Buskers are aspiring musicians who perform live on the sidewalk, underground in a train station, or Central Park for free. Their musical styles range from acoustic to classical to folk and more. I was surprised to find there was not a single meetup dedicated to these adventurous musicians who play all over the world, so I thought I would create one. I have no idea where this will go. Perhaps we will find out where they play in advance and help build a fan base, or maybe we will find a venue and bring some musical talent together in NYC. I do not support panhandling or playing in subway trains, which can be distracting to a captive audience and sometimes dangerous. Please, let's keep it safe.

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    Philip F. Philip F. started MUSIC AND MEDITATION December 3
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    "MINDFUL MUSIC DECEMBER 3! The Open Music Ensemble presents Music and Meditation usually once a month, on the first or third Saturday evening of each month...."

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    Philip F. Philip F. started MUSIC AND DANCE CIRCLE
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    "The MUSIC AND DANCE CIRCLE meets usually once a month on the first or third Saturday of each month, from 7 to 9 PM, at the New York Insight Meditation Center, 28 West 27th Street, in New York City, 10th Floor, buzzer #27...."

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    Philip F. Philip F. started MUSIC AND DANCE CIRCLE
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    "The MUSIC AND DANCE CIRCLE meets usually once a month on the first or third Saturday of each month, from 7 to 9 PM, at the New York Insight Meditation Center, 28 West 27th Street, in New York City, 10th Floor, buzzer #27...."

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    "I'm involved in busking advocacy with BuskNY. (I also busk myself on violin.) Our main goals are protecting buskers from legal threats and supporting culture change around public art."
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    "All acoustic musicians, vocalists, and dancers are welcome. We have no musical or other agenda and no director. Each gathering is an exploration and an adventure...."

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    Stefan

    "This seems like A different Take on Busking. Pay to Busk Hmmmmm. I'll have to miss this one. Enjoy. But you're always welcome at my free events www.RockOutToni­ght.com"

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    "The MUSIC AND DANCE CIRCLE, meets this Saturday, July 20, in Manhattan at New York Insight Meditation Center, 28 West 27th Street, 10th Fl., 7 – 8:30 PM. We have been meeting since 2006...."

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