Alfred Music Publishing is the worlds largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. This book includes all the fundamentals of starting a band and playing your music in clubs. You will learn how to get organized, run productive rehearsals, obtain the equipment you'll need, book gigs, find musicians and promote your band. Whether you are into folk, rock 'n' roll, heavy metal, world music, reggae, alternative music or country, this book is for you.