# Question: How Many Songs Is A 3 Hour Set?

## How many songs is 6 hours?

A music CD holds 80 minutes worth of songs or 26 songs with a few minutes to provide a short space between each song.

Six hours would be 60×6 or 360 minutes or 120 three minute songs..

## How many songs should a DJ have?

So- how many songs should there be in a DJ’s set? Divide the number of minutes you intend to play by 2. This is the number of songs you need. For instance- if your set is 5 hours, or 300 minutes long, you won’t need more than 150 songs.

## How much should I get paid for a gig?

Local gigs during the week: \$100 or better. Local gigs on weekend: \$200 or better. Session work: \$500/day or \$100 / track. Gigs involving travel days: \$300 or better per gig plus accommodations and per diem.

## How many songs are in a set list?

8-10 I’d say as a minimum but you should try to get that to 20 over time so you can mix it up. How long will you be playing for? For a two hour set you might need something like 30 songs. It’s always better to have too many songs rather than too few.

## How long is a typical music set?

A set for us is 45 min with a 15 minute break. The last set would be an hour. You can also ask around town at bars and such what the “normal” routine is for their live music. You can always lengthen your covers, especially if they are good dance numbers.

## How many songs is a 30 minute set?

A 30 minute set should have no more than 8 songs in it but at least 7 songs. Each song would be probably 3–4 minutes each and of course you will spend some time talking to the audience between songs.

## How many songs do you need for 1 hour?

For one hour, I’d put in about 20-25 tracks. That should be over two hours of material to work with. The thing is, once you start playing, you might want to deviate from your predefined set list, so it’s better to have a good chunk of music ready at your fingertips.

## How many sets is a gig?

Typical gig is 2 1-hour sets.

## How many songs is 2 hours?

When we plan for a two hour slot, we plan about 90 minutes with 1 or 2 spare songs that we can kick out if it gets tight. Depending on how you perform your songs and how much you entertain in between, I would suggest 10–15 songs.

## How many songs do you need for a concert?

If you’ve got a 30-45 minute set then I’d say about 7-10 songs, depending on how long your songs are, and how much stage banter you do. If you arrange a gig, the venue or promoter should tell you how long your set will be, and if they don’t, there’s no harm in asking.

## How many times can you play a song in a day?

Duration of one day = 24 hours = 86,400 seconds. Duration of the song = 3 minutes 15 seconds = 195 seconds. So, you can play that song continuously for the whole day for about 443 times.

## How many songs do you need for an album?

If a product contains four to six songs, and has a total duration of 30 minutes or less, it is generally classified as an EP. Therefore, an album is typically seven songs and runs over 30 minutes.

## How many songs do I need for a 4 hour set?

Number of Songs to Play for Every DJ Gig LengthDJ set lengthNumber of songs3 hours90 songs3,5 hours105 songs4 hours120 songs4,5 hours135 songs9 more rows

## How many songs is a 45 minute set?

8 or 9 songs per 45-minute set.

## Do DJs buy their music?

DJs also use their own music if they produce themselves. There are free and paid services where the DJs get their music from. Some DJs buy songs from popular sites or get songs sent to them in subscriptions. Some DJs also make their own music on music production software which they perform live.