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Here I'll be doing interviews with creative people involved in music. I'll be asking about what tips and experiences they have to offer.

By Michael Green, Nov 27 2017 12:52PM

You're there just about to go on stage and you're feeling under prepared. You're worrying if you will forget the lyrics and what to say in between songs. It was a last minute gig and you haven't practiced much recently. Well the thing is if you're a singer or musician that wants to and enjoys playing live there's always a chance that a last minute gig may come your way. This is why it's always good to practice and rehearse your songs and your set so you're gig ready whenever the opportunity comes.

By Michael Green, Sep 10 2017 02:28PM

It doesn't matter if you're just starting out or if you're an experienced performer it can happen to us all.

Yes I'm talking about forgetting your lyrics when on stage performing live. In the video below you will see famous singers forget the words to songs but watch how they deal with the situation. They continue with the performance and even endear and engage the audience even more.

By Michael Green, Feb 18 2016 08:02PM

Here I interview Kayleigh Sanders about her experiences performing live

Kayleigh is a singer from Bedford. She performs mainly as a solo singer. Venues range from pubs, to holiday camps, to weddings and the indigo O2 arena in London.

By Michael Green, Feb 3 2016 09:38PM

Guest blog post written by Lily O'Brien from her A Little Bit Of Everything blog

This is her view on what the Bedford music scene is like.

read more of her work at http://lilysalittlebitofeverything.blogspot.co.uk/

Before we begin delving into the back-catalogue of Bedford’s music scene, I’d like to clarify something. With the exception of a few performances in musical theatre (strictly chorus parts only), and the occasional, gloriously loud and obnoxious, shout-along to the car radio, my musical talents are relatively limited. I can carry a tune, but that’s about it. I am not one of the very many local talents around Bedford, but an observer, purveyor and admirer of those that are. This article is not being written from the mind of someone who has first-hand experience of performing on any of the many stages primed and ready to display the audio delights of solo artists and bands alike. It is by a person who has been lucky enough to be surrounded by musically blessed friends and, as a result, been able to observe their progress and success with a keen eye, and is maybe well placed to advise any keen up-and-coming talent on the best steps to take to get your name – and your sound- out there.

By Michael Green, Dec 9 2015 04:20PM

Here I interview Amy Leeder about her experiences songwriting & performing live

Amy has been writing and singing since She was 8 years old. Her first performance was at Newport Pagnell Folk Festival when she was 12 at which she sang her own material. She's been regularly attending Singer/Songwriter nights in and around Bedford since she was 13.

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