10th annual Buskers Festival is this Sunday!

On Sunday – Sept 18th – 2011,  11am – 5:30 pm at the Pike Place Market come on down to Pike Place Market for an enjoyable day of raw creative talent – yours for the pickin…

Ladies and Gentlemen, Music lovers of all genre’s. The Pike Place Market Busker’s Guild would like to announce their 10th [...]

Jim Page on the Bob Rivers Show

Buskers do it in the street!

Nathan Lake and a couple of other photographers have recently begun a project to photograph the buskers around the Pacific Northwest.  Since many of the pike market buskers are being photographed we wanted to post a link to their website…

Doing it in the Street –www.doingitonthestreet.com

This project is in it’s infancy so the website is still rudimentary, [...]

Date set for 2011 Festival

10th annual Pike Place Market Busker Festival

2011 Pike Place Market BUSKER’S Festival will be on
Sunday September 18th

If you are interested in being a performer in the festival this year. Please feel free to submit your application. You can download the Performer’s application here.
2011 PPM Busker Festival Performers Application

you will need to print it and fill [...]

Pike Place Market centennial celebration (from 2007)

I ran across this video today – it’s a little dated, but I thought it was kinda fun!

Seattle Channel Video can be played in Flash Player 9 and up


…as widely as possible. We want to inspire people with the bravery and dedication of street performers who wake up every morning and expose their souls to the world in a raw and passionate way. We hope to relate the audience to their struggle and allow people to appreciate their talent if only for a [...]

Freedom of Speech

Hey guys, Paisley here – it’s been a while since I posted – but this came up so I thought I’d get busy: I was busking a few months ago in Pioneer Square and noticed another performer getting hassled by security. It disturbed me that his act was cherry-picked to be censored so I asked [...]

Smalltime Stringband (re: 2010 festival)

Seattle has got such a rich  street performing community, and  we are consistently amazed at the caliber of  talent in the Seattle busking scene.  Smalltime String Band was really jazzed by  the opportunity to mingle with this colorful variety of musicians and performers.
Everyone was friendly and supportive.  We really enjoyed playing a tune with our [...]

Busker’s Fest on KOMO 4

Here WE are! The buskers of Pike Place Market on KOMO news 4
Komo News 4

Great Work everyone!

The Gloria Darlings

Buskers' Festival is this weekend!

The 9th annual 2010 Pike Place Market Buskers’ Festival. Sunday, September 19 / 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM On the Streets and Alleys of the Pike Place Market… FREE

Visit the Pike Place Market Website for directions