August 14 - Big News Small Town, Mitch James, Jono's Worst Moments Of The Week
Jono & Ben - The Podcast
We chatted to the Wizard from Christchurch because apparently he's retiring?! We also had Mitch James on the show and turned his song 21 into a little COVID parody. Finally, we reviewed Jono's worst moments of the week. Happy Friday, stay safe and stay classy Aotearoa!
Mitch James kicked his career off by busking on the streets of London. He’d moved to the UK, but struggled to make ends meet. James spent time sleeping rough, was beaten up and robbed. But he got to perform, honing his skills in front of an audience, busking during the day while playing more than 200 shows in pubs and bars around the country at night.
Kiwi singer/Songwriter Mitch James drops in to talk about all things MMA and how he started out busking and sleeping on the streets in England. Come out for the FTA Samoa Fundraiser Sunday 8 December 2pm Follow Mitch James https://www.instagram.com/mitchjamesm...Brought to you by drink west https://www.instagram.com/drinkwest/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
From homelessness in London, to being the supporting act for Ed Sheeran in Dunedin, Mitch James has taken the NZ music industry by storm.Newstalk ZB host Andrew Dickens has been listening to his new single, and shares his thoughts on Mitch James' debut album, Mitch James.LISTEN ABOVE AS ANDREW DICKENS SPEAKS TO FRANCESCA RUDKIN
Musician Mitch James talks with Kerre McIvor about his rise into the music scene in New Zealand.The singer songwriter has risen from rock bottom, to this week release his self-titled debut album.Escaping to the UK with a dream to make it as a musician, Mitch slept on the streets for seven weeks, played 230 gigs, he busked to get by, was beaten up and robbed.He’s now one of New Zealand’s most popular artists, boasting over 30 million Spotify streams and was last year nominated for Best Pop Artist at the New Zealand Music Awards.LISTEN TO MITCH JAMES TALK WITH KERRE MCIVOR ABOVE