2014 Winner Interview: Best Musical Performer - PUTTIN' ON THE BLITZ!
Puttin' on the Blitz! are Britain's premier wartime quartet performing all your vintage favourites in four part harmony. We specialise in the 1940s with songs guaranteed to bring back memories and take you on a trip to past. For those of you not old enough to remember, we guarantee you will enjoy the timeless songs of this nostalgic era and relish in the close vocal harmonies and great humour of Puttin' on the Blitz! who are guaranteed to leave you wanting more.
What do you have planned for your business/yourself in the next year?
More of the same. As "Blitz" grows in popularity we are being asked to perform at much bigger events every year and are relishing every moment.
What are your favourite vintage events?
Chatham Salute to the 40s, Goodwood Revival, NVAs!
Why did you decide to enter the NVAs?
We hoped to get some recognition for all the hard work we have put into "Blitz" over the years. The award helps to show that people like what we do and that we are doing everything right.
How did you feel when you won?
Elated and honoured
What was the most positive thing about entering the NVAs?
Meeting other lovely Vintage scene people
What would you say to other people who are thinking about entering in 2015?
Go for it! You will get to meet lots of new contacts to help promote your business.
What business tip/quote would you give to anyone starting out in the vintage industry?
Whatever you do. Attention to detail is key. Make sure you are absolutely authentic and then your act is believable and your business will be taken seriously.
How has being a NVA Winner affected your business/yourself?
We have had many additional offers since winning the award and not only have "Blitz" become more well known but it is also great that people have become fans of the barbershop style of music which works so well in the 1940s scene.
For more information visit www.puttinontheblitz.com
The National Vintage Awards look forward to welcoming Puttin' On The Blitz back to perform at the 2015 ceremony.