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Events

The pianos are now gone, but here’s a list for posterity of all the events which took place.

Events for the Leicester Square piano

PianoKey

10th June: 20:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

I am the original you hum it I'll play it pianist and would love you to come and request your favourite songs to sing along. Lets celebrate the joy of Song and Music

Any Chopin?

23rd June: 13:15

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Yohara Robby

23 of June around 13.15pm in Leicester Square, I will be playing a piano-rock-song from the XIX century...Umm?

www.myspace.com/yohararobby

The Big Streetpiano Launch

23rd June: 18:30 - 19:30

Piano: Leicester Square

Goodbye Piccadilli… Farewell Leicester Square; Open Piano Mic

Singing Policeman, Pearly Kings and Queens, Piano Virtuosos, street choirs…

Mojo Wellington - Busking Cancer

23rd June: 19:30

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Mojo Wellington

After the official launch, Mojo keeps the party going with the blues, boogie-woogie, jazz, funk, soul - and you!!

Come and join in the fun. Sing a song, clap a hand or two, tap a toe or ten.

And all in aid of Cancer Research UK.

http://www.buskingcancer.co.uk/

Paladin Dreams

26th June: 13:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Marcus PJ TAN

I believe that heaven will be something along the lines of Beethoven, sitting together with Five for Fighting, and the composers for the soundtracks of Clannad and Fate/Stay Night, discussing the joys of music all day long. Please allow me to share this vision of heaven with you with my own special playlist of music designed to enthrall, inspire and entertain.

Julian Velard Live

26th June: 19:30

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Julian Velard

Virgin Records Singer/Piano Man Julian Velard is taking his act to the streets of London, accompanied by his personal physician, Miles Christie. Witness a 20 to 30 min set of originals and covers as JV makes way across London, one Piano at a time. http://www.myspace.com/julianvelard

U Post-It, We'll Play-It

26th June: 20:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: IAN ENGLISH & JOHN ORCHARD

Ian English & John Orchard, your keyboard duettists for 20 to 30 minutes, will arrive with Post-It Notes and Biros - so YOU can write down what songs you'd like to sing as they tickle the ivories. They may even play the same song that you're singing. Grand finale features a 100-strong choir (subject to audience numbers). May contain nuts.

Gospel Singalong

27th June: 15:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Let's Sing Gospel

Love Gospel Music? Come and sing, come and hum, come and clap as we sing Gospel together!

We will be at this location for 2 hours

Charlie Stacey

28th June: 16:30

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Charlie Stacey

Charlie, 14, will be playing 30 minutes of improvisation in any style. He appeared on BBC1's One Show with Jools Holland. Expect the Unexpected!

Underbling & Vow's Knees Up

30th June: 14:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Underbling & Vow

Underbling & Vow - London's very own Knees Up singalong superstars! The Darlings of Hackney Empire, the Marie Lloyd Bar singing saloon and the Double Decker Knees Up routemaster bus singing tours. They will take you on a journey Up the Elephant, Down the Strand, Underneath the Arches, through Rehab, via East End grime and 80’s TV theme tunes, rolling the barrel all the way, with their all inclusive, raucous, rebellious and ridiculous KNEES UP

LIMELIGHT!

1st July: 18:15

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Beth Stead

Come and celebrate the launch of the best new night out in London! Limelight is staging Classical Music in a rock 'n' roll setting at the 100 Club on monthly Tuesdays.

Opening night on 14th July featuring pianist James Rhodes, but come along today to learn more about the best thing to happen to classical music since Beethoven.

PianoKey

2nd July: 20:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

Come along and enjoy your songs getting played on the piano, lets enjoy singing and sharing the joy of Music together.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Gilly :-)

PianoKey

4th July: 11:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

I am the original you hum it I'll play it pianist and would love you to come and request your favourite songs to sing along. Lets celebrate the joy of Song and Music

West End Kids (Street Theatre - Part 1)

4th July: 14:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: West End Kids

The West End Kids will be touring the London Street Pianos on Saturday 4th July.

In part 1 of the tour and following performances at West End Live 2009, the famous "West End Kids" will give a performance of Broadway and West End Classics to include; Avenue Q, The Producers, La Cage Aux Folles, Seussical, Jekyll & Hyde and a 60's Medley.

