Busking Festival ‘Play Me Piano’ & Drums 2017


B Sharp Busking Festival, Play Me Piano & Drums 2017

(in association with the Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival)

Saturday 27th May – 11am till late

This popular annual festival welcomes musicians, street artists and audiences of all ages and experience, to bring the streets alive with the sound of music.

B Sharp’s team will be there to greet and guide you.

We would love you to take part!

  • Busking – all around Lyme – 11am – 6pm
  •  Early Years and Families – 11am – 11.45am – Songs and musical movement around the piano
  • ‘Play Me’ Piano and Open Mic – Marine Parade Jubilee Pavilion– 11am – 6pm
  • ‘Play Me’ Drums – Gun Cliff (by the canon, town end of the Marine Parade) 2 – 4pm
  • Jam with Mr JéanPilot Boat Function Room – 6pm – 9pm for 16 years + (for more confident players) Cost £5 per person. Concession available. Booking advisable.

Book your time and pitch

If you would like to take part in any or all of the busking opportunities or make your own, please contact buskingfestival@bsharp.org.uk. Booking is advised to secure your preferred time and place but you can turn up on the day and sign in at the Welcome Desk on the seafront by the ‘Play Me’ Piano in the Marine Parade Shelters.

Would you like us to play music at your venue?

If you own a café or restaurant and would like to book a band or buskers to play at or near your venue, please contact us to talk about your requirements.

Please support us

If you would like to sponsor us or make a donation: £100 would pay for the piano installation; £75 would pay for the drum installation and a £25 donation would contribute towards the costs of transporting young buskers to Lyme. With your support we can help more young people to take part in life changing musical experiences towards building a sound future.

How it works

Buskers turn up, sign in and collect a B Sharp bucket

Audiences and supporters love the music and make donations

The busker returns their bucket to the desk and donation split 40% to B Sharp and 60% to the busker

Young people under 14 require adult supervision and or a letter of parental support

Diane : 07967 567132
Fran : 07968 177663

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