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Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 10-10-14, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Figo
performing in pittsburgh

hey does anyone have info about busking in Pittsburgh. heading there in a couple of days wanna know if i'll get tarred and feathered when i get there.

cheers
figo
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-28-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,665
Posted By Figo
and yet most performers ride a tall uni and...

and yet most performers ride a tall uni and juggle fire or knives. most street magicians do the cups and balls with the big load at the end. or the big escape or the ...... insert typical finale...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-27-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,665
Posted By Figo
I have heard this over and over but i've never...

I have heard this over and over but i've never seen anyone do a successful show without a strong finale. now don't get me wrong I've seen follow shows and magic shows and juggling shows but the best...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-27-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,929
Posted By Figo
that is true but the last thing you want is an...

that is true but the last thing you want is an anti climax for your finale there is a formula to follow to make it work.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-10-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,665
Posted By Figo
Trouble thinking of a closer

So I've taken a big leap for myself and decided to change my show. The build is great and the middle is ...getting there. but my big problem is the finale. my old show my finale trick was 15 min of...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-10-14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,929
Posted By Figo
Finale - big trick or big personality

Can you have a successful show with a finale that is basically just your personality with no skill involved.

Figo
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 12-11-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,098
Posted By Figo
Taxi Crate tx 15

hey everyone,

does anyone know if the good ole taxi crate tx 15 can handle 2 mic inputs along with music?

thanks for the help

figo
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 04-22-13, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,664
Posted By Figo
Hey so this is an old thread, i'm wondering what...

Hey so this is an old thread, i'm wondering what the situation is in roma now, is it any good still, are the hats still nice. are there any new rules as regards amps length of show etc. also is it...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 04-08-13, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,796
Posted By Figo
circle shows in Germany and Austria.

Hey hey.

Was wondering if anyone has up to date info on circle show pitches in Germany and Austria. I'm going for 7 weeks and looking to find a decent pitch to work.

Are there any cities where...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 05-01-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,321
Posted By Figo
luxembourg and switzerland

hey everyone

looking to go off on a bit of an adventure before the summer madness kicks in. has anyone any experience of luxembourg or switzerland. rules, regs etc if the pitch is any good or if...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 11-12-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,778
Posted By Figo
hey mike whats up . do you mean busk up north as...

hey mike whats up . do you mean busk up north as in northern hemisphere or as in norther canada?
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 11-10-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,715
Posted By Figo
ha yeah probably should have mentioned that lol...

ha yeah probably should have mentioned that lol the fremantle festivel. last i heard it was still Brendon that was running it but that was a few years ago.

if any one knows a postal address too...
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 11-09-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,715
Posted By Figo
Fremantle

Hey Folks

does anyone have the contact info for Fremantle I got some but it dates back to 2003 so a touch out of date

any help would be great

cheers

figo
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 07-24-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,758
Posted By Figo
i think that the problem a lot of people find...

i think that the problem a lot of people find with new zealand is the lack of population and like kim says the number of out of town malls has really hit hard in some of the citys.

i've been to...
Forum: HOUSING 10-28-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,070
Posted By Figo
Accomodation Christchurch NZ january

Hey, to anyone needing a flat during the buskers festival in christchurch new zealand in January i have a flat which will be available, $120 a week 3 min walk from the Square, it's small but it's...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 08-21-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,807
Posted By Figo
The problem with england

What has happened in England to make it such a difficult country to perform in?

i have been on tour in england for the last 3 weeks and have found it almost impossible to find anywhere decent.
...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-16-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,921
Posted By Figo
pitch invaders

we've all been there you have sat on a pitch for hours waiting for the crowds to appear and then 20 min before u decide to start, some basterd walks up and starts busking away.

now most...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-13-08, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,657
Posted By Figo
cheers guys this is all great stuff, i totally...

cheers guys this is all great stuff, i totally get what ur saying scot about pitch ownership i have trouble commiting to a pitch until i've done a few shows there.

bob i tried hugging my fridge...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-11-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,657
Posted By Figo
changing countries changing shows

hey,

well i've been back in the uk for a few weeks now, trying to get back into the swing of performing here, needless to say i'm finding it hard,

i spent the winter months in new zealand,...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 11-03-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,565
Posted By Figo
cheers for the info mate i've pretty much...

cheers for the info mate

i've pretty much got my oz tour planned so i shall possible see u on the streets sometime in april.


catch u later

figo
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-11-07, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,626
Posted By Figo
Motivation to perform

ok so it's thursday at 15:40 and once again i haven't gone out and worked. the last time was last Sunday.

I seem to find it really difficult to get the motivation to go out and perform mid week....
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 09-24-07, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,212
Posted By Figo
Hey david I feel quite happy that it isn't...

Hey david

I feel quite happy that it isn't just me that has been hassled in manchester, although it sucks that manchester council seems to think that it is justified in not allowing any kind of...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 09-07-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,212
Posted By Figo
Stop BANNED in Manchester

well there it is folks i feel like i have hit a milestone in my performing career, i have been offically banned from performing in manchester. what was my crime you ask did i swear at the audience?...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 09-01-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,565
Posted By Figo
hmmm well that is a bit of a bummer. i...

hmmm well that is a bit of a bummer.

i reackon i will go on the tourist visa and just perform where i can. perth, melbourne perhaps brisbane we shall see.

thanks for the info mate

figo
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-28-07, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,740
Posted By Figo
hey, i bought a book called swami/mantra it's a...

hey, i bought a book called swami/mantra it's a hard back collection of magazines that were published in the seventies. as well as having a great collection of western magic it also includes an...
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