Vic’s Buskers Open Mic nights are friendly, fun, social and open to all ages. All dates/venues are in the Open Mic Calendar above. Music is acoustic orientated and all genres of music are welcome including pop, rock, folk, jazz and country. Solo musicians, such as blues harp players, saxophonists, clarinetists, uke players, accordionists are welcome to join in with Vic or other musicians who may be on hand. PA with mic’s are provided at all venues and there is normally a digital piano set up at most venues. All Vic’s Buskers Open Mic nights are free entry and start at 8pm.
Established in 2005, Vic’s Buskers Open Mic nights across Surrey and Hampshire are an opportunity for performers, musicians and singer songwriters at all levels to perform to a friendly and supportive audience. Vic considers acts for Weyfest Rustic Stage, which he hosts every year.
Some Vic’s Buskers performers have gone on to have successful careers in music such as guitarist Mike Dawes who tours internationally and is guitarist for Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues. Singer songwriter Chloe Reynolds is another having great success and is supporting Lulu on her current tour. Guitarist Byron Johnston is an established performer playing internationally including many of the world’s leading cruise ships. Lisa Redford is another who legendary DJ Bob Harris has described as one of his favourite singer songwriters. All have played at Vic’s Buskers. Open Mic’s are a great way to improve performance, get “live” playing experience and trying out new material.