<![CDATA[Busker Central Blogs Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?page=&mode=random_blogs&feed=ATOM&limit=5&sid=4f6804363e0d9337f349b41b3cdb67af 2018-11-16T21:33:36-05:00 <![CDATA[St. Catharines International Busker Festival]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=1437&b=105&sid=4f6804363e0d9337f349b41b3cdb67af 2011-08-08T11:42:11-04:00 2011-08-08T11:42:11-04:00
The inaugural St Catharines International Busker Festival will welcome artists from around the globe performing over 100 acts during the three days of the Festival. All performances will take place in downtown St Catharines with the temporary closure of James St. to Church Street, and a sweeping corridor along King Street to include Market Square. Performances are slated for six stages (5 outdoor) as buskers entertain crowds with unforgettable acts. The festival is a community event for all ages and marks the first of its kinds in the Niagara Peninsula.

Niagara Inflatables Kidz Stage will host an inflatable playground for children to welcome the youngest of us into a world of make believe. Suitcase in Point Theatre Company (SIP) along with Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects (LTP) will produce The Late Night Cabaret (Saturday, August 13, 2011) with creative staff Deanna Lynn Jones and all Buskers. Visit the website for more details!]]>
<![CDATA[More T-Shirts for Buskers]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=117&sid=4f6804363e0d9337f349b41b3cdb67af 2012-03-02T00:54:49-05:00 2012-03-02T00:54:49-05:00 We've found some more crazy t-shirts that buskers will love. Bowler or derby hat tees are now available in a variety of colors.
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Buskers can now let the world know they're a street-performer by wearing their hat on their t-shirt. You can even add a face if you wish.

There's an old busker saying - "A busker isn't complete without his hat. Then, he's finished."

Also featured are "suit & tie" tees and even the Professional Street Performers Association's logo on all kinds of shirts, tote bags, buttons, drinking cups, stickers, posters, and even hats.

Let the public know you're a pro!

You can even create your own logos on apparel for other buskers and street-performers to enjoy. Artists will relish designing their own shirts. Check out the links below for even more busker t-shirt...

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<![CDATA[Blues enthusiasts take note!]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=200&sid=4f6804363e0d9337f349b41b3cdb67af 2017-04-01T18:09:44-04:00 2017-04-01T18:09:44-04:00 (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 buskers have been working for the past months filming their performances on the streets, issues with police, and concerts at large national festivals in the country.
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Due to severe lack of interest of the blues in Costa Rica, they are trying to get exposure with the international blues community. With different administration changes, the police have taken down several artists, jailed some others, and have confiscated equipment. A strike in January resulted in a movement called "Nuestra Calle" when there was the reported abuse of power by local authorities in the arrest of a sax player.

The Avendia blues band has been working hard...

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<![CDATA[Famous busker returns to his roots]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=74&sid=4f6804363e0d9337f349b41b3cdb67af 2010-02-24T03:43:17-05:00 2010-02-24T03:43:17-05:00 (FISHERMANS WHARF) It looks like the Amazing Johnathan is returning to his roots and taking a break from his Las Vegas show.
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Years ago, the former street performer had his show at the Golden Nugget...or was it Fitzgeralds? Circus Circus? Anyway, I forget where John Szeles's show was but he's heading where it all began.

The insult comic, the Amazing Johnathan, has built his show over the years into a solid, if not down right weird, Las Vegas show that probably has more jokes per minute than any current show running. It also drops more F-bombs than Pesci in "Casino". With a 3-act structure, the former busker has shown others the way to create and perform Vegas-style.

I believe Carrot Top, like Sinbad, first started performing on the streets of Westwood in L.A. It's seems like a while...

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<![CDATA[San Antonio opens streets to buskers]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=197&sid=4f6804363e0d9337f349b41b3cdb67af 2017-01-05T22:00:54-05:00 2017-01-05T22:00:54-05:00 (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 Villita.
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"The main purpose is to facilitate the development of neighborhoods, cultural centers, and businesses in the downtown area to create a thriving Central Business District that fosters a warm and inviting atmosphere for residents, employees, and visitors."

The Downtown Street Performer Policy was passed last year but it took a long time for many buskers to hear about it.

Public parks are among the most encouraged places for musicians – and performers of any kind, for that matter – to share their art. Many parks across America are off-limits when it comes to performing.

Read what happens as a busker gently tries to inf...

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