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What does busking mean?

A "busker" is a person that performs on the street. Mimes, clowns, jugglers and musicians that play on the street for donations are 'busking.' There are some towns and cities that host busker festivals that can be great fun. Full Answer

Is busking illegal?

It varies from town to town. Largely busking is legal but some areas require musicians to posses a special permit in order to busk, there is a fee for this. Check with you local county council. Full Answer

Is busking begging for money?

Busking is performing in public places in the hopes of getting tips and gratuities. It is not begging, as begging is essentially asking for something for nothing. Buskers "work" for whatever coin happens in their hat, guitar case, or whatever… Full Answer