<![CDATA[Busker Central Blogs Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers en Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:25:12 -0500 <![CDATA[Greetings from Seattle.]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=1785&b=130&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=1785&b=130&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da
I still hold busking in high regard, and consider it one of the most elemental, difficult and rewarding types of performance to do.

My website: http://comedyrocket.com

May your pitch be full of happy customers, and your bottle be full!]]>
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:54:04 -0500
<![CDATA[Busker Alley releases 1 hour HD feature on Blu-ray]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=120&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=120&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da (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".
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"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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Fri, 04 May 2012 00:21:36 -0400
<![CDATA[Busker's repeat performance ends in arrest]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=86&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=86&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da (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.
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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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Mon, 09 Aug 2010 01:25:46 -0400
<![CDATA[busking in Nanaimo]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=978&b=55&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=978&b=55&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da 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
Cheers]]>
Sat, 17 Oct 2009 04:04:57 -0400
<![CDATA[Coke, deodorant, Cadbury's, and Peter Murphy]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=62&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=62&sid=ade0df5a6677c8c868ee1f98ec0843da There used to be a time when no self-respecting musician would ever bow to corporate pressure and allow their songs to be used to advertise products.

Those days are definitely over, and never more so with the news that Coca-Cola is looking at "incentivising" buskers on the London Underground to include its Holidays Are Coming jingle in their repertoire over the festive period.

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Fri, 20 Nov 2009 04:10:31 -0500