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travel in Europe with harmonica it's possible ?
Posted January 31st, 2013 - 11:08 am by from Pszczyna, Poland (Permalink)
I going abroad this spring or summer to Scandinavia or France ,Benelux it's up to weather in the north is pretty cold :)maybe to find season job If I'll be enough lucky but on way want to earn some money to survive :)I did some street performing like fire show and playing on jambe with friends in few places in Europe.nice time and fun with people
Now I like to try something new I'm beginner with harmonica now improving my skills when I will be ready want play on street sometimes during my travel.

Someone have play harmonica on the street in Europe ? How it was ? Mostly allowed by the law ?
I appreciate any advice

Tomek

Posted January 31st, 2013 - 8:35 pm by from Granada, Spain (Permalink)
yeahman

Posted January 31st, 2013 - 10:11 pm by from Pszczyna, Poland (Permalink)
sounds good

Posted February 8th, 2013 - 9:18 am by from Sao Vicente, Portugal (Permalink)
hi tomek,
the harmonica alone is fun but rarely attractive enough to provide you with sufficent money. if you combine it with anything it will become a show and will bring the public and the money.
all you need is to hang it from your neck and add -
a guitar, a drum, juggling balls, juggling chains, etc.
if you have your hands free - use them.
otherwise you can allways use youe feet, if you can jump a hacky sack or even put a spoon under youe shoe-sole for rhythm.
mind you - harmonica solo is provoking pity, even if you play happy jazz (like i do), but any addition makes it joly - colorfull clothes and a hat too.
i'm a harmonica master and i've been financing myself with it for the past few years, but without the guitar (on which i'm very average) i could never do that.
good luck and happy travels.
oded.