Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Performing, Better Than Any Drug for Buskers; Local Busker Loves Being Centre Stage

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Performing, Better Than Any Drug for Buskers; Local Busker Loves Being Centre Stage

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YOU either love them or you hate them but for buskers it's all about the enjoyment they get from performing.

Country music busker Ronald Anderson loves being on stage and sharing his talents with people around the nation.

He regularly performs in Mary Street on Saturdays and at Sunday markets and when he travels he always takes his guitar for the opportunity to perform and connect with new people in a new town.

The New Zealand born singer always wanted to play guitar and only took it up recently, though he constantly waits for his next chance to be on stage.

Ronald admits local teacher Ian Dawson was the catalyst he needed to join the world of busking and realise his dream of playing private functions.

The first song he learnt was a traditional Maori Wahine song and he has come a long way since those first lessons two years ago, now playing at Retirement Villages every chance he gets.

"Since I have been busking and doing the markets I have made a lot of good friends, I get as much enjoyment out of it as they do. …

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