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

 Open mic nights Milton Keynes

Open mic nights Milton Keynes: National singing competition Open Mic UK held its Regional Finals at Milton Keynes Christian Centre, Milton Keynes this weekend and saw Milton Keynes’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 regional finals were judged by music industry specialists who have provided stage performance tips for each of the acts that performed. The people the Milton Keynes musicians wanted to impress were singer/songwriter Hannah Faulkner, LA Vocal’s Lavinia Betts, vocal coach Sarah-Louise Campbell, Dutch Van Spall from Big Help ManagementUpstream Producers Matthew Cotterill and Head of Future Music, Chris Grayston. 

Milton Keynes’s regional final was rounded off by our guest act Ben McKelvey. 

Open Mic Nights Milton Keynes – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

Check out the Under 16s open mic nights Milton Keynes Regional Final feedback here, and check out the open mic nights Milton Keynes 16-20 Regional Final feedback here.

Open Mic Nights Milton Keynes: 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.

Georgie Bird – Enjoyed your performance. You’ve got a pleasant tone of voice. The emotion was conveyed well throughout. Good build up! Watch those high notes. 

Chris T – It’s always brave to perform a ccapella, but on this occasion not sure it worked well for you. Your diction could be a little clearer so the meaning behind the song isn’t lost, Click here for advice on diction.

Tanya K – Great interaction and conviction in performance. There was strong emotion in the voice. Oozed with confidence. An engaging performance. Avoid theatrical songs; you can do better than that, click here for the importance of song choice.

Sally Crosby – Original song. Distinctive voice. Your performance was a bit static, needed you to move around to make more of a performance, click here for tips on performance. Try not to let nerves sabotage your vocals- could have been stronger. 

JKTM – Heartfelt. Felt the emotion throughout the performance. Make sure the backing vocals are confident so it shows you’ve got them there on purpose! Could have interacted with each other more, click here for tips on duos or groups.

Open mic nights Milton Keynes

Lauren – Remember to try and be original instead of risking sounding like an imitation of the original artist, click here for performing a creative cover. The image was spot on. Watch your diction so we can hear what you’re singing, Click here for advice on diction.

Elle Smith – Great composition. Watch your mic control, click here for microphone techniques. Nice image. Passionate performance. Adding more dynamics into the performance would’ve enhanced it more, click here for advice on dynamics.

Natasha – Try to relax and be as natural as you can be on stage. Confident and graceful rendition. Work on strengthening your higher notes, a vocal coach can help with this, click here for the importance of voice training. Great performance, don’t think we’ve seen you at your best yet, improvement from the audition!

RyteSize – Good chemistry between the two of you. Great diction throughout! Great audience participation. Your song is just missing a hook that could make the song is little catchier. 

Lewis Dellar – Stunning voice, really connected with our delivery. The song choice was a little obvious, click here for the importance of song choice. Strong vocals but really try and add more range to show off! Very smart. You need to own that stage and give us more sass, the ladies went wild! 

Samuel Jared – Great twist to an Oasis track. Try to avoid your voice coming across as shouty, click here for ways to improve projection. Don’t hold back, give us everything you have! Loved the personality you gave to the performance.

Open mic nights Milton Keynes

Lorna Dea – Relaxed delivery and good vibe. Adding some dynamics between the verse and the chorus would improve it; click here for advice on dynamics. Good original song. Would have liked to see you use the stage more, click here for tips on performance.

Indiana Lea – The backing track was poor quality and affected your performance. If you can play the piano, then why not play it? Nice solid performance. There’s real potential here, just keep working on it.

Nicole – Really enjoyed this. Great tone and delivery. Good take on the original, more helpful advice here to performing a creative cover. Cool image. Sassy chick.

Doug Heath – Cool image. Amazing voice. Love the way you built the song up, careful not to become too shouty. Improving your diction would help your performance. Click here for advice on diction. Honest and genuine act. 

Charmaine White – Beautiful potential in your voice. Natural performance. This was a good song choice for your vocals; click here for the importance of song choice.

Lara Loux – Star quality. Great performance. You look lovely. Nice climax in the performance and vocals were sultry. You’re singing totally unsupported, a vocal coach can help with this, click here for the importance of voice training. 

Simone – A committed performance. You have a lot of potential, use this experience to help build your confidence. It’s a very technique song choice and you almost nailed it, click here for the importance of song choice.

The Shures – The intro was a little too long, remember you’ve only got a few minutes to perform. Some stunning moments, tights harmonies and great vocal tone. You could’ve bought a lot more charisma to that performance to enhance it, click here for tips on performance. Concert ready! Not sure this was the right song choice, click here for the importance of song choice.

Open mic nights Milton Keynes – Open Mic UK to impress at the Open Mic UK singing competition

All successful acts from the Open Mic UK Regional Finals will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Birmingham 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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