What’s your name?

Fred Lopes

Do you play solo only, or also in a group?

Solo

How old are you?

38

Where were you born?

France

Where did you grow up?

France  and London

How did that place influence your music? (if at all!)

My influence is from everywhere

Where are you based now, and why?

London cause I love London

What got you into making music in the first place?

My father was a singer

I thought I was to be a singer

What instruments do you play?

Singing, Guitar

Who are 3 of your top 10 musical influences, and why?

U2 for the lyrics and melody

Bob Marley for the peace

Elvis for his voice

Do you write your own songs?

Yes

How many years have you been writing songs for?

4

What process, or processes, do you often find yourself using when you write songs?

I don’t have any process it’s come from like that some time

How long have you been playing open mic nights?

2

Why did you get into playing them in the first place?

Just for to play

What advice would you give new performers who are just starting out playing their first open mics?

Be relax

What’s the hardest thing, for you, about playing open mics?

To play only 10 mins

What’s the most bizarre open mic, or gig, you’ve ever played, and why?

The most bizarre gig was in Paris and was canceled cause of no one were there

If it’s not already, are you hoping to make music your full-time career?

Yes

What do you currently find the hardest and biggest obstacles to moving your music career forward?

To write the song or the single

What’s one truth about you that people often find surprising?

Shy

What is the most exciting project you’re working on at the moment?

My ep

Where should people go to find out more about you?

Instagram Facebook

UK Open Mic London performer Fred Lopes
UK Open Mic London performer Fred Lopes
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