For further info about West End Kids visit www.westendkids.co.uk

West End Kids (Street Theatre - Part 3)

4th July: 16:30

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: West End Kids

The West End Kids will be touring the London Street Pianos on Saturday 4th July.

In part 3 of the tour and following performances at West End Live 2009, the famous "West End Kids" will give a performance of Broadway and West End Classics to include; Avenue Q, The Producers, La Cage Aux Folles, Seussical, Jekyll & Hyde and a 60's Medley.

For further info about West End Kids visit www.westendkids.co.uk

Hen's Day Out

5th July: 10:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Anthea Harrington

Internationally acclaimed Australian soprano Miriam Allan, and pianist Paula Steel (of punk/art/rock band Royal Treatment Plant) and friends celebrate Miriam's departure from the singles scene with a few tunes and hopefully some laughs!

Althea Gaye "Lottie" Pearly Queen.

7th July: 13:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Althea Gaye

Althea Gaye (as seen on X Factor) plays all the sing-a-longs for you to enjoy and join in. Just bring your voice!!! 60 minutes of fun & nostalgia as Althea tinkles the ivories.

Twenty to One

9th July: 20:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

Piano duo Gilly Spencer and Paul Bleach play a selection of songs old and new, See you there :-)

Songs In The Life Of Markell Casey

10th July: 14:15

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Markell Casey

Come and have a listen to the hotly tipped young composer Markell Casey. Will be performing original tunes plus covers.

PianoKey

10th July: 20:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

I am the original you hum it I'll play it pianist and would love you to come and request your favourite songs to sing along. Lets celebrate the joy of Song and Music

Youtube Singer goes public!

11th July: 11:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Natalie Powell

Natalie Powell, a seventeen year old girl from Essex, will be playing her own compositions, including the popular "One Sided Love" in Leceister Square this Saturday! Please come and show your support - she's kinda shy!

To watch the song "One Sided Love" on Youtube, follow the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOOgzHygFFw

Hope to see you there :)

Singing and playing Brazil

11th July: 19:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Nossa Voz - Gui Tavares

“Singing Brazil “ traces the history of Brazilian music from 1889 to the present day. The songs performed — composed by Chiquinha Gonzaga, Ernesto Narareth, Villa-Lobos, Pixinguinha, Luiz Gonzaga, Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, João Donato, Gilberto Gil, Chico Buarque, Lenine and many others — were especially selected to represent this journey through Brazil’s great musical heritage.

Workshop sing along with Brazilian tunes and rhythms .

1 hour event.

More informations: www.nossavoz.org

PianoKey

11th July: 20:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

I am the original you hum it I'll play it pianist and would love you to come and request your favourite songs to sing along. Lets celebrate the joy of Song and Music

Sing For Fun!

12th July: 14:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Jane Cole

Come and Sing for Fun!

Singing beats depression and recession, feeds the soul, fills the hole.

Come and join the Sing for Fun singers for a light hearted sing-a-long. Open to everyone!

No experience necessary, only enthusiasm.

Songs to include Mamma Mia, Super Trouper, Let it Be, Rhythm of Life, Happy Heart, and other well known toe tappers.

2.00 - 2.30 pm

For details visit www.singforfun.co.uk

FrankMusik

12th July: 15:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: FrankMusik

FrankMusik will be playing a 30 minute set of songs such as Confusion Girl, Better Off As Two and 3 Little Words.

15:00- 15:30 approx

for more information on FrankMusik go to:

www.myspace.com/frankmusik

www.frankmusik.com

follow Frank on twitter here:

www.twitter.com/ FrankMusik

The Angels Of Kaos

12th July: 19:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: The Angels Of Kaos

An hour of great join-inable songs with North London's most fabulous casual singers

www.angelsofkaos.com

Mojo Wellington

13th July: 18:30

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Mojo Wellington

Final day of the festival - musical farewell from Mojo Wellington.

PianoKey

13th July: 21:00

Piano: Leicester Square

Posted by: Gilly Spencer

I am the original you hum it I'll play it pianist and would love you to come and request your favourite songs to sing along. Lets celebrate the joy of Song and Music