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

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Open mic nights Nottingham: National singing competition Open Mic UK held its Regional Finals at The Britannia Hotel, Nottingham this weekend and saw Nottingham’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 Nottingham musicians wanted to impress were Jazz Bates Chambers from Nottingham Vocal Academy, Dave Buckley from Curly Lead Recording Studio’s, A&R for Storm 5 Management Tom Price and from DB Management, represent current X Factor contest, Darran Barker. 

Nottingham’s Regional Finals were rounded off by our guest act, singer/songwriter Chloe Adams. 

Open Mic Nights Nottingham – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

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

Open Mic Nights Nottingham: 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.

Ali Gilbert – Be more prepared, tune up before you start your performance. The song choice seemed a little predictable, click here for the importance of song choice. Open your eyes when you’re performing, want to be able to see you!

Barry Shaw – Creative and individual performance. Nice range. Very good transition between high and low. Enjoyable performance. Very passionate and the dynamics were good. 

Joanne Hackney – Great vocal. Image and performance continue developing as a unique artist. Different style. Good entertaining version of the song.

Becky Orton – Liked the addition of the cello. Image was nice. Good dynamics but try to make the quieter bits a little more quiet for a more dramatic effect.

Ruby Nelzer – A bit nervous sounding. Could do with having a better stage presence, don’t be afraid to use your arms, click here for tips on performance.

LeoKai – Strong image but didn’t really suit the song or style. The song choice was good, click here for the importance of song choice.

Andrea Barrowcliffe – Great song choice- needs to delivery it with more confidence to engage with the audience more.

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Esther – Good on stage presence. Pitch was a little off at times. Emotive and strong vocal. Try adding some vibrato on the longer note phrases. The backing track let the performance down a little, click here for tips on backing music.

Kalli Ashton – Vocal coaching for work on lower range, great image. Be more confident with your movement, could tell you were nervous. Very sweet voice.

Melonie – Owned the stage. Can tell you’re an experienced performer. Strong vocal, confident delivery. Very mature voice. 

Eastwood – Great style- individual musical style. Voice and image worked well together. Great original. Excellent pitching.

Matthew Long – Great performance from the beginning. Nice image for the style. Distinctive vocal. Make sure to make eye contact with the audience, click here for tips on performance.

Sam Barson – You felt every inch of that song. Great delivery. So much passion in the performance. Intriguing.

Martin Ison – Nice guitar playing (at last). Entertaining topical song. Really engaged well with the audience. Loved the key change. A few words could do with better diction, click here for tips on diction.

Open mic nights Nottingham – 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 NE England Final on Sunday 30th November at Dewsbury Town Hall.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Camden 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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