I am a self-proclaimed music head. There is nothing on this planet that I love more than music. Because of this I have dated many musicians in hope of being their next muse. While nothing gets me going more than a man with musical talent they can do a number on your heart and self esteem. I have since sworn them off but for you ladies out there who are forging ahead I’ve got some tips that will help you keep your sanity.
The relationship they have with their band mates will almost always come before their relationship with you.
They have drama and issues they need to sort out with their band mates and it is going to be more important that whatever is happening between the two of you. Basically know that if you are going to date a musician you will NEVER be number 1 on the priority list.
Don't worry about the Groupies.
Your man is in a band and hopefully a good one. Groupies will be present and they will throw themselves at your man. Ignore them, but do let them know that you are there and you are watching. Just don’t be creepy or overly possessive.
You’ll be expected to go to most if not all of the gigs.
No matter how much you love his music going to every gig can become daunting, especially if you work a 9-5. He is going to expect you to be present for support. Bring some friends so you don’t get bored.
Your relationship will be long distance… at times.
He’s going to go on tour. You will have to put up with weeks of absence. The alone time can be nice but if you can’t do long distance DO NOT date a musician. Also, you need to be able to trust him while he’s away.
He’s probably poor.
Unless he’s Jack White, he’s probably broke. He’s an artist and they don’t tend to make much money. You may have to foot the bill a lot or just get used to cheap forms of entertainment. Hopefully one of those forms of cheap entertainment is great sex.
Artists tend to be sensitive .
Artists tend to be easily offended if you don’t LOVE their work, so handle with care and if he writes a crappy song, let Spin magazine tell him, not you.
There’s going to be drugs and alcohol.
They will probably do drugs. And they will probably get them for free. Know this.
If he writes the songs, he’s going to write about you
It may not always be specifically about you but it could pertain to your relationship. It could be sweet, it could be hurtful. Take this as your warning.
Hopefully this helped. Now go forth young, wild girls and find your self some musical love.