Buskers Retreat: Free Events

09/10/2021 12:00 pm –

A series of street musicians hit Keighley town centre on Saturday to entertain, inspire and bring music to the masses!  See who you stumble across on the way round the town and chuck a coin in their hat!

Some of the buskers will retreat for a social winddown with possible impromptu jam and  performances at The Exchange Music Venue, Russell Street if you want to ask questions about their performance or just have a chat!

HENRY PARKER on Low Street by the market: 12.00pm – 12.45pm

A household name on the psych-folk circuit with a respect usually reserved for those playing for decades, Henry blends intricate, progressive yet melodic fingerpicked guitar work with soaring vocals lines and wonderful song writing.

FELKA at Ramp Revamp, Cavendish Street: 1.00pm – 1.45pm

Bringing a mixture of soul, modern acoustica, folk and harmonies together into one perfect package, Felka have wowed audiences on stage for years and now it’s time to bring their music to the streets!

THE URBAN CELLIST on Low Street by the market: 1.00pm – 1.45pm

A native of New Orleans, the Urban Cellist returns to Keighley to weave his beatbox vocals with classical cello playing for a unique and exciting show not to be missed!

DAVE McKINLEY at Revamp Ramp, Cavendish Street: 2.00pm – 2.45pm

Melodious singer, thought provoking song-writer & acoustic performer.  Effortlessly blends a wide range of influences from Radiohead to The Beatles to Evan Dando to create his own unique sound.  

CALLUM SPENCER on Low Street by the market: 2.00pm – 2.45pm 

Born and raised in North Yorkshire, Callum Spencer’s soulful writing is way beyond his years. With roots in folk and Americana, a beautiful blend of melodic upbeat tunes and ballads combined with his visceral ‘heart on the sleeve’ performances.

PEACE ARTISTES at Revamp Ramp, Cavendish Street: 3.00pm – 3.45pm

Wherever the Peace Artistes go, the party follows! 20 piece street band with trumpets, saxophones, drums, sousaphones, cornets… the lot, rocking with rhythm and pulsating with passion. Born from the 80s CND movement and drawing influences from South Africa, Central and South America, jazz, reggae, the music of central and eastern Europe, cabaret and pop, they manage to be traditional & unique!


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