Becoming a "licensed" street musician in Chicago is fairly easy. Of course, the Chicago streets, avenues and alleyways are performance stages for a variety of talented musicians, as well as some of dubious musical ability. The serious men and women who want to entertain passers-by and who want to draw a crowd know that it's best to get a Chicago street munsicians licences from City Hall. The always friendy and knowledgable persons who man the information desk just inside the LaSalle Street enterence will gladly direct you to the right department. Street musician's are regulated by Chicago City Ordinance, Municipal Code 4-268. There is a fee of $100.00 that is renewable. While you're forking over the fee, you should inquire about the following from the desk clerk: (1) What do you need to know about potential taxes? You may (and, then again, may not) be responsible for paying amusement taxes and/or a use tax for non-titled personal propery. (2) For what length of time is the license in force? When is it re-newable? How much is the renewal fee? (3) Can I obtain a list, or descriptions, where I can perform? I'm not a licensed Chicago street musician, but I want to be. I've known a couple entertainers who started out on the sidewalks. I suppose it's good practice for standing in front of an audiance. One thing I've noticed is that licensed musicians almost always wear their street performer photo identification card. These are the people for whom I'd rather drop a buck or two. They're probably doing more that just pan-handling. They're sincerely displaying their talents (think the movie ONCE). So, in summary - Talent, Fee, Place. That's about all you need, but you really need all three. Best of luck out there. [Please note that my information came from the City of Chicago's web site and from personal experience.]
no it is not hard to become a musician
To become a musician, you have to practice your instrument.
The Chicago Theatre is on State Street.
A busker who is Mexican!
There is a 17th Street in Chicago. It is located on the near South side between 16th Street and 18th Street.
He isn't a musician, he's a rapper! (:
Main Street Chicago
Ada Street does indeed exist in Chicago today.
if you were a famous musician you would make about £50,000 a concert! Or if you were a street musician you would maybe make about £78-£100.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago was created in 1977.
The cast of Another Day in Paris - 2009 includes: Indiana Avent as Street Musician 6 John Betsch as Street Musician 5 Arlette Denis Jim Jack as Street Musician 4 Rene Miller
he started becoming a musician in 1846
You should become a musician.
Olive Avenue is the name of a street in Chicago, IL.
he didn't want to be a musician i think
The address of the 151St Street Center is: 4925 Gladiola Street, East Chicago, 46312 2298
Addison, Albany, Allen, Anchor and Avondale are street names in Chicago, Illinois.
"The contact details of Four Seasons in Chicago with street address is as follow.
A Chicago Street - 1898 was released on: USA: October 1898
Wells Street Terminal - Chicago - was created in 1904.
Wells Street Station - Chicago - was created in 1853.
Wells Street Station - Chicago - ended in 1911.
It says on his Wikipedia page that he was really interested in music as a kid, studied it, then proceeded to become a professional musician.
The cast of Musickers - 1916 includes: Louise Bates Claude Cooper as Oscar - Street Musician Frank McNish as Conrad - Street Musician