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Cape Town legalizes busking and street performing by BC on Oct 3, 2013
:tophat: (CAPE TOWN) Buskers and street-performers are busy celebrating City Hall's decision to legalize performing in Cape Town.
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The South African city made news earlier this year when blind busker Lunga Nono was beaten by metro police for busking in St. George's Mall.

Charges against the busker have recently been dropped in favor of new legislation. Nono's guitar was broken in the melee which took place in front of his family and onlooking tourists. A music shop donated a new guitar to Nono who has filed a lawsuit.

Now that the city has come to it's senses about the performing artists and tourism, just about anything goes. This includes street musicians, acrobats, clowning, comedy, contortions, dance, singing, fire skills, mime, living statues, music performance, puppeteering, storytelling, poetry, painting,...

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Blues enthusiasts take note! by BC on Apr 1, 2017
:sax: (COSTA RICA) San Jose has buskers singing the blues. Avenida Blues, a traditional blues band in Costa Rica, is finding national resistance to their style of music and performing. The...

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San Antonio opens streets to buskers by BC on Jan 5, 2017
:accord: (SAN ANTONIO) The city of San Antonio, Texas has opened the streets to buskers and street performers. Also under re-consideration is nearby Market Square and La...

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Victory in York that keeps streets alive! by BC on Jul 1, 2015
:sax: (YORK) City Halls often see busking as a potential problem to be managed and restricted. The victory with the York City Council resulted in a document designed to encourage and welcome...

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Key West Buskers must pay to perform by BC on Jan 1, 2015
:hot: (KEY WEST) Just when you think they've figured it all out, Key West's city hall has created still more controversy in their busking laws. Being in the news over the past several years,...

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Poll: Do You Support Putting More Restrictions on Buskers? by BC on Dec 3, 2014
:stilts: (NEW YORK) Are these crazy people out to get your money or are these legitimate artists doing their thing? A local New York poll wants to know more about buskers and...

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RE: 2013 Summer street performance tour by WorldsGreatest! on Feb 16, 2012
Since the laws change all the time, it's probably best to telephone the cities you're interested in from the link below and ask if there's going to be a problem.

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RE: Tombstone "the town to tough to die" by guitarman on Jan 6, 2012
Sometimes, we are forced to re-invent ourselves. Maybe you could get a few Allen St. shops to back a new Western theme. Perhaps a strolling musician dressed as a outlaw singing songs of the era - and livin' on Tombstone Time. There used to be a guy dressed completely in...

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RE: Buskers vs. Las Vegas for pitch on Strip by custardspie on Oct 1, 2009
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Suzi I think the going rate should be $100.000 per hour that you spent in Jail. Vegas makes enough money to pay 100x that for violating your Rights and Freedoms as an American.


If Anyone knows how to contact these true buskers can you please shoot us an email at...

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RE: Buskers vs. Las Vegas for pitch on Strip by custardspie on Oct 1, 2009
Don't Worry William, We Got your back!! This is Exactly what we look for!! Check out the" San Diego Silverman gives Rare interview" on youtube you'll see just a little of what we do

Link up With The Busker's Movement and We'll Meet you in Sin City to Document...

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