Re: What are the must haves for gigging?
Lots of excellent suggestions there Mary. +++++ on the DRUM CASES to protect your valuable drums. Helpful in case some drunk knucklehead volunteers to carry your gear and drops a drum.
Ouch. (I carry my own gear). Definitely spare snare, as it seems to take me a while to change a head and tune it.
Oh - bring BF for transport - cheerleading - applause duties.