Australian National Busking Championships

Australian National Busking Championships

  • When: Saturday and Sunday 10-11 June 2017
  • Where: Gympie Tce, Noosaville
  • Time: Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday afternoon
  • Price: Free for audiences; $20 per performer
  • Website: www.facebook.com/buskingcompetition

See musicians performing in the Australian National Busking Championships regional finals, being held in Noosa for the first time.

Busking heats will be held along Gympie Tce, Noosaville, near the Noosa River foreshore on Saturday 10 June from 9am to 5pm. The finals concert will be held as part of the Noosa Come Together Festival on the River Stage on Sunday 11 June.

Musicians including solo performers, choirs, ensembles, junior and senior school groups and others will perform at selected sites along the Noosa River in 20-minute spots. There will also be international food, kids entertainment, water activities, dancing and more street fun.

Roaming judges and people's choice busker dollars will be used to determine three finalists who will perform at the Noosa Come Together Festival.

The Noosa Busking Championships are part of a nationwide cultural celebration of music and street performance with five regional competitions around Australian in 2017.

Buskers must pre-register - CLICK HERE for the entry form.

The Noosa Busking Championships are presented by the Rotary Club of Noosa Heads and the Noosa Come Together Festival. All profits will be distributed to local disability charities including the Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club's Sailability program.

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