Here's my little story about busking: How did I start and was I ready for it ? When I was 18 years old I stopped caring about playing guitar and music in general. Prior to this I had been playing classical and acoustic guitar for around 6 years! So why? The...read more
Who are you? My name is Bartek Dąbrowski and I'm a guitarist and busker living in Leicester (but not for much longer). I travel around UK and share my emotions, feelings (music) with all of the people I meet. What’s your art? My art is music… My music is pure...read more
Whenever I confess to a new acquaintance that I’m a performance poet, they will invariably respond with one of these stock phrases: “Do people actually come to see poetry shows?” “How do you make any money?” and “Don’t you get scared performing on stage?” The short...read more
Who are you? My name’s Leanne Moden, and I’m a poet, performer, event organiser and general show-off from Norfolk, now living in Nottingham. (Because I can only live in places that begin with an N apparently…) I run the Crosswords Spoken Word Open nights in Nottingham...read more
Changing a sound that you have built up over years of practice is always going to be challenge. As a musician, you learn or write a song and often it will get played in exactly the same way every time you take it out to a gig, especially when there are only two of you...read more
Who are you? We are Elysian. Our names are Lon and Celia, Lon plays beautiful, rhythmic guitar lines and Celia blasts out some powerful, deep vocals. Celia was classically trained for 8 years, which taught her a great deal of vocal control and formed her vibrato rich...read more
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