Sam Cashman and Nick Jansen with their newly recorded 5-track EP. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner
Sam Cashman and Nick Jansen with their newly recorded 5-track EP. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner Adam Hourigan

Yamba’s wandering minstrels are out and about these hols

NICK Jansen and Sam Cashman are two high-school guitarists who'll be busking around Yamba these school holidays.

The unusual part of their acts is that they won't be in a set location - they'll be taking the music to the people.

They'll post on Facebook to let fans know where they'll be playing each day, and will generally go wherever the crowds are.

They're not scared of getting sand between their toes either.

Armed with portable, battery-powered amplifiers, the boys will be able to meander their way around Yamba.

The pair wanted to stay and play their music locally, instead of travelling to Byron Bay to busk.

"One of the girls from the Bluesfest Busking competition, Melissa Moss, suggested we do it," Sam said.

"No one else has really done it, so hopefully someone will see us doing something different.

"I think it's good for us just to be out there playing a lot, instead of sitting at home doing nothing in the school holidays."

The 15-year-olds play acoustic-infused rock with flamenco rhythms.



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