With over 120 performers in total, International Busking Day is a great opportunity to support some of the hottest home-grown talent, as well as talent from further afield. Now in its seventh year, International Busking Day will return on Saturday 16 July with big names sharing the stage alongside up and coming artists and grassroots acts. The festival is presented by Busk in London who are supported by the Mayor of London, and in 2021 scooped up an award at the prestigious Music Cities Awards, a global competition designed to reward the most outstanding applications of music for social and cultural development in cities all around the world.
Let’s hear more about 2 special acts performing this year from International Busking Day’s impressive line-up…
@thedunwells - An Indie-Folk/Americana band from Leeds, The Dunwells mix strong vocals, powerful melodies and heartfelt lyrics have seen them toured extensively in USA, Europe and the UK as well as having supported artists including Mumford and Sons, Tom Jones, Scouting for Girls, Brian Adams and Elbow on UK tours.
@sethlakemannews - Seth Lakeman is a Westcountry folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Recently playlisted at BBC Radio 2 for his single 'Higher We Apsire', debut track of his new album, Seth Lakeman's 11th studio album was produced by himself and released on his own label, Honour Oak Records. In 2005, Seth Lakeman was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize for 'Kitty Jay', catapulting Lakeman into the forefront of the new British folk movement and his follow up was the gold-selling ‘Freedom Fields’.
Location: Wembley Park, London: “One of the Most Talked About Hotspots in the City” - Evening Standard. Welcome to London’s most exciting new neighbourhood. 12 Mins from Central LDN.
International Busking Day is happening this 16th July 2022 in Wembley Park, London: https://wembleypark.com/international-busking-day-wembley-park/
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