talent show shines spotlight on emerging performers
and coming musical performers in the Burnham-On-Sea showed off
their talent during a new competition in the town on Saturday
night (February 28th).
Princess Theatre hosted the first Talent Showcase when local musicians,
pictured above, performed in front of a panel of judges.
competition was won by Corin Hughes and Abi Ewles, right,
who will get a set at this summer's annual 'Sat in a Field'.
They also received another four offers of festivals and gigs on
second place were The Dex, who as well as winning a set at the
Bristol Balloon Fiesta, are being considered by the organisers
of 'Sat in a Field' and Farmfest.
joint third place were Odds to End and David Perrot who both also
won a set at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta.
had a great evening," said organiser Lewis Coleman. "There
are some great opportunities here for these talented musicians.
I wish them all the best."
event also raised £500 for the charity Somewhere House Somerset
and The Princess Theatre.
thanked the judges who, pictured above, were Mike David and Marc
Atkins, organisers of 'Sat in a Field', Ollie Hulme and Steve
Parkhouse (managing director of Jelli Records).
Lewis also thanked Graham Cook of GC Sound and Lighting who with
the help from Clive Bond, put much time, effort and equipment
into the show.