var title = 'Busker Central Blogs Feed'; var url = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?page=&mode=random_blogs&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; var site_url = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers'; var site_desc = 'Buskers and Street Performers'; var time = 'Tue, 22 May 2018 17:19:38 -0400'; var data = new Array(); data[0] = new Array(); data[0]['title'] = 'Niagara Falls Buskerfest'; data[0]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=121&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[0]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=121&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[0]['username'] = 'BC'; data[0]['blog_id'] = '121'; data[0]['blog_message'] = ':tied: (NIAGARA FALLS) Up, down, and sideways. That's how the planning for this years St. Catharines Buskerfest has gone.
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And now, it's going, going, gone all the way to Queen Street in downtown Niagara Falls. As the organization says, "Plans to re-stage the festival in 2012 appeared to be over."

The on-again, off-again antics have some buskers wanting to barrel over Horseshoe Falls.

On Thursday, Lyndesfarne announced Buskerfest Niagara, previously known as the St. Catharines International Busker Festival, will go ahead on Queen Street Niagara Falls over Labour Day weekend.

Buskerfest Niagara 2012 will feature more than 150 performances, vendors, special performances, and record-breaking attempts for the Guinness Book of World Records.

“Busker festivals have been gaining popularity all over Canada i...

[ Continued ]'; data[0]['blog_time'] = 'Fri, 01 Jun 2012 05:27:15 -0400'; data[1] = new Array(); data[1]['title'] = 'No dancing, singing, playing musical instruments...'; data[1]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=63&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[1]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=63&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[1]['username'] = 'BC'; data[1]['blog_id'] = '63'; data[1]['blog_message'] = ':scrooge: (LONDON) You won't believe how Biggin Hill Airport Byelaws have been revised. The Honorable Elvis impersonator Dave Quinn (pictured) has been shown the door.
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"No person shall sing, dance, shout, play a musical instrument, operate a portable music machine or behave in such a way as to give reasonable cause for annoyance to any other person(s) on the Airport."
Wingwalkers will be dismayed at the "No person shall enter or climb upon any part of any Aircraft." It is also an offence to leave a vehicle in the car park without the handbrake on. Beggars should stay away and buskers, trendy on the Tube, are a strict no-no. Casual gambling is frowned upon, even a gentleman's bet.

Absolutely no buskers or even beggars!'; data[1]['blog_time'] = 'Thu, 26 Nov 2009 22:32:05 -0500'; data[2] = new Array(); data[2]['title'] = 'Blues enthusiasts take note!'; data[2]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=200&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[2]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=200&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[2]['username'] = 'BC'; data[2]['blog_id'] = '200'; data[2]['blog_message'] = ':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 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...

[ Continued ]'; data[2]['blog_time'] = 'Sat, 01 Apr 2017 18:09:44 -0400'; data[3] = new Array(); data[3]['title'] = 'Busker now a fashionable title'; data[3]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=26&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[3]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=26&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[3]['username'] = 'BC'; data[3]['blog_id'] = '26'; data[3]['blog_message'] = ':spotlight: (BUSKING) It seems as little as ten years ago, the term "busker" or "street performer" was looked upon with disdain. Suddenly, now it's the "in" title to tell new-found friends and acquaintances. Strange as it may seem, public perception has shifted in favor of said buskers. The internet has seemed to have had a positive impact on the perception of street performers world-wide.

Wannabe buskers abound on the internet. Some sites have sections dedicated to busking. Unfortunately, once entered, one finds several performers that have only been thinking about busking but somehow never found the backbone to discard their day job to busk full-time. This may be a good thing, however, as some may not have what it takes to begin with. It would probably only add to the long lines at the unemployment office.

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[ Continued ]'; data[3]['blog_time'] = 'Tue, 09 Dec 2008 01:01:02 -0500'; data[4] = new Array(); data[4]['title'] = 'Colectivo de Musicos Barcelona'; data[4]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=3453&b=166&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[4]['url'] = 'http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=3453&b=166&sid=8e48b056f8075034ed1ba77c03264bf5'; data[4]['username'] = 'Rimusic'; data[4]['blog_id'] = '166'; data[4]['blog_message'] = 'http://eepurl.com/bbhUA9'; data[4]['blog_time'] = 'Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:11:23 -0500';