whole Daimon-slaying gig doesn't work out for you, you should really consider being a comedian. The bright Barney hair color would just add to the overall entertainment factor. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#38. Every time I do a gig, my goal is getting new fans. - Author: Sharon Jones
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#39. For Dylan, it seems, life is always the next gig. Changing pace and location are essential to his survival as an artist. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#40. I love teaching online at my website and soon I'll be writing a math book. I love to teach math. I just don't have time for a full-time teaching gig. Acting is way too time-consuming. - Author: Danica McKellar
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#41. I did a gig in the U.S. once for the homeless. I said 'It's nice to see so many bums on seats.' - Author: Jimmy Carr
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#42. The Bassbone works great in the studio or on the live stage. Throw it in your gig bag and take it wherever you go. - Author: Victor Wooten
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#43. It's a two-dimensional gig being a singer, and you can get lost in your own tedium and repetition. - Author: Robert Plant
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#44. My first job in NYC was playing a gig in the early nineties at CBGBs. - Author: James Iha
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#45. Working on 'Gossip Girl' was a fantastic experience. It was my first real gig and I'm thankful for it - I got to learn a lot. I'm glad I got to explore getting comfortable in my own shoes in the background on a show like 'Gossip Girl.' - Author: Dreama Walker
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#46. I'm trying to get an acting gig on 'CSI' or something like that, so we'll see how that works out. I'm a singer, definitely not an actor, so I just follow directions. - Author: Jason Aldean
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#47. Sure, theater is tough because you're not home at night a lot and you work on weekends - every job has its downside. But to do something that you love doing for two hours a night, that's a pretty sweet gig. - Author: Robert Sean Leonard
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#48. I did a modeling gig for Burberry once, and it was a great experience, but no I am not a model. I want to be a model because it's a lot easier than acting. - Author: Alex Pettyfer
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#49. I was fortunate enough to have my kids early, so being a mom always ended up being a better gig than these other parts that came along. So I always justified not really working a lot because I had a family. - Author: Heather Langenkamp
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#50. My first acting gig was a skit for Jay Leno on 'The Tonight Show.' It was this Barbie commercial where I got to pour mud all over Barbie dolls and watch the heads pop off. It was so exciting, a lot of fun. - Author: Brie Larson
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#51. All my graduation money went to paying for bartending classes so I could have a side gig. I bartended for two months before I was supposed to move to New York and then two months later I got the job as an understudy in 'Sister Act' and haven't looked back since. - Author: Patina Miller
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#52. When I was about 12, I had my first paying gig - 8 dollars to play rhythm guitar in a polka band. Pretty soon, I ended up playing in all the bars within driving distance of Abbott, Texas. - Author: Willie Nelson
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#53. In the early days I was on the road 45-50 weeks a year, driving from gig to gig 6-8 weeks in a row. Not everyone can do that. The show becomes the easy part. Tt's the life on the road that is the hardest ... and you can't get any good at standup unless you do the road. - Author: Henry Cho
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#54. When you go to a concert, part of being there is that you're all hearing the same thing. It's about being in a crowd. If you go to a gig and there are two people there, then it's not the same thing. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#55. I was feeling that I was the in the dead-end circuit from 1980 to 1983, and I didn't know what else to do. I remember doing a show in some college town, in a tiny club, and afterward some fans came back. I thought I had done good gig and they were going to tell me that. - Author: Iggy Pop
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#56. Being human is a complicated gig. So give that ol' dark night of the soul a hug. Howl the eternal yes! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#57. What's your usual gig?"

"Physical fitness coach. I find it rather humdrum. Your assignment will be a welcome break in the quotidian ennui. - Author: Julian May
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#58. My favorite is still the one that I started off with, which is a Les Paul Standard. I've played that at every gig I've ever had. And that's my starting point in the studio. - Author: Dan Hawkins
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#59. Obviously I still gig on my own, but I've always heard my music with a band. - Author: George Ezra
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#60. What you do is, you just do the gig, enjoy, get on with it, and treat the rest as horse doodle. - Author: Ian McShane
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#61. The last reunion was a bit of a rushed job, we had to do a gig and documentary. - Author: Brian Harvey
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#62. Writing is the main gig and teaching and performing are sidelines, an excuse for not writing more. Working on a novel and on an opera make me seriously want to retire and find a volunteer job as a docent at the zoo explaining to schoolchildren where frogs go in the winter. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#63. It was blazing sunshine and I went on in a turquoise neck muff, glamorous dress and muddy boots and just had the best gig, really emotional. I've had emails from people saying that they cried. They promised it wasn't the drugs. - Author: KT Tunstall
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#64. One thing, when you're an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you're a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I'm working on new stuff for a new album right now. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#65. I also played with Jimi Hendrix. Jimi would come down and sit in with Retaliation and we would have a ball. He offered me the gig with him at 20 pounds a week, which at that point, was like 60 bucks. - Author: Aynsley Dunbar
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#66. Since the music industry cracked and fell apart, gasping for the cash flow it had come to expect, much re-thinking has been the order of the day. It is a fine time to be a musician. Like walking through Sodom and Gomorrah while it is still smoking, on your way to the next gig. - Author: Jane Siberry
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#67. I said if I have a No. 1, I'll do a naked photo shoot! I'm not sure a lot of people would like to see that, but it was more to the fans, really. Every gig I do, they try to get me to take my clothes off, so it's a promise to them - if I get a No. 1, I'll happily do a naked shoot. - Author: Olly Murs
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#68. I created, wrote, produced, and starred in my first-ever acting gig! - Author: Greg Poehler
