BASSSHACK By Eric Parsons Gilligan’s Island Gig Essentials This month I thought it would be fun to talk about those extra items that I try to bring to every gig, particularly those gigs that are in remote locations where you can’t readily run back home, or to a department store or even a 7 Eleven. Now, to be clear, I’m not talking about your bass, your amp, pedals, or cables. Those things are all no-brainers. I’m talking about those all-important accessories that can save you when things don’t go according to plan. The list is adjusted over time with each new experience. Once, when playing outdoors in spring, I couldn’t stop sneezing – so I bassmusicianmagazine.com | 08.15 now include allergy medicine when I play outdoor spring gigs.