[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: best busking cities

Boise, Idaho, from the Spring through Fall (April through October), has a
program sponsored by the Boise Arts Commission. They pay musicians to play
on the street on Saturday late morning, during our recurring Farmer's
Market. There is usually a musician on each street corner of a block (three
performers total, a week)...they usually pay them $100 for each 
That's one nice thing Boise has done to support local musicians. I've seen
everything from violon and guitar duos to sitarists and hand 
They don't guarantee power, but sometimes folks are able to find an outlet
nearby or get permission from one of the businesses to use their outlet.  I
believe they accept out of state applicants as well, but I'm not certain.

More info here:


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Mimlitsch" <pmimlitsch@mac.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 11:35 AM
Subject: Re: best busking cities

I was toying with the idea of doing some of that at the Pearl Street
Mall in Boulder, CO next spring/ summer.  Supposed to be musician
friendly.  Any "Boulderites" on list that provide info?

On Dec 30, 2005, at 10:04 AM, daniel stevenson wrote:

> gimmie the skinny,
> where the buffalo roam and the skies are not cloudy all day,cool
> cops who tip.liberal possession laws.lots of foot traffic.little old
> ladies.fair priced lodging.lots of stoners with money & or
> treats.folks who smile.spots with good acoustics.no permits
> needed.chicks in bikinis/thongs.
> if you know of these places...share the knowledge.
> loopyness,
> danny.
> Yahoo! DSL Something to write home about. Just $16.99/mo. or less