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New program features buskers in Chattanooga by BC on Jul 3, 2016
:tiphat: (CHATTANOOGA) New liberal rules favor buskers and street performers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over 50 musicians have registered to participate. The musicians include guitarists, cellists, singers, keyboardists and a person who plays a didgeridoo, the wind instrument developed by indigenous Australians about 1,500 years ago.
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It's all part of SoundCorps' new Sidewalk Stages program. Each of the 15 to 30 musicians who are scheduled to perform two-hour sets from Friday through Sunday is paid $25 by SoundCorps. They also get to keep any tips they make. Those tips are averaging between $40 and $70.

Buskers can perform in public places, such as sidewalks, pedestrian bridges and the parks between them. There are some minimal rules. Performing under the influence and substance abuse is not permitted.

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Just how many buskers are there? by BC on Feb 1, 2021
:hair: (WWW) Every once in a while, the topic of how many buskers there actually are comes up. A few years ago, there was some discussion about the chaps who filmed their...

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Creative song writing by BC on Jan 3, 2021
:guitar: (WWW) We all start out playing songs we like (covers) from other established artists. It's when we reach a certain plateau that we realize that in order to go further,...

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Fame: 10 celebs that started off busking by BC on Dec 1, 2020
:tied: (WWW) Most people think that fame is instant - namely that through a fluke, fame comes to performers overnight. Far from the truth, it turns out that fame usually comes only after...

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Just what exactly is a busker? by BC on Apr 1, 2020
:disguise: (WWW) It's interesting to see what websites come up with their definition of a busker. One such site is the editable Wikipedia.org informing readers since...

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Cool busker t-shirts! by BC on Oct 1, 2019
:pointlol: (WWW) Here are some crazy t-shirts that buskers will love. Buskers can now let the world know they're a street-performer by wearing a funny saying on their t-shirt.
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RE: Cool busker t-shirts! by chuck on Jan 29, 2020
Those are great!
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RE: 2013 Summer street performance tour by WorldsGreatest! on Feb 16, 2012
Since the laws change all the time, it's probably best to telephone the cities you're interested in from the link below and ask if there's going to be a problem.

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RE: Calling their bluff by Darian on Feb 5, 2009
Nice one my friend. Always nice to hear about a performer staying centred in the face of a bully.

Cheers,
Darian (Perth, W. Australia)

RE: Busker inflates balloon with eyes by guitarman on Nov 30, 2008
This is probably the craziest thing I've ever heard of. I've seen a world record holder squirt milk but this is absolutely weird! How in the world do you inflate a balloon just using your eyes? No doubt others be desperately trying to mimic this guy!
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