I just did three shows in a row. Two of them were house concerts and sound systems were not provided. That means that you end up doing some serious projection singing to be heard and to fill the room with music.
Doing one show like that really isn’t that big a deal, but doing several of them in a row can be daunting, particularly if you sing a little too hard on the first or second gig.
You wake up in the morning with this basso profundo for a voice, which is wonderful for voice over, but unless you are Paul Robeson singing Old Man River, can be cause for serious anxiety.
You try to sing your songs and discover that your voice is stiff and simply cannot deliver the bel canto you usually rely upon. More anxiety sets in and this simply makes it