Bromley musician to perform in mayor of London’s annual busking competition, launched by Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler

PUBLISHED: 11:36 26 July 2017 | UPDATED: 11:36 26 July 2017

Maurice will perform in the mayor's Gigs competition this weekend

Maurice will perform in the mayor's Gigs competition this weekend


He will perform across this weekend

A Bromley busker is set to perform in a London-wide competition this weekend showcasing the best street musicians.

The busker, who goes by his act name Maurice, is bidding for victory in the mayor of London’s Gigs competition.

The competition was launched on Friday by Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler at Wembley Park.

Since then buskers have been performing across London for the competition, with a public vote underway to select musicians for September’s final.

Industry professionals will also be judging acts to choose for the final at Westfield London on September 3.

Among the prizes on offer is a highly sought-after licence to busk in London Underground stations, along with time at a professional recording studio.

To vote for the 20-year-old Kelsey and Eden Park ward singer, who is competing in the soloists and duos category, click here.

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: “Over the next couple of weeks, Londoners can enjoy brilliant performances from buskers competing to be crowned the capital’s top musicians and songwriters. Good luck to all those taking part.”

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