Amy and Justin Buskerfest_

A ‘Busker’ is any type of street performer: musician, comedian, dancer, juggler, acrobat artist, etc. In most metropolitan areas, cultural programs dedicated to promoting the arts coordinate Buskers throughout the city in subway stations, street corners and other high traffic areas. The mission is to expose residents and visitors to a variety of talent and give an experience of connection through music, dance and more.

Buskerfest Miami, created in 2013, was founded with this idea in mind to bring local performers (and beyond) to Downtown Miami. On Friday, December 11, Buskerfest Miami will showcase over 40 acts and will include a variety of talent and different genres of music.

We sat down with two of the founding members, Justin Trieger and Amy Cozette San Pedro, to discuss how Buskerfest was created and what we can expect from this year’s event. We also discuss the Miami arts scene and how you can get involved with this ever-changing landscape.

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Buskerfest Miami

SHOW NOTES:

Emerge Miami
Green Mobility Network
Rane Roatta
6th Street Dance Studio
New World Symphony
Music Under New York
Awesome Foundation
The New Tropic
Bootleggers
Consumed Movie
Rich Roll Podcast – Grappling with GMO’s: Daryl Wein & Zoe Lister-Jones on ‘Consumed’ 
Serena Williams Live Ultimate Run South Beach

FEATURED MUSICIANS:

Few and Far
Sarah Packiam
Lesley B.
Alina Celeste
Joel Dasilva
Sunghosts

THAT’S WHAT I LIKE…

Alex: Duolingo App
Jeanette: 25 by Adele

WHAT’S ON YOUR NIGHTSTAND?

Amy:

Justin:

CONNECT:
Buskerfest  Website |  Instagram | Facebook

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