Well, dang. I joined a real band for the first time a few weeks ago. We've had two practices and are practicing again tomorrow. I played in a few one-offs and chapel bands (waiting to get struck by lightning, of course) while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, but this is a long term thing I think. Dang if I'm not on line to take a few solos, to include Highway to Hell and Shooting Star. (For the second one, there are a lot of fills at the end of the song while Paul Rogers is getting his "nah nah naaaah nah nah naaaaah naaahs" on, but I'll get them down. That's a big step for a guy who mostly banged around on an acoustic up until a few years ago. My trusty ebony 2008 Trad with the Jonesy Blues harness is my go-to guitar, and I reckon I'm going to push this for all it's worth. I love this guitar. I also have a '94, but even with a pick-up swap and re-wire, that one never has sounded like I want it to. I'm bummed, because it's a gorgeous plain top sunburst. Maybe I'll try a third set of pickups... 51 and chasing youthful dreams of rock and roll. Who knew? Anyway, loads of you all are out all the time playing in front of folks and crushing it. I hope to follow in your steps. If we get to the point where we video anything, I'll put it up here. There is no point to this thread other than to say if you are on the fence about playing with other folks because you think you aren't good enough, get off the fence. It's a lot of fun.