It's pretty common to book your first show and then realize, "oh wow, I booked my first show - what now??" There's bound to be a lot of nervous energy when your first show is on the calendar. Nervous energy is pretty much the norm for shows, as you'll come to discover, but some planning can keep it maintained at a level of minor annoyance instead of sheer panic.
What can you do to prep for your first gig? Get your pre-show to-do list in order with these five things to do before you hit the stage for the first time.