Biography

  • The Gentleman Busker, busking on High Bridge Street

Photo by Jay Dawson

Energetic passionate, influenced by a wide

range of music with folk and punk at the core.

FFO

Honest and energetic folk punk, Frank Turner meets, Alkaline Trio, Glen Hansard, Rise Against and Nirvana, repackaged in a waistcoat covered in band patches.

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The Gentleman Busker; Chris Willis, is an English/Scottish
(Shetland) folk/rock singer-songwriter from Morpeth Northumberland. initially a drummer in various bands with a yearning to learn other instruments, Willis adopted the guitar and changed musical direction though still keeps the fire of drumming alive through energetic emotional performances.

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“His bellowing lungs will leave you stunned and amazed!

With honest, heartfelt originals and entertaining covers

with a twist we are proud to host this finely refined

vagabond up on our stage. ” – Bound For Glory Event

Manager George Sharpe

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“I have no such qualms about Apology by The Gentleman Busker, which ticks the singer-songwriter box fro this month. It keeps things nice and simple, and scores bonus points for a music video shot around the urban end of Shieldfield.” -Jonathan Coll

Narc Magazine: Issue 148 Tracks section

 

 

Photo by Adam Brown