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Fundraising evening for the Bluebell Hospice 27 April 2017
Hi Steve,  Thank you to you and the other Buskers for donating your fabulous entertainment on Thursday.  As you know we did very well for the Hospice but we couldn't do it without people like you and your friends to help us.  God Bless you all.  Jean 


Gilly's CMC, Wakefield 21 February 2017

'What a great show the Bus Pass Buskers put on at Gilly's, right from the first song, 'Ghost Riders in the Sky' to the very last, My Old Man's a Dustman', which isn't really country but was done by the Buskers in a Country/skiffle style. They had the audience 100% behind them... What this band offer is a repertoire of skiffle, Country and just a touch of Blues, plus one or two jokes in between to enhance what was a good night of entertainment. They entertained the full house and that's all that matters - well done the Bus Pass Buskers!

MANY THANKS TO THE BUS PASS BUSKERS

15th October 2016

Saturday night at Tapton Hall saw a great Ladies' Night Party at which the BUS PASS BUSKERS played, sang and told jokes much to the enjoyment of all the guests. They were absolutely fantastic.  Many asked for their details for future reference.

***** Strongly recommended.

John & Eileen
Ladies' Night Organisers



Just a quick line to thank you all so very much for performing for us on Saturday night at Firbeck Village Hall. You went down a storm as I am sure you will have realised. It was the perfect repertoire for the evening and you were excellent. I hope you enjoyed having such an appreciative  and responsive audience Many thanks to you all.

Very best wishes

Caroline Jopling

Jane Woild - Christ Church, Stocksbridge
Christ Church Stocksbridge was delighted to host THE BUS PASS BUSKERS on Saturday 19th March. We had a great evening of good music mixed with jokes and asides, all of which was wonderfully entertaining. We have booked them again for next year.

An email from Anita, who organised a Christmas night for Firbeck Village Hall December 2015

'Hello Stephen and the rest of the Buskers.  We all had a fantastic evening and thoroughly enjoyed your performance.  I love the Carol CD  we shall take ours to Germany, where we will be spending Christmas with our daughter and family and I know that they will enjoy listening to it too.

Thank you once again for making our village party such a success!'


A review from the September 2015 edition of Cross Country - the leading Country Music magazine...

'Everyone at the Renishaw Country Music Club enjoyed a night of very good music and laughter with the five piece band, the Bus Pass Buskers from Sheffield. These retired musicians came together 5 years ago to enjoy themselves and raise money for charity. So far they have raised over £10,000, most of it for Help 4 Heroes. The line up was Steve on guitar, Cliff on guitar, Rob on guitar, John on double bass and, adding some glamour to the band, Janet on percussion, washboard and ukulele.
Sharing the vocals, they kept the dance floor busy with a playlist that included Walk the Line, Lucille and Your Cheatin' Heart. In between songs they had us laughing out loud with their quips and gags. Our compere, Paul, thanked them for a fresh and different night to lots of enthusiastic applause and they gave us two encores. 


To the Bus PassBuskers, thank you so much for an evening of music, laughter and fun. 
Everyone enjoyed it, you made a lot of people very happy,and helped us to raise money for the BISOKE BUS APPEAL. Can we book you for next year !!!   Best wishes, Pam Hellewell, Organiser  - May 2015

I'd like to say how much we all enjoyed your return visit to Dunham - the Village Hall was a sell out and we could have sold another 100 such was the interest. Once again you went down like a bomb - the music was terrific and we loved the humour - it cheered us all up and left the audience buzzing! We'll definitely have you back - we can't wait!  
Maureen Starmer - Committee - Dunham Village Hall, April 2015

Thank you so much for a very enjoyable evening last Saturday, everyone enjoyed themselves.  Angela Watson Phoenix Rooms, Brinkworth

Hi BPB, on behalf of my wife (Pat), family, friends & myself, can I say a very big thank you for a great nights entertainment at Kenny's, in Conisbro', on Sunday night. We really enjoyed the music, comedy. The Jim Reeves & Johnny Cash were magic & Janet has a lovely voice also. Nearly forgot, the 'volume' was just right. We could hear & appreciate everything  with nothing echoing or bouncing of the walls. Fantastic night. Hope to see you back there soon. Regards, Dave Harrison

On Friday the 16th of May we were entertained by THE BUS PASS BUSKERS, here at Dunham on Trent Village Hall. They were nothing short of  "brilliant "  In fact it was an exceptional night for the village. Music, humour, a wonderful night.
We shall definitely be having them back in 2015.   Maurice Matthews, Chair, of Parish Council.

Hi Stephen ,
Just to say many thanks for playing at Loxley Court. The Bus Pas Buskers gave us a really enjoyable evening , great music , great company and good fun ! Looking forward to seeing you later this year. 
 Janet Shipman, Scheme Manager,  Loxley Court

Thank you for entertaining our visitors once again at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show.  There was a 
6% increase in attendance this year.  Many exhibitors had record sales, so they were happy too.
Thank you again for your contribution to a brilliant Show atmosphere. I now wish to book you for the Autumn Show on Friday the 12th of September, to play from 11.30am to 1.15pm.
Kind Regards,   Jane Kitchen, Show Manager & Company Secretary, Harrogate Flower Show.

Stephen, last night was a great success, we made the money we needed but everyone loved the Buskers, Thank you to all of you for making it a lovely evening, the comments as people were leaving were the best I've heard after one of our fundraisers, Hope we can do it again sometime Love Jean
Shirley House fundraising for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice May 2014

What a wonderful evening we had! Thank you to all for a very entertaining evening. You will be pleased to know that the event raised £789.50, which includes ticket sales, raffle and donations received as a result of the concert. You are all stars! Thank you. 
Doris for the Rwanyana Village Water Tank May 2014

May  I take this opportunity to thank the Bus Pass Buskers for a fabulous Saturday night, the whole room was full of a great atmosphere, people who had eaten stayed back and we then had a mixture of locals and people from the camp site in Ingbirchworth. So many people came up to thank me for a good nights entertainment and we are looking forward to the Buskers back at the August bank holiday Monday, 25 August 2014.
Many thanks again, David and the team at the  FOUNTAIN INN  - INGBIRCHWORTH   

'On behalf of Hallford UR Church, Whitworth, please thank the 'Buskers' for a superb show filled with humour and excellent, toe-tapping music. We received very positive comments on the night and at church the following day. A firm hit with our regulars and those new to church events alike. We hope to see you again next year.  
Best regards,  Brian  (29 March 2014)

'Your wonderful music and humorous presence just made what was for us a memorable, happy day. We are blessed with great family and friends who all loved the music so thank you for playing for us. We hope to hear you again in the future, perhaps at our centenary!'
Best wishes, Maggie and Clive    (Ruby Wedding Anniversary Party 27 July 2013)

''The event was a real success and without exception people enjoyed your performance and were really enthusiastic about the whole event. Many thanks to all of your colleagues.'
Regards, Martin  (Old Ravensfield Gardening Society BBQ  Evening 14 September 2013 )

'We very much enjoyed your performance last year and look forward to seeing you again in June.' (Martin, Old Ravensfield)

'I am writing to thank you for your wonderful performances on Saturday night - everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening - you certainly got everyone going! Lots of positive comments from our regulars -  I'll be in touch - we shall certainly have you back!'
Peter - Manager - Woodlands Club Rotherham  (8 March 2014)

'Steve, I must thank the Buskers for another fabulous night at the Ruddle Centre. We all had such a wonderful time with both your music, playing all the songs we love, and your humour - how we laughed! You must come back and play for us again next year!'
Margaret - Secretary - the Yorkshire Country Women's Association (11 March 2014)
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