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English definition of “gig”

gig

noun [C] (PERFORMANCE)    /ɡɪɡ/ informal
a single performance by a musician or group of musicians, especially playing modern or pop music: This week the band did the last gig of their world tour.Musical performances
(Definition of gig noun (PERFORMANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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