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Buskers wanted! Apply to audition by June 12, 2012

Above is a video from the 2011 busker auditions!

Calling all buskers! We’re holding auditions in June for new buskers in 2012. Here are the key details:

  • Fill out an application form for a busking audition! Deadline is June 12, 2012, and audition spots are first come, first serve!
  • Auditions for future buskers will be held Monday, June 18, 2012, from 9am to 4pm.
  • Just 11 busker spots are up for grabs this year, as 31 buskers from last year have chosen to renew their licenses.
  • Successful applicants pay $75 to help cover SOCAN fees for performing rights.

For more details, check out the TransLink busker program page. Best of luck to all applicants!


  • By Harry Wang, June 6, 2012 @ 1:55 pm

    Hi, When is the SMS next bus service going to use real time data like the mobile site?

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano - Buzzer Editor, June 6, 2012 @ 2:01 pm

    Harry: Good question! It should be coming pretty soon: definitely this summer sometime. We’ll let you know with a blog update when it’s finally ready to roll out.

  • By Marisa Achtymichuk, June 14, 2012 @ 1:15 pm

    if you’re a busker, contact me to busk at the Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market in Richmond. It happens every second Sunday from 10:sam – 4:00pm and we have 2000 to 4000 visitors daily.

    Would love to have you there. Please call 604-729-7326 if you have questions or email me at email on our website:


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