From Eurovision to cross-country busking for Welsh duo

Tuesday 17 April 2012, 13:01

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He might have represented Cyprus at Eurovision in 2010, but these days Jon Lilygreen is making an unusual start to his major-label quest for music stardom.

Lilygreen and Jon Maguire - as the duo Lilygreen And Maguire - have recently signed to Warner Brothers records, and are currently on a busking tour of Wales.

Lilygreen And Maguire

Lilygreen And Maguire

Watch the first part of their YouTube tour diary, starting in Wrexham:

They now count the likes of Katherine Jenkins, Green Day and Metallica as labelmates, but these young, Welsh singer-songwriters are building on an Olly Murs support slot by journeying across the country armed solely with a pair of acoustic guitars.

You can follow them on the tour via their Twitter feed.

Today (17 April) they're in Aberystwyth and Carmarthen. The other dates are: Swansea and Barry (18), Caerphilly and Chepstow (19), Newport and Cardiff (20). Details are on their website.

Lilygreen said: "It will be great to grab my guitar, pitch up at some fantastic locations and play free acoustic music in the open air".

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