Well last night was my first gig at the Club I work for now. I wasn't informed that a famous local DJ was playing that night until I get there, and I was opening for him. I was told to be on from 9:30 until 11 PM. I arrived at 6 PM and got set up, helped check the lights, do sound, and just get everything in place. We finished around 7:30, I decided to check outside, and there was a huge line! About 300 to 400 people in line, and I was ecstatic. Of course I was also nervous as well. I walked behind the stage and sat down, and just waited. I talked to the DJ on tour and we had a few laughs and he helped get me ready. Finally I was up, it was about 9:25. Doors open at 9:30. I was instructed to bring a pre-recorded Mix that was close to 15 Minutes. I decided to play my Happy Hardcore mix (below in the other blog post, I added two more songs to make the length) and then after I started it, to walk off stage. People started to walk in and crowd the place. At 9:45ish the lights went out and it got quiet. I was standing on the side of the stage waiting for my cue to go on. A deep voice then started. " Welcome to the factory" The stage manager flagged me on, I walked up and got my headphones on. I hit a switch to notify the light crew that I was ready. Lights came on, the crowd yelled, and I dropped the beat. I got to play for an extra 30 minutes because the headliner and his crew weren't all ready yet. ( Some of them showed up late) I got pictures, a lot. I uploaded a few to my computer, but I still got a good number to upload. The whole night was insane, I had people jumping and yelling. It was such an amazing feeling. I gave my card to the Headliner DJ, and I also go back to the club tomorrow night and mix as well. I made $550 and had the time of my life. I love my job.