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Penticton Buskers Program ready to welcome ‘street-style’ talent

Applications are now open for this year’s program
The Penticton Busking Program will run from May 15 to Oct. 15. (Photo- City of Penticton)

So, you want to be a busker?

Applications are now open for this season’s Penticton Buskers Program, the city announced on April 19.

Whether it’s with drums or acoustic guitar, anyone interested in showcasing their “street-style” talent is encouraged to apply.

The program runs from May 15 to Oct. 15, with performances taking place between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Busking activities include:

• Playing an instrument or multiple instruments

• Performing a song, dance routine, mime act, clowning, juggling, puppetry, comedy or magic

• Living statue-act

• Performing a circle show

The city has designated the following areas for its busking program:

• Lakeshore Drive at Power Street

• Lakeshore Drive at Winnipeg Street

• Main St. at Lakeshore Drive

• Nanaimo Ave. at Main Street

• 300 block of Main Street

People interested in participating can learn more here.

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