The acts are booked and the time has come to reveal our 2017 busker line-up!
Beat the Streets, Sydney, Australia
Dancing, Acrobatics, Comedy One of the most sought after street entertainers from Sydney, Australia, Beat the Streets offers a showcase of thrilling breakdancing, acrobatic flipping, rhythmic tap dancing and high-energy comedy. Be part of the fun and excitement while interacting with these unique performers.
Big Nazo, Providence, Rhode Island
Visual and Musical Extravaganza A mind-blowing visual & musical extravaganza from Providence, Rhode Island. Quasimodo, the big, green-nosed leader of the Big Nazo and his outrageous masked & puppet-like musicians and dancers play foot-stomping rock & roll, soulful rhythm & blues and involve the audience in comic theatrical scenarios to create the most unforgettable space-funk dance party you'll ever experience. Be sure to catch them at the Opening Ceremonies for a show like you've never seen before!
Duo Comic Casa, Basel, Switzerland
Acrobatics, Comedy Herman & Henriette, Duo Comic Casa's two cleaners from Basel, Switzerland, must find a way to save the day. Hats will fly and ladders will balance while you ready yourself for the grand finale - The Daredevil Plunger Throwing Act!
Fraser Hooper, Wellington, New Zealand
Physical Comedy, Clowning From Wellington New Zealand, the world's only menswear manager turned street fighting clown, Fraser Hooper will challenge all corners in a three-round bout of pure comedy mime carnage including hilarious audience involvement, ridiculous routines and a complete disregard for his own safety. Get a ringside seat for a guaranteed belly aching knockout performance!
Incendia Motus, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Acrobatics, Object Manipulation, Fire, Comedy From Halifax, Nova Scotia, Incendia Motus is a powerhouse of skill, flair and energy! "Incendia" comes from the Latin word for fire and "Motus" from the Greek word for motion; a fitting description for a mind-blowing troupe that will keep you on the edge of your seat. With a unique blend of acrobatics, fire, comedy (and just a hint of danger), Incendia Motus is guaranteed to entertain and amaze audiences of all ages.
Jon Hicks, London, UK
Speed Painting, Comedy Jon Hicks - an international man of artistry from London, United Kingdom - combines foolishness and speed painting in a show of high skill creativity, deadpan silent comedy, origami, spoon bending, tea making, and dynamically executed outsized artworks. With a dusting of audience participation and a killer soundtrack, his "wow" factor show can't be missed!
Madame Guillotine, Toronto, Ontario
Balancing, Comedy Salut, peasants! Since the Revolution, Marie Antoinette has been hiding in Quebec but enough time has passed for her to come back and take revenge on the very people who tried to decapitate her. Bordering on the absurd, Marie impressively balances cakes and battles baguettes and a six-foot fully-loaded guillotine, while unsuspecting audience participants run a gauntlet of fun and hilarity. Using her unique silent skills and cartoony character work, Madame Guillotine aka Marie Antoinette from Toronto, Canada will keep you riveted without even saying one word. Don't lose your head!
Pete Sweet, Berlin, Germany
Acrobatics, Juggling, Singing and Dancing "Meet Pete," is a hilarious display of danger, charm and technical virtuosity. Incorporating slack rope acrobatics, juggling, singing and dancing, Pete Sweet from Berlin, Germany weaves together his diverse physical skills with unbridled comedy. While his wild antics have astounded audiences in more than two dozen countries worldwide, it is his warm, generous humanity and exuberant love of life that opens their hearts.
Shay Horay (Rubberband Boy), Lyttelton, New Zealand
Facial Contortion, Improvisation Shay Horay, the freak-liest boy in show business from Lyttelton, New Zealand, is a master of rubberband-ology, facial contortion and improvisation. Inventor of 'The Human Jukebox', Shay is a double Guinness World Record Holder and has been seen at "The World Gurning Championships".
Awkward Airline Attendants, YYZ - Toronto Pearson International Airport
Physical Comedy and Clowning It's Flexible, It's Mobile, It's Awkward Airline Attendants - Flight attendant(s), on the ground, serving you with the high quality beverages and snacks one expects of the best quality air travel. "Please stay seated we'll get to you as soon as we can." - Disclaimer - WARNING - service and snacks may or may not be high quality or even edible or may in fact be dangerous for human consumption. Please wear suitable hazard clothing when dealing one on one with any of our employees. Void where prohibited. "Would you like a mint with your beverage?"