How do the pros handle mistakes?

Sometimes not so well. Here’s a clam from Metallica:

Any others out there?

EDIT: Nobody is perfect, it’s all about how we handle the goof ups. :slight_smile:

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Hahaha, James Hetfield rocks!

Here’s one from the modern day Axl Rose where he didn’t end the show like he probably would in the old days:

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I like this one, John broke the string but carried on regardless. So what he was sort of lost in the sand for first 30 seconds, just a poker face and carry on, business as usual :wink:

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The award for incredible professionalism during a live performance string change goes to:

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Another string break here at 22:15

Not guitar, but still a class act:

Cheers,

Keith

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Made my evening!

I’ve seen a few pros make mistakes on stage
They just stay calm and restart the song of it’s a complete mess or start from a certain section again or just carry on playing through it.

They might make a joke of it

And that is why you should have a few campfire songs at your disposal.