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Young Mayo musicians are being sought for August 12 and 13 for a busking competition which will take place on Ballina during the town’s music festival.
William Street businesses are calling on the Galway City Council to ban buskers from using amplifiers when performing, claiming that it is causing a disturbance for staff and customers.
Busking is the practice of performing in public places for tips or gratuities. The earliest buskers in Galway were probably singers who would sing on the street, and then knock on doors in the hope of getting money or food. In the early 20th century, Johnny Doran and his family would move around playing in different places, including the races, and then in the evening outside the Imperial Hotel. Paddy Philbin, who later became a dancing master, would dance for him and they drew big crowds. Later came the Reaney brothers who played in various locations in Galway city and county.
World-travelling street minstrel and poet, Felix Sonnyboy Wilson, comes to Skelly’s, Ballymahon for a free gig this Sunday November 29.
Guitar fans are in for a treat at the Róisín Dubh on Tuesday December 16 at 9pm when Irish acoustic guitar duo Túcan take to the stage.
The Kilkenny 400 celebrations are to bring something a little different to the streets this year, in association with KilkennyMusic.com.
Local girl Vicky Day has been announced as the winner of the second round of the Kilkenny 400 Busker 2009 competition which ran on Saturday, May 2.
For the first time at the Ballina Salmon Festival a busking competition will run throughout the 10 day programme of events.
This evening Busker Browne’s is embracing Christmas, and offering presents, carols, and the man in the red suit.