As you all know, I’m a huge Amanda Palmer fan. Last weekend she started a songwriting contest and of course, I had to enter it. There’s also a back story as to why she started the contest:
Now that everything is getting a bit more quiet again I’ve had some time to think and started wondering, where this sudden urge to be on stage is coming from.
Last weekend it finally happened – my first performance on main stage at Oslo Ukulele Festival. If you’ve read the whole series about the Road to Oslo, you already know what got me here, so I just want to focus on how it went now.
As my first big performance on main stage at Oslo Ukulele Festival is approaching fast, I am getting a little nervous and trying to make sure I think of everything I need to bring.
In an attempt to get better with live gigs and playing in front of a real audience I did some open-mics at GNUF and Austrian Ukulele Festival. I thought it might be a good topic for an own blog entry, so here it is.
I know it’s been pretty quiet around here in the last couple of weeks. This was due to working a lot, travelling and of cource practicing and preparing for my first big gig in Oslo.
In the first part of my series about my journey to Oslo Ukulele Festival, I told you how I got myself into this amazing opportunity. Today I want to blog about figuring out my setlist.
Social media seems to be the place where everyone is perfect and has this perfect life. Everything is polished, nothing weird or wrong to find there. At least that’s the perception I often get. For me, social media and especially Instagram hast always been a place to share my journey rather than just a polishedContinue reading “Posting something polished vs. my journey”
As you know, these feelings of not being good enough seem to haunt me regularly. Planet Prudence did a wonderful comic about it…
As you’ve probably seen on Instagram or Facebook by now – I’ll be playing at Oslo Ukulele Festival. This is really exciting, and also frightening news for me. Therefore I want you lovelies to be part of my journey to Oslo with a series of blog posts.