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- ‘At the Old Port, where auditions are required, nine $350 permits are sold annually to buskers.’
- ‘Wherever you go in Buenos Aires, you will see the tango being performed for your benefit - in nightclubs, during dinner or by buskers in the street.’
- ‘A number of buskers have already booked in for this year.’
- ‘In Dublin and small-town Ireland, for instance, the night streets are alive with buskers and bands play in the pubs.’
- ‘The launch was accompanied by a musical gathering in Museum Gardens, with independent buskers among those playing well-known songs to visitors.’
- ‘For a fee, buskers could perform personalised songs for every occasion, from birthdays and anniversaries to marriage proposals.’
- ‘Buskers are invited to provide street entertainment and pubs are also asked to make a small donation to buskers playing outside their pubs.’
- ‘Usually this involves zooming my way through a city train station tunnel - the kind almost guaranteed to be inhabited by buskers.’
- ‘It is performed by individual buskers and massed bands.’
- ‘At least since Roman times, Steve insists, buskers, story-tellers and musicians have been on the city's streets.’
- ‘Mr McGuire has been appalled by the quality of buskers.’
- ‘This put people off busking so there weren't so many buskers.’
- ‘Friction between York's buskers and retailers is nothing new.’
- ‘‘There is definitely a shortage of quality buskers in Swindon,’ he said.’
- ‘But not all buskers believe the program will be a success.’
- ‘Now they've decided to turn their attention to buskers.’
- ‘And now, you can catch some of Edmonton's best-known buskers on the stage.’
- ‘A trip down to the corner store for bread and milk has become a tour through nationalism's heartland, a shift not lost on the city's buskers.’
- ‘Already a number of buskers have indicated that they are going to perform in Swinford on Wednesday, August 6th.’
- ‘The real shame is there's now a crackdown on real buskers.’
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