International Busking Day
Fifty artists. Five stages. One festival. All free.
Join the World’s largest celebration of street performers and artists at International Busking Day 2019. Make the most of the world’s largest celebration of street performance, with over 5 stages, talks, roaming acts, and over 60 places to eat. We have some of the globe’s hottest acts performing at International Busking Day – and some pretty incredible headliners. With 50 acts performing across five stages, you can expect a day full of incredible talent, from household names to up and coming superstars. Check out some of our highlights below or see the full line up here.
Since scoring a worldwide smash with her debut album Eye To The Telescope in 2004, KT Tunstall has remained at the forefront of UK singer-songwriter talent. Over the next decade, KT has released further critically-acclaimed albums with over 5 million record sales worldwide, won a Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist in 2006 and an Ivor Novello Best Song award for her huge, self-penned hit Suddenly I See. Further nominations include Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards, Album of the Year at Mercury Prize and two World Music Awards. With a new album – WAX – out now, KT is playing at festivals all over the UK during summer 2019 as well as live dates in China, Japan and the US.
English indie rock band and Top Ten UK chart toppers, Noisettes, will be taking the Main Stage to perform some of their top hits, as well as a fresh sound from their new album, Contact. Get ready for a set of eclectic mixes, intoxicating melodies and all kinds of funk!