Tag: Accordian

Diary Of A Busker Day 427

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 427 Friday August 9th Winchester (Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:23-3:35pm). During the walk into town – on the Romsey Road, I was unexpectedly joined by one of the High Street Drongos. A little bloke – he’s fairly pleasant, likes the stuff I play and he was in a very chatty mood. He said he’d busked once,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 411

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 411 Friday July 19th Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 1:15-2pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:13-3:19pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 3:43-5:33pm). Near The Butter Cross, there’s a blues pianist/singer doing that Jambalaya song, and wearing his shirt open, my goodness! I mean, this is a respectable town, doesn’t he know?! And those two ukelele girls are… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 404

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 404 Friday July 12th Winchester (1. Next to The Slug And Lettuce, Time: 12:47-2:24pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:40-3:05pm). In the morning I saw sax-busker Tony working in Sainsbury’s. He was saying I should try out a couple of other places, like Farnborough – near the Carphone Warehouse, Fareham and Weymouth (I’m not going there).… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 282

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 282 Wednesday September 12th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:15-4:46pm, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 5:13-6:07pm). I walk past Frank, hard at work at The Buttercross…and I’m down at the other end. I get 2 1/2 songs into the set and then have to take cover (it’s raining again) in the Gospel Hall doorway,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 253

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 253 Wednesday June 27th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:48-3:59pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time : 4:11-5:20pm). When it’s not ‘properly’ raining, it’s drizzle-ing and when it’s not all the time, it’s intermittant so I need some kind of shelter and all I can get is the somewhat shallow doorway of the Wellcome Gospel… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 242

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 242 Friday June 1st Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:45-3:15pm). A woman with three teeth comes up during Tammy. She remembers the tune but has forgotten the name so I tell her – and also the year (1957), at no extra charge. “I was living in Reading. They used to call me Tammy –… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 238

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 238 Friday May 25th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, Time: 2:10-2:50pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:54-3:12pm). Korean violinist Kai is in between The Buttercross and the crossroads. I ask him how it’s going. Very slow – he hasn’t been here long but might pack up soon. It’s warm and sunny… Read more →