Rone Honolulu graffiti street art

Rone Honolulu graffiti street art

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Jimmy Kemp Performs in New Video

 leon leon leon leon· produced a series of videos featuring the performance in Coventry of one of the towns most famous street buskers, Jimmy Kemp, formerly of the Pop group Jimmy Jimmy. The release today represented the 3rd series of performances of Jimmy K from LeonLeon who documents the local Street Performance scene in Coventry.

Street Perfomance World Championship; Big Day Sunday in Dublin

Dublin will be among the most enjoyable places on earth this Sunday as the Ministry of Silly Ideas sets the table for the up coming Street Performance World Championship in July.

Here is the email they sent out yesterday to all interested in having fun on the streets;world-streetperformance-championships

Hello!


So we are nearly there, the day is almost upon us, your initiation into the Ministry of Silly Ideas is just 2 days away! 
If you haven’t already, could you email us back to confirm that you will be able to make it this Sunday it would be a really big help and we can ensure we are ready for you all!!
 
We will be meeting at 12pm in 4 Dame Lane, Dublin 2 this Sunday April 14th to get you kitted out in your ponchos, umbrellas and placards and to equip you with your water balloons. ‘Water’ crazy idea, you could say it’s a bit H2 wOah!?
 
And great news – the weather is looking good with no rain in sight.
 
A few tips for the day: 
 
1. Wear old clothes. You’ll be covered up with a lovely poncho too but just avoid wearing your Sunday best.
 
2. If you have goggles or sunglasses bring them along. They’ll come in handy for the BIG SURPRISE we have lined up.
 
3. Spread the word and bring your friends – the more the merrier! We have 500 ponchos ordered so the more people we have, the bigger the laugh on the day.


We are all getting extremely giddy in the office, only a few more days until you join the Ministry of Silly Ideas and we introduce it to the world. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to drop us a mail and we will get back to you as soon as poss.

See you on Sunday!!
Their web address is http://www.spwc.ie/

French Quarter Festival Starts Today

The French Quarter in New Orleans, home to 24 hour 7 days a week street culture takes that tradition to the next level this weekend as it stages the 30th annual French Quarter Festival. Last year the festival drew 574,000 attendees, 49 percent local, 51 percent from out-of-town.

1,400 musicians will be performing on 21 stages throughout the Quarter.with a  major stage making its first appearance on Decatur Street. Among the headliners will be Irma Thomas and the Dixie Cups. The festival’s musical lineup includes traditional and contemporary jazz, New Orleans R&B and funk, brass bands, folk and international music, singer-songwriters, gospel, Latin, Cajun and zydeco music.french-quarter-festival The festival is growing in popularity and this year the major news medias will be on hand to cover the event. The organizers are expecting record crowds this year and  hope that the festival will contribute to New Orleans recovering image and economy.

DANIEL WAPLES NEW VIDEO

For those who are used to seeing street performers in cities and towns playing for the passing shoppers and tourists the jungle scene depicted in this video may seem a bit strange however the sound of the hang drum  fits right in. Born in London in 1984, Daniel Waples is not only known for playing on the streets of every European country but also is a recording artist and has appeared on many TV shows. He calls himself a traveling minstrel in the tradition of minstrels going all the way back to the middle ages.

Formally a guitarist he discovered the hang drum in 2005 and is considered perhaps its foremost player and certainly its best known.

The hang drum was invented in switzerland in 2000 and is a 21st century instrument with a pre-historical sound.

Daniel Waples has had an extensive background in music playing in marching band professionally at age 11 playing drums and also studying at the University of Leeds getting a diploma in string instrument technology.

Though he does not perform on the streets these days his past busking is a testament to the potential of street performing to launch a career.

#SFist missed one in their bid to find the best #street…

#SFist missed one in their bid to find the best #street performers in San Francisco. IT’S BOB AT LARGE a new STREET I AM video

SFist names DON CUNNINGHAM as  San Francisco best buskWe find a…

SFist names DON CUNNINGHAM as  San Francisco best busk

We find a video from 2008 BART Station

Best Original Street Performance Video? Another great Unknown…

Best #Original #street Performance Video?

Another great Unknown Artist #busker appears in an amazing video this time form #Australia

An original piece of music from a very talented woodwinds player.

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Mar 21, 2013 Australia

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Heidi Kole and Danny at the 42nd street (A,C,E)…

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 Heidi Kole and Danny at the 42nd street (A,C,E) subway station NYC.
WARNING Best viewed when started apropx 29 sec from start. THEN IT IS AMAZING!