10. Don’t give up.
9. Make beautiful music with whoever you are, wherever you are.
8. Networking really matters, but being kind matters even more.
7. We’re all in this together.
6. Building trust takes time.
5. Gear is important, but knowing how to use that gear is even more important.
4. Keeping in shape and well-groomed is vital for musicians playing live.
3. Coffee is the lifeblood of every musician.
2. The world has completely changed since the digital revolution.
1. Be patient. Something will come up.
And this is why I love the people in this town so much.