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#69. In today's gig economy, where jobs have been replaced by 'portfolios of projects,' most people find themselves doing more things less well for two-thirds of the money. - Author: Tina Brown
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#70. I was doing gigs to stay alive. I worked two or three jobs at a time, there were times when I stayed up for 36 hours straight. I slept in shopping mall parking lots. A stand-up gig paid $35; then I could eat for another few days until the next gig. Literally, I was performing to live. - Author: Dat Phan
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#71. Calgary wins for my coldest New Year's Eve gig. That's when I learned Fahrenheit and Celsius cross at 40 below. I could see callers' breath coming out of my phone. - Author: Elayne Boosler
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#72. After a gig I get to the hotel all psyched-up from being on stage and get stuck into 'Homes and Interiors' magazine. - Author: Gary Barlow
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#73. T.V.'s weird because it's both the greatest gig as an actor potentially because it can be all this work for all this time, but there are so many question marks at every stage of the process. - Author: Caitlin Fitzgerald
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#74. I was always lucky that I've always had a gig, I'm fortunate in that way. - Author: Chiwetel Ejiofor
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#75. Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group. We starved. At that time I didn't realize that you'd work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man. - Author: Wes Montgomery
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#76. I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough. - Author: Johnny Vegas
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#77. If you can play guitar and sing, you can probably get a gig down the road playing at a restaurant, but don't throw your life away chasing something that is so elusive it will only lead you to regret and may turn you bitter. - Author: Cliff Richard
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#78. Stand-up is the kind of gig that'll show you where you're at. - Author: Dave Chappelle
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#79. Mayor de Blasio said that whenever he goes to a Yankee game he gets sick and tired of people booing and giving him the finger. Hey, what do you want? You're the mayor of New York City. It comes with the gig, pal. - Author: David Letterman
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#80. For a time that you couldn't get a gig if you didn't look a certain way. - Author: Chris Bailey
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#81. For me to train and get ready for racing, I can't just sit in the gym all the time and that's the way it is. Responsibility starts and stops with me. My main gig is grand prix driving, that's what I do and I need to keep that in the forefront of my mind. - Author: Mark Webber
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#82. How smartly September comes in, like a racing gig, all style, no confusion. - Author: Eleanor Clark
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#83. 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond' and 'Wish You Were Here' are standout tracks. 'Comfortably Numb' is another one. 'High Hopes' from 'The Division Bell' is one of my favorite all-time Pink Floyd tracks. 'The Great Gig in the Sky,' 'Echoes,' there's lot of them. - Author: David Gilmour
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#84. I made my name and reputation DJing in hip-hop clubs in New York. 'Celebrity DJ' is a term that I hated. To me a celebrity DJ is someone that's on 'Big Brother' or in some kind of B-movie who gets a gig to DJ even though they're not talented enough to do it. - Author: Mark Ronson
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#85. Dance me through to the stillness
to the point where the motion begins.
Dance me through to the silence
to the edge where the world begins. - Author: Kathryn Price NicDhana
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#86. It used to be that if you got on 'The Tonight Show,' your career was made. Now, if you're on 'The Tonight Show,' maybe 14 more people show up to your gig in Tulsa. - Author: Mike Birbiglia
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#87. QUICK TALK Kelis The 34-year-old singer first hit it big in 2003 with a single called "Milkshake." In the decade since, she's diversified her menu with a stint at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, a hosting gig for the Cooking Channel and a new album, out April 22. It's titled
what else?
Food. - Author: Anonymous
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#88. As a musician I'm about expressing what's inside, and I think everyone has a song in them that they need to get out, whatever their gig is. - Author: Flea
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#89. In Haitian mythology there is the figure Ghede, who in West Africa, is Iku, whose role is to show "each man his devil." He's represented by a figure wearing a top hat and smoking a cigar. That's my gig. - Author: Ishmael Reed
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#90. I'm going to take each day and each thing and each gig as it comes at me. - Author: James Bay
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#91. It'd be great to do some other TV. 'Breaking Bad' is definitely my home, but I'd love to have a nice hiatus gig, like a recurring role. Or to do a good film. I'd like to do a Woody Allen movie. I really didn't have a plan, and that's okay with me. - Author: Betsy Brandt
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#92. college was a wonderful gig, thousands of hours to tend to yourself like a garden. - Author: Lena Dunham
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#93. Nothing is worse than going home and having not played a gig. - Author: Nicki Minaj
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#94. When my dad toured in '91, I think my first gig properly was the Tokyo Dome, 50,000 people indoors. That was pretty scary. I was 12, or 13. - Author: Dhani Harrison
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#95. It's always good to play New York. The Apollo is a great gig. I loved that. - Author: Paul Weller
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#96. Devo and The Cramps didn't get big until they went to New York City. Chrissie Hynde didn't get big until she moved to London. When I was growing up, there wasn't even a place to play - just one little bar. If we wanted to have a gig, then we had to drive 45 minutes up to Cleveland. - Author: Dan Auerbach
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#97. A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere. - Author: Allan Carr
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#98. I was 12 years old, so auditioning for a TV show was something I didn't even think really happened. The next thing you know, I ended up booking the gig and I did four seasons on 'Emily of New Moon.' I got to learn on the job and kept going from there. - Author: Shawn Roberts
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#99. Every acting gig isn't the same, every writing job isn't the same, every live performance isn't the same - the challenge is the level of difficulty or ease, and that may vary. - Author: Ricky Jay
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#100. As a fanboy myself, one of the fun things about the gig has been every time I get a new script, I get to find out more about his day - to-day life and what goes on and what his relationships are. - Author: Clark Gregg
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