need help please!!

so i been playing this game for bout 2 weeks.and still getting not far,bout 5 years game time cept last night and tonight i made it to 47 and still not making it big,my issue is the motivation,I can get it up to a reasonable spot then just before I play a gig it drops and leaves me playing a crapping gig all the time? any ideas what to do?

ok so everytime i start the game,no matter it ends after 5 years,i cant even get sponsors or anything,i TRIED PRACTICING BRING UP THE BAR,REHEARSING NOTHING WORKS? ANY tips on this please help!