While I don't always wear a hat while performing, I still do it quite frequently.
I sweat a lot from my brow. A lot. Always have, especially if the ambient temperature gets above 74 degrees F, or if the stage is lit with a lot of old-fashioned incandescent can lights. Some sort of headgear keeps the sweat out of my eyes, and headbands went out with the '80s, so a hat fits the bill perfectly.
Will I gig without a hat? Of course. But the A/C better be set at least at a tolerable 72 degrees or less.
As far as the argument of "you can't wear a cowboy hat unless you have cows", that's like saying you can't wear clothes unless you're a weaver or a seamstress. Although I have raised several head of cattle in my lifetime, I don't currently own any.
I'll wear pretty much what I dang well please, though.
No not me ... I just can't get past the hat . Ozzie ??? don't think he's worthy enough . Now Brad Paisley , there's a proud ShrinerOzzie the Shriner.
You asking him if he drives little go karts in 4th of July parades?
Profuse sweating: A muffin fan installed in TartanPhantom’s cowboy hat will help.
That's quite a variety...witches, cowboys, ghouls, undertakers, good ole boys, soldiers, and Shriners.
I'd be interested in knowing what you call that combo.
''Village People on Steroids'' comes to mind.
I really like that little red ''box'', I see that's the ''High Performance model''
Not a joiner.Ah , there's a few of us on the forum Brother
Mason Shriner, Attorney at LawI don't believe so, just part of his wardrobe I guess. There is a saying ....
All Shriners are Masons, but all Masons are not Shriners.