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OPEN MIC NIGHTS BRISTOL

Open mic nights took place in Bristol for the Open Mic UK Bristol 21 and Overs Regional Finals!

OPEN MIC NIGHTS BRISTOL

Open mic nights Bristol: National singing competition Open Mic UK held its Regional Finals at Anson Rooms, Bristol this weekend and saw Bristol’s best singers, songwriters and solo artists take to the stage in their bids to impress a music industry judging panel and capacity crowd.

The open mic nights in Bristol was judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. The people the Bristol musicians wanted to impress were Simon Cooper a singing/songwriter, performance coach Anthony Churchill, vocal coach Mariette Davina and international music and vocal examiner, Stuart Slater.

Bristol’s 16-20 show was rounded off by our guest act, singer/songwriter, Ben McKelvey.

Open Mic Nights Bristol – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

Check out the Bristol open mic night's Under 16s Regional Final feedback here, and check out the Bristol open mic night's16-20 Regional Final feedback here.

Open Mic Nights Bristol: Find industry feedback below. Please be aware views expressed by judges are opinions and subjective to that particular judging panel. These views in no way reflect the views of Open Mic UK, and are published with a view to being beneficial to the performing acts. Please take the feedback on board with a view to helping in the future.

Jocasta - Took immediate control of stage – nice opening line. Comfortable and confident. A solid opening act. Well done.

Bren Haze - Clearly established as a performer. Good idea to use two guitars. The performance began really well but ended up being very biased towards the guitar.

Rebecca Reed - Great voice, lovely tone. Your next challenge is to develop stage presence and overall confidence, Click here for tips on performing.

Dan Edmunds - Clearly popular and interesting - full of character and personality. Needs to make sure pitch is consistent and watch image, click here for tips on image.

Katrin McCall – Lovely image, appropriate for the style, technically very good. Held the audience and conveyed the mood. Split the judges as to whether commercially viable.

Sam Warren – Very well projected upper chest voice, creditable shape and technically secure. You do need a commercial edge and more of stylistic identity, click here for tips on image.

Emily Wyatt – Like the music and groove, image of singer was good – other musicians’ needs consideration. Intonation not always consistent today, but numerous stronger elements. Good stage presence. 

Hayley Ann James – After a tentative opening, you settled into a brave attempt given the complexity of material and projection. The nerves affected the performance today; click here for tips on building vocal confidence. There’s promise here.

Open mic nights Bristol – feedback continued

Jamie Miller – Comfortable performance in this style. Give thought to how you can develop an edge in your genre, but secure technically, and some hints emotion, click here for singing with emotion. Top half today. 

Chelsea – Interesting version, well presented and projected and with some individual touches. Try to maintain consistency of volume in head voice, a little tentative here, but well controlled vocally. 

Matt + Alex – Well done to be unaffected by the technical hitch initially, and liked the harmony blending. Greater consideration is needed to image and commercially potential. 

Short and Sweet - Enjoyable, like the contrasting tone and vocal styles. Pockets of speeding ahead of the slower tempo track, and technical slips but the act has a commercial potential. Split the judges.  

Natalie Jones - Like the voice, but you need an edge in this genre. Not sure the image worked (sorry!), click here for tips on image.

Sazzey - You have a clear identify and presented it with confidence. Like the message to the song.

Dan White – Liked the principal singer who was expressive. Backing vocals too static, click here for tips on performing. Would like to see again with more experience although emotion and technical ability added character. Top half today. 

Open mic nights Bristol – Open Mic UK singing competition

All successful acts from the Open Mic UK Regional Finals will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Bristol Area Finals at The NEC Birmingham, Saturday 22nd November.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Bristol and its surrounding areas!

Don’t miss out showcasing your talent to music industry judges. You can enter Open Mic UK now!

Alternatively, if you’re aged 19 and under, enter national singing competition TeenStar now!

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