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Eyeing the life of a travelling musician
Seasoned folk musicians play at Troubadour
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Eyeing the life of a travelling musician

A chance to perform at Tamworth Country Music Festival has Woy Woy teenager Molly Millington eyeing the life of a travelling musician.

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter, Molly Millington, 16, is planning to take her sound on the road.

She said she would like to pack her music gear into a van, and take off around the country to play by the coast and at country towns, hit festivals and bars.

But first she needs to finish high school and get her licence.

The Year 11 student started writing songs when she was 12 and has been a regular on the Central Coast busking circuit for the last four years.

But now, despite her age and relatively short time in the music business, Molly's career is coming off the streets and onto the big stage.

She's already recorded an EP entitled Cool Like You with Shane Nicholson.

And just last month her original song Somebody Else won Fretfest, a regional song contest, earning her a Music Mentorship Package and the chance to perform at Tamworth Country Music Festival.

"I played all the main stages, and on the big main stage," Molly said of her time at Tamworth.

"I think there were about 2000 people in the crowd.

"It was unreal."

While the Fretfest win opened career doors for Molly, it was the Tamworth gig that gave her a taste for taking her music to different Australian places.

She said: "I'd love to travel with my music.

"I'd love to go in a van and do a self-promoted tour all around Australia."

But for now, the teenager who plays guitar, ukulele and banjo, is content busking and performing around the Central Coast.

She's hoping to release a single and get her songs heard by as many people as possible.

"Hopefully I can release a single, busk everywhere I can, get my music out there more."

And hopefully she'll get her licence too.

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