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The Busker Fleadh 2020
October 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - October 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
The Busker Fleadh 2020
Virtually celebrating independent music and performances for the first time ONLINE
What: Busker Fleadh
When: Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th October 2020
Time: 11am to evening
Where: Streaming online from The Busker Fleadh Facebook page & YouTube channel
Join in the celebration of live performance as the best of independent music is brought together in a lively atmosphere at the Busker Fleadh, taking place ONLINE for the first time on the 3rd and 4th of October, in line with current COVID-19 safety guidelines. Brought to you by Dublin City Council, this FREE family-friendly event will showcase some of the best musical talent and street performance Ireland has to offer.
The event will be streamed on the Busker Fleadh Facebook page and YouTube channel, featuring a diverse line up of bands and solo acts playing both well-known hits and original compositions. From the comfort of their own homes, viewers will have an opportunity to enjoy live performances, discover their new favourite buskers, vote for their favourite and watch as one lucky act is chosen as the winner of The Dublin Busker Fleadh!
First prize is a free recording session with a professional sound engineer (valued at €1,000) in Windmill Lane Recording Studios and a digital copy of the recordings, and second prize will win a new model Hudson Guitar (valued at €300) from Gandharva Loka and Hudson Guitar Co!
RockJam Music School will be hosting various music workshops and activities over the weekend, suitable for all ages and musical abilities. From performance tips to specific instrument workshops, RockJam have everything budding musicians need to hone their skills.
Whether you’re a fan of rock, rap, folk or hip hop, there’ll be something for everyone to enjoy at the Busker Fleadh Online, Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th September!
- 11:30 Zoom event: Percussion for Busking – With Sebastian Jezzi from Mongrel State https://buskerfleadhpercussionforbusking.eventbrite.ie
- 13:00 Zoom event: Live Looping and Beatboxing with Thunderclap Murphy https://buserkfleadhliveloopingandbeatboxing.eventbrite.ie
- 16:30 FB LIVE Rocktalk Interviews (Queen, Led Zeppelin, Bowie, Greenday, Metallica etc)
- 11:00 Zoom event Early Years Improvising – With Fillipa Quintino https://buskerfleahearlyyearsimprovising.eventbrite.ie
- 13:30 FB Live Ukulele Licence Play Along Session
- 16:00 Zoom event Guitar Stories – How I fell off the bus with Joe Carroll from Heroes in Hiding https://buskerfleadhguitarstoriesjoecarrroll.eventbrite.ie
The Busker Fleadh is brought to you by Dublin City Council, supported by Windmill Lane Recording Studio, RockJam Music School, Gandharva Loka and Hudson Guitar Co.