<![CDATA[Busker Central Blogs Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?page=&mode=random_blogs&feed=ATOM&limit=5&sid=73ab47997e618ee4ae7261c3e814072c 2018-02-22T11:40:40-05:00 <![CDATA[Songs about Buskers by Buskers and for Buskers]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=151&sid=73ab47997e618ee4ae7261c3e814072c 2014-03-01T00:11:19-05:00 2014-03-01T00:11:19-05:00 (BOULDER, COLORADO) If your're a musical busker or even if you're not, take a listen to a variety of songs made especially for the busking and performing arts.
The songs are created specifically by Busker Films and can be heard in video documentaries found over at the famed Busker Alley website. The productions are symbolic of the quality and style found in "The Alley".

The songs showcase different attitudes towards the street-performing arts. Hated by some and loved by others, the songs portrays the busker moving town to town doing their shows and entertaining the masses en route to...who knows where?

"Busker Alley: The Movie" features the song "Road 2 Freedom". Other original compositions including high-energy performance music and even a rap are featured on the website.

Check the links...

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<![CDATA[San Diego to change unconstitutional laws that prohibit busking]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=3006&b=145&sid=73ab47997e618ee4ae7261c3e814072c 2013-09-21T00:01:18-04:00 2013-09-21T00:01:18-04:00 <![CDATA[Busker's repeat performance ends in arrest]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=86&sid=73ab47997e618ee4ae7261c3e814072c 2010-08-09T01:25:46-04:00 2010-08-09T01:25:46-04:00 (HASTINGS) A busker, Dean Langley, set up shop outside the Anchor pub in Hastings and started to play “Wonderwall” by Oasis. He then played “American Pie” by Don Maclean.
Then he played Wonderwall again. Then American Pie, then Wonderwall. After two hours, the landlord of the pub approached Mr Langley and pleaded with him either to stop playing or to learn a third song. Mr Langley then became abusive and was arrested.

Is there anyone who can read this without feeling passionate sympathy with the pub landlord? When General Noriega took refuge in the Holy See’s embassy in Panama in 1989, the American army bombarded him with non-stop repetition of terrible old rock records. It has been reported that a torture technique in Guantanamo Bay involved playing Barney the purple dinosaur’...

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<![CDATA[Busker Alley releases 1 hour HD feature on Blu-ray]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=120&sid=73ab47997e618ee4ae7261c3e814072c 2012-05-04T00:21:36-04:00 2012-05-04T00:21:36-04:00 (BOULDER) In a technological breakthrough, Busker Alley has just released "Sideshow!", the first busker one-hour feature film on Blu-ray disc including the docu-comedy "Those Bloody Buskers".
"SideShow!" has been shot in HD and features dozens of buskers and street-performers dancing across the city's pitches for our entertainment pleasure. For you clothes-horses, it also features some of the best-dressed buskers in the world.

Returning to it's roots, Busker Alley has been shooting footage since it's inception in 1995 all within the context of busking and street-performing. They initially went to HD internet display in 2007 followed by a High-Definition AVCHD disc in 2009.

Produced by Zoobie, the full version Blu-ray disc is a prelude to the online movie "Busker Alley"...

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<![CDATA[Sacramento gaining ground on west coast]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=203&sid=73ab47997e618ee4ae7261c3e814072c 2017-08-01T14:57:10-04:00 2017-08-01T14:57:10-04:00 (SACRAMENTO) Watch out San Francisco. The California capital is taking measures to encourage buskers and street-performers to entertain their fair city. Dozens of new murals have been painted on buildings around midtown and new legislation allows for more of the performing arts both inside and out.
Buskers were once pushed out of Sacramento and other downtown areas pressured by frustrated business owners and residents who complained about the noise or said the musicians were blocking sidewalks. But as Sacramento’s urban core continues to develop and momentum continues in the local creative community, bringing back the buskers has become a hot topic around town.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission as well as the Creative Economy Pilot Project will soon receive funding for projects over the next two y...

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