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OPEN MIC NIGHTS SHEFFIELD

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

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Open mic nights Sheffield: National singing competition Open Mic UK held its Regional Finals at O2 Academy Two, Sheffield this weekend and saw Sheffield’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 Sheffield musicians wanted to impress were Paul Beetham from Rhythm Of Your Choice Ents, talent agent Karen Beetham, vocal coach Lucy McLean, Paul Booth from Sound Consultancy, Kate Holland from Pro Voice Studios, Phil Gornell from Steel City Studio and Darran Barker of DB Management.

Sheffield’s Regional Finals were rounded off by our guest act Philippa Hanna. 

Open Mic Nights Sheffield – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

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

Open Mic Nights Sheffield: 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.

Nicholas Byrne – Good guitar playing. Raw emotion. Need to bring more to the performance visually and emotionally, click here for singing with emotion and click here for tips on performance. 

Essy – Strong voice. Good audience interaction, click here for tips on audience interaction. Lots of potential here.

Julie Palmer – Very good voice. Just missing a connected to the song which would have helped the nerves a little. Remember to look at your audience, click here for singing with emotion and click here for tips on performance. 

Ben Arkut – Unique voice. Work on your diction, click here for ways to improve diction. Love the tone of your voice. Try not to look at the floor when you’re performing.

Katy Ellen – Very controlled voice. Wrong song choice for you; click here for the importance of song choice. Good passionate singer. One of the best of the days.

Sam Arkut – Different guitar playing. Confident vocals. Unique performance. Bring more energy to the performance. 

Steve Wood – Make sure the guitar is tuned before you perform. Good performance. Bring greater dynamics to the song to keep it interesting, the beginning was a little slow, click here for advice on dynamics.

Carmel Harrison – It seemed a little messy, don’t need all the notes you’re trying to put in. You need to build your confidence on stage, click here for tips on building confidence on stage. 

Timothy St John – The song was a bit samey all the way through. Smooth vocals. It was enjoyable to watch. Brings good personality to the performance.

Ginger Tom – Can’t beat a good harmony! Great duo, good vocals! Complement each other really well. 

Open Mic Nights Sheffield- feedback continued

Nok2la – Great vocal. Loved the performance. Loved how much you put into your performance. Such a controlled voice. Amazing range.

Leon Lockley – Rich voicel Need to work on your guitar playing up to scratch. Performance got better as it went on. 

Amelia Davis – Great performance. You look great up there. Work with a good vocal coach to build your range even further, click here for the importance of voice training.

Ryan B – Like the song, but not sure everybody is going to. Nice to hear an original song!

PJ Francis – Great vocals and good original twist to the song. Not sure you need the backing acts. Not sure this is the right song for you, click here for the importance of song choice.

Avishek Choudhury – Good voice. Not sure the image is right for the act; click here for tips on image. Upbeat and well performed.

Karl Wilde – Committed performance but going forward look to work on your image, click here for tips on image. To sharpen your vocals, visit a good vocal coach, click here for the importance of voice training.

Charlie Rhodes – Original song. Authentic singer. The song seemed a little repetitive, add dynamics to drive it the whole way through your performance, click here for advice on dynamics.

Danny Beattie – Start wasn’t the best, but it got better. Really like your style and voice. You need to grow our voice and performance skill to be consistent. Passionate performance. 

Graham Lindley – Good image. Nice tone and depth to your voice. Not sure you need the drummer. You look very comfortable on stage. Find a good vocal coach to work with to help develop your voice, click here for the importance of voice training.

Open mic nights Sheffield – 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 Sheffield 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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