Month: March 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 206

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 206 Tuesday March 6th London (1. Hungerford Foot Bridge, Time: 2:30-4:30pm, 2. Trafalgar Square, Time: 5:35-6pm). Having the occasion to visit Greenwich and finishing my business by early afternoon, I decided to try and make my £35.70p train fare back. I walked up the steps and onto the Hungerford Bridge from the south side. At… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 205

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 205 Saturday March 3rd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 3:25-4:34pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:40-5:45pm). I pass Tony at The Buttercross, blasting out his sax and backing track – he’s arched backwards, sax horn above his head. It really is more of a visual performance more than a musically accurate one –… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 204

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 204 Friday March 2nd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 1:35-2:35pm, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:45-3:22pm). “Rawk” guitar (plus rawk backing tracks) Rob is in front of The Buttercross and I reckon he’s slowly turning the volume back up these last few weeks…and we’ve got the Korean(?) violinist whose name I think is… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 203

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 203 Wednesday March 7th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:05-5:10pm). A lady in her 60s gives me a pound during Albatross, I thank her, she goes to walk off, comes back, remarks on how Albatross is “a bit Shadows-ey, like Apache” – it’s the extra reverb, I say. This brings me, naturally, on to… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 202

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 202 Tuesday February 28th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:30-3:45pm). A fairly civilised stint down at the crossroads – civilised in that the weather was fine, enabling me to play straight through, without stopping to warm my hands up, and civilised because no one fell over me, drunk. A lady comes up after my… Read more →