<![CDATA[Busker Central Living the Life Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers en Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:35:08 -0500 <![CDATA[Pearl Street Mall enjoying it's 3rd rebirth]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=198&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=198&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 (BOULDER) Ever since the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colorado opened in 1976, it has undergone a series of rebirths along the winding way. Now home to human statues, jugglers, fire acts, and of course, musicians, "the mall" has settled down into it's present day form. New pitches have been created so now there's room for everybody at any given time.
Boulder is one of the most popular cities on the international busker trail. While most tourists don't know it, the mall has essentially expanded to a full 10 blocks. The tourists continue through stop lights on either end and get to enjoy a much larger and thusly more dynamic Pearl Street Mall. Famous for being first in the modern red-brick style, "street furniture" (benches and seats) line the pedestrian-only walkways...

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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:36:32 -0500
<![CDATA[The One Man Robotic Comedy Show]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2657&b=134&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2657&b=134&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446
Any chance to entertain your fairgoers would be greatly appreciated.
I can be reached at (424) 298-5314 if you have any questions.

Thank you!

"Mr. Animation'' a.k.a. Vincent Foster
Video Links Available at http://mranimationshow.com :wink:

Mr.Animation Live Entertainment]]>
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:36:08 -0400
<![CDATA[Naked Cowboy drops out of mayor race]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=54&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=54&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 NEW YORK — The Naked Cowboy of Times Square says he's dropping out of the race for New York mayor.
Robert "Bob" Burck is a tourist attraction known for strumming his guitar in the square while wearing only briefs and a cowboy hat.

He entered the mayoral race in July with the slogan, “Nobody has done more with less.”

But now, he says he's had enough of the red tape that goes with a mayoral run.

He says the last straw came when the city's Conflicts of Interest Board fined him $250 for failing to file a required financial disclosure form.

Mr. Burck says the only way to be taken seriously is to appear in a suit and tie.

:pointlol: "And away he goes...skidmarks and all," said a Times Squar...

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Sun, 06 Sep 2009 05:49:17 -0400
<![CDATA[Old Crow Medicine Show string band has street-corner roots]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=162&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=162&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 With bits and pieces from Bob Dylan, the Old Crow Medicine Show has gathered a following in the contemporary musical landscape.
A repertoire of songs ended up in a street-corner string band with frontman Ketch Secor leading the way. From a Dylan snippet, the song "Wagon Wheel" attracted the attention of Coldplay and an album was to follow.

Bob Dylan was to lend another lyrical scrap to their next noticable song "Sweet Amarillo" which enabled "the Crows" to officially join the Nashville scene in the hallowed Grand Ole Opry. They also received accolades from the Americana Music Awards as "Trailblazers".

The album "Remedy" topped the iTunes Country Albums chart with an old-time string band template. With "Remedy", the Old Crow Medicine Show has established...

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Sun, 02 Nov 2014 18:19:28 -0500
<![CDATA[Book: The Busking Project]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=159&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=159&c=2&sid=c6d2e0e30586e9040a19ca27b3e39446 (THE BUSKING PROJECT) With a tag line of 3 writers, 5 continents, and 1 mission, the Busking Project has released a paperback book detailing some of it's exploits in the wide world of street performing.
As Busker Central continues it's book review series, we find Nick Broad, Chris Smith, and Belle Crawford. The three visit forty cities across five continents to document buskers remarking they are "universally misunderstood, under appreciated, and often criminalized."

Including some (mis)adventures, hundreds of supporters help the trio with advice, equipment, support, money, time, and encouragement in completion of the global trek. Starting in Lisbon and ending in Rio, the whole trip reveals trials and tribulations as it unfolds.

Covering 40 cities in 10 months, the plan was to visit a new city every...

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Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:08:40 -0400