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  • Gig Opportunity: U.S. Air Force Airmen Of Note Announce Bass Vacancy

    Gig Opportunity: U.S. Air Force Airmen Of Note Announce Bass Vacancy

    The United States Air Force Band has announced an immediate vacancy for the bass chair in their premier jazz ensemble, the Airmen of Note, as longtime bassist Paul Henry steps down from his tenure. The position requires that bassists play both acoustic and electric bass in a big band setting in a variety of styles,... »

  • The Word Alive Bassist Quits; Band Seeking Replacement

    The Word Alive Bassist Quits; Band Seeking Replacement

    Bassist Nick Urlacher has announced he is leaving metalcore act The Word Alive as a life change. “I’ve decided to leave The Word Alive my friends,” he wrote in an online statement. “I will miss all of our friends, family and fans I’ve had the utmost pleasure and honor to meet along my travels with... »

  • USAF Band of Liberty Bass Vacancy

    The United States Air Force Band is holding auditions for the bass chair. Audition materials are due by November 7, 2010. The live audition is on Dec 7, 2010. Audition Requirements Scales and Arpeggios: Perform all scales and arpeggios from memory throughout the full practical range of the instrument (lowest open string to the 19th... »

  • Bass Gig: Norwegian Cruise Lines Electric Bass Openings

    Norwegian Cruise Lines has a couple of electric bass openings for mid-summer into the fall. If you’re a solid sight reader and can work through the fall, this might be the gig for you. Norwegian Cruise Lines provides food, lodging, travel to and from the ship, and complete healthcare while onboard in addition to a... »

  • Smashing Pumpkins Hold Open Auditions for New Bassist

    Ever wanted to play along side Billy Corgan in the Smashing Pumpkins? Well your big chance has arrived! Corgan has announced that the band will be having open auditions for a new bassist, as well as a new keyboardist. Smashing Pumpkins bassist Ginger Pooley just had a baby and wants to raise her child without... »

  • The Autumn Offering seeking bassist

    Alright metal fans, the The Autumn Offering from Daytona Beach, FL, is urgently looking to replace their recently departed bassist Mike Poggione. Here’s the buzz straight from The Autumn Offering: “Unfortuanately, our bassist Mike has some family concerns that are going to prevent him from preforming in The Autumn Offering. We wish him the best!... »

  • Help Wanted: Sinners Saints (Philly) needs a bass player

    Sinners Saint, a rock band in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking a bass player. The band is wrapping up their album with the help of Grammy-nominated producer David Ivory, recording with as studio bassist. Now the band needs a full-time member. Candidates must have professional gear, transportation, between 20 and 30 years old, and able to... »

  • Featured Bass Gigs

    Owensboro, Kentucky: Metal/Thrash/Progressive band “Factory Damage” is seeking a bass player details | band site Oxnard, California: An unnamed band posted, “are you sick of playing METAL? Are you sick of the same ol’ cover tunes? Do you want to be in a truly original band with a bunch of cool people? We are looking... »

  • Featured bass gigs

    Orange County, California: Melodic Metalcore band needs bass player and drummer (more bass gigs in Orange County) Denver, Colorado: Bass Player Needed (no blues or punk). I’m looking to expand my existing live act to be more full and cohesive with extra burst of fire. (more bass gigs in Denver) West Carleton, Ontario, Canada: No... »

  • Cedar Point holding bass audition

    Cedar Point is holding auditions for musicians to perform at their park on Lake Erie this summer, and for parks near Cincinnati, Kansas City, Missouri and Richmond, Virginia. They have at least a hundred openings for musicians and performers of all types. And if you don’t get picked to play bass, they say they need... »