<![CDATA[Busker Central Blogs Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers en <![CDATA[Santa Fe, Columbia, and The Great Big Busk]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=123&sid=9369be7c372f52fd0f2d42ea4addb0e5 (SANTA FE) It was less than six years ago when busking was illegal in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Today, business is booming for street-performers. Many talents can be found in downtown Santa Fe these days. Buskers are now allowed to perform between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays, they are allowed to perform until 1 a.m.

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COLUMBIA TO SET HAT OUT FOR BUSKERS

:drool: (COLUMBIA, S. CAROLINA) Columbia has come a long way in just the past two months rewriting their busking ordinances for all to enjoy.
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<![CDATA[busking in Nanaimo]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=978&b=55&sid=9369be7c372f52fd0f2d42ea4addb0e5 cathy davis

Nanaimo has incorporated a busking society . THE BEAT OF THE STREET SOCIETY advocates for buskers.
We held a LITTLE WOODSTOCK WEST FESTIVAL on September 5th, 2009. We had sixty five performers.
Next year will be a two day event.

We would love to invite the world to our beautiful city
check out www.bluegambit.com the busking page for updates and information or pm me
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<![CDATA[The coolest buskers in the world]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=59&sid=9369be7c372f52fd0f2d42ea4addb0e5 (ANTARCTICA) Busking in Antarctica, four British Antarctic Survey's employees took part in Musequality's charity busk and world record.
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The coolest buskers in the world, the strings on Danny’s guitar cable froze, Paul’s saxophone froze, Tony’s fingers froze and Riet froze. The Antarctic Minkes busked as the temperature dropped from -8°C to -15°C in Antarctica. Musequality funds communal projects for disadvantaged children in developing countries giving them the skills and qualities they need to turn their lives around.

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<![CDATA[1000 Buskers in Kuala Lumpur rejoice with legalization]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=131&sid=9369be7c372f52fd0f2d42ea4addb0e5 (MALAYSIA) Kuala Lumpur has just legalized street-performing for which 200 have already auditioned.
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A jury of professional musicians will license the street-performers without any set limit of buskers to be selected.

With a population of 7.2 million people in greater Kuala Lumpur, there are over a 1000 happy buskers waiting to have their day.

Guidelines were being finalized but mainly the buskers must have a clean appearance and be disciplined enough to adhere to the designated time and location.

All that remains is finding suitable pitches in and around the city. Some areas may be modified to accompany busker performances.

Adjustments to the new legalization are to follow. As we've seen before, things can change around, flip-flop, flip again, then change back in as little as 1000 days. Hopefully, they'll...

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<![CDATA[Book: The Busker - Three cities, two years, one chance...]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=154&sid=9369be7c372f52fd0f2d42ea4addb0e5 (LIAM MURRAY BELL) Three cities, two years, one chance - a story of a young man determined to find his voice in this world. Plucked from obscurity in Glasgow, Rab Dillon is about to become the next great protest singer.
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Seduced by promises of stardom and carrying only the guitar given to him by the girl who broke his heart, he travels down the road to London. There, he records his debut album that will speak to the dispossessed, the disenfranchised, and the disheartened. But one year later, he is sleeping rough on the streets of Brighton.

A modern-day ballad set across three cities and two years, The Busker is a rich comic exposé of the music industry, the Occupy movement, homelessness, squatting - and failing to live up to the name you share with your hero, Bob Dylan. It is also the story of what survives ...

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