Lisa Haagen grew up in a very musical family & gravitated early on towards the drum set. It wasn’t until entering her college years that she started with the guitar while she fell in love with the art of lyricism.
Lisa Haagen, (pronounced Hay-gan) has a new CD out called With Honey
Seafoam Green is the song she is singing in this video from Santa Monica CA, US
In our first segment of episode 9 Street I Am TV LIVE Calvin Gold was out and agreed to an interview and performed 3 songs. When we got there he was just finishing a song from his up coming album as yet untitled.
You can hear the whole song “Superman”
After a bit of conversation and he reminds me his name is Calvin and not Elliot (I obviously have Elliot Gould on the brain) he performs “Stayin On the Line” another original composition.
He sends us on our way with a cover tune, “No Diggity”
You can reach Calvin Gold on Twitter @theCalvingold. Calvin Gold will be out and about in Los Angeles while he is recording here so give him a shout out on Twitter and find out where he will be next.
Our second performer in the live broadcast turned out to be a street preacher without portfolio. In other words no contact info was in view during the shooting. I would have asked him but I didn’t want to interrupt so if you know and you want us to tell people sind us a message on twitter or email@example.com
One of the exciting and also frustrating things about showing up with your camera and doing a live broadcast is you never know what will happen. Well sometimes nothing happens. So because of the nothing factor we went to lunch and when we came back we shot a live segment after dark of Lisa Haagen who has just released he hew CD With Honey. This is the Title song
Broadcast from Santa Monica California, US, on 9.12.2013, 2:30 pm PDT
Last week we had a great show starting with Alejandro Spatola from Argentina. In this first segment of the show Alejandro plays and talks a little as he shares some Latin Jazz live, busking from Santa Monica 3rd St Promenade, CA, US 9/12/13 at 2:27 PM PDT
n the next segment he performs Sleepwalk
Our second performer in the live broadcast turned out to be another Alejandro. This artist bills himself as the Best One Man Show in Town. Contact him at 310-401-2118
Last but not least on our unscheduled lineup for the September 9, STREET I AM LIVE broadcast, Chad Christian appeared and seemed to own his busking spot as he was spot on the mark of his own original style. Chad is one half of the band ZEN DREAM who released their first CD in March this year.
In our final live segment of the day Chad performs a cover song to start us off. interviews with me for a sec and then launches into “Over the Ocean” from the great Zen Dream CD “Puddles”. Zen Dream can be found on Facebook @ https://www.Facebook.com/ZenDreamZen Dream can be found on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/ZenDream
Amy May busking. The singer songwriter performs her original song Denial, as a Street Musician, in front of The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf at the 3rd St Promenade, Santa Monica, CA, US
Alysha Brilla a Canadian-Tanzanian singer-songwriter from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada is a part time busker full time entertainer. She recently caught the attention of Pro Busker member and film maker Joan Navarra. Pro Buskers is a community for all Professional Buskers and those who like to discover new talent. They are dedicated to supporting buskers/street-performers from all over the world.
Alysha was performing in a night club in Barcelona when Joan caught her performance and suggested doing a video. They decided to do a song from her new CD “Alysha Brilla In My Head” which us her second CD so far
Alysha says of the video “I went to Spain and came back with this awesome music video for my song, “Nobody”. Check out the sights and sounds of Spain through my eyes and remember that you can pick up my album on Itunes!. The song has a distinctive African motif running through it with some of the song sung in Swahili and shows a simple and alluring songwriting style.
When Alysha is busking you can usually find her performing around the Toronto area. However if you would rather see her on a legitimate stage you can catch her at one of her upcoming gigs in September at TERRY FOX RUN! Sept 15 11:45 am and The Painted Lady 17th of Sept both venues are in Toronto.
Gabrielle Graves and the band
We made a new discovery in Santa Monica on Thursday.
This is an original song called from her newly recorded CD titled “Hold On”
To purchase the CD and learn more about Gabrielle Graves visit her site
The day after the horrendous murder by a deranged man driving into the people on Venice beach that killed an Italian tourist on her honeymoon and injured 11 others, the Venice Beach band Street Smart inspires us with Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen.
Street Smart is lead with power and conviction by Peter Demian on guitar and vocal and features the world-class talent of world-famous Venice Beach street musician Nathan on the piano and Louie Garcia on drums.
\Peter Demian hails from Canada and has been playing on Venice Beach for 25 years. On a good day he will bring in somewhere in the neighborhood of of 60 to 80 dollars. In Ontario Canada when he first started out he played with Paul Shaffer now on the Letterman show and opened for many of the great pop bands of the 60’s and seventies such as the Who and others. He moved to the US living and playing in Detroit and Canada for a time before settling in Venice Beach and playing for visitors from all over the world.
Nathan is considered by many who know him to be a virtuoso possible genius who has been playing since early childhood and freely mixes classical jazz and rock almost simultaneously. He has played in many bands and done many gigs including a tour with the 60’s psychedelic rock band Iron Butterfly well known for their hit “In A Godda Da Vida”
Mr Demian’s contact info is his cell phone
The Stars of the Show on our first live broadcast on Street I am TV was An Ivy League Summer” one of the best groups you will have an opportunity to see on the streets this year. Be sure to catch them in action by checking their schedule on their Facebook Page.The broadcast took place on July 10th this year and is planned to be only the first of many more. We will also be doing live broadcasts from the beach Pasadena and Universal Studios CityWalk
On our first performance of our first broadcast from the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ashtray beats out a rhythm on the buckets as he does almost every day on Hollywood Blvd CA. Special shout out and thanks to Ashtray for giving out first upload his special touch.
to contact Ashtray you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Buskers told ‘pack up or we’ll arrest you’ Liverpool Confidential
As he did in York, UK busker and advocate for busker street culture rights Jonny Walker, made a point in Liverpool during a ruling class type evaluation for a government certification known as the Purple Flag. This badge of distiction is bestowed on fortunate communities by the Association of Town Centre Managers (ATCM). This is a consortium of property development concerns under the direction of their government partners.
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BUSKERS in Liverpool were threatened with arrest by police as top town-centre award judges made a flying visit during Light Night, it has been claimed.
Daniel Taylor’s insight: Jonny Walker pushes buttons in Liverpool
Where do you go when you graduate from the University of Rhode Island with a BA; major in English Lit; and you want to enjoy a profitable adventure? Well if you are Andrew Potter you learn to juggle fire. Then you move to the city of San Francisco, CA, US, create the High Street Circus, work out some heart stopping routines with your college buddy, take up residence in a beer vat at the old Hamm’s (The Beer Refreshing) factory, get yourself on stage busking then travel the world.
Since most people these days or any other days, would not pursue that kind of road to high street, which interestingly enough is the name of Andrew Potter’s new stage production “The Road To High Street”, it makes a person want to ask; Who is Andrew Potter? And what kind of person would do that?
In this video interview recorded after one of his scheduled appearances at the Fringe Festival in Hollywood, we decided to seek the answers to questions not revealed in the theater production.Iru Streetiam
Now in the final stages of development, “The Road to High Street” is being fully realized as Andrew Potter takes the show across the nation. If you would like to make your participation a part of the final production, then enjoy a unique audience experience at a theater near you.