During yesterday’s busking session on The Strip, I was stopped by both hotel security and the police. Not what I was expecting.
ACLU of Nevada has sued Fremont Street Experience LLC and City of Las Vegas. In Gordon v. City of Las Vegas, the ACLU claims that City of Las Vegas and FSE have worked hand-in-hand to undermine freedom of speech and expression by using a curfew for adults under 21.
Alex Rivers passes his AGT audition and advances to the next round!
Alex Rivers will be on America’s Got Talent on Tuesday 7/12! Watch it on NBC at 5:00pm Pacific Time!
After creating The Busking Project nearly ten years ago, Nick Broad is stepping down as CEO. The Busking Project is a platform that has thousands of performers registered and allows buskers to collect cashless tips.
Las Vegas (KSNV) — After a few closed-door meetings with American Civil Liberties Union attorneys, Clark County Commissioners say they’re holding off on the proposed obstruction ban ordinance.
Electric Violin Shop hosts a panel of violin buskers from around the world.
The Busking Project is giving away free gear (portable amp and a loop pedal). All you gotta do is create an account on the buskers.guide website.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department settles with violinist/street performer Brandon Summers. In 2018, Summers was wrongfully arrested on The Strip and had his cellphone and violin impounded as evidence.
Clark County wants to turn pedestrian bridges into “crosswalks”. BuskLV thinks that’s a bad idea.
A new ordinance by Clark County Commissioners would define bridges as “crosswalks”– making it illegal to stand still on a pedestrian bridge. Busking on an overpass could become off-limits for street performers and that’s bad news. Very bad news.
The City of Las Vegas wants to crackdown on fraud by requiring performers to show photo ID. Vlogger Steven Campbell of Not Leaving Las Vegas chimes in.
Bucket drummer, lyrical-renaissance man RED (@1mred) released a music video in late March ’22 paying homage to busking. This 2-minute, boom-bap inspired hip hop tune is a worthwhile listen.
Michael Jackson Impersonator gets attacked by a drunken rando on Fremont Street, but handles his own like a smooth criminal.
A cluster of pedestrian bridges planned for Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue moved a step closer to reality.
The project could cost as much as $40 million, according to the city of Las Vegas, but the projected price tag could decrease depending on pricing tied to supply costs at the time of construction
Vlogger Steven Campbell (Not Leaving Las Vegas), was taken advantage of on November 11, 2021 by a scammer doing his best impersonation of a skilled violinist.
Brandon Summers speaks to Clark County Commissioners about harassment, tickets, and arrests of street performers on the Las Vegas Strip.
Last week was my first time street performing on the Las Vegas Strip in more than a year.
This night felt like busking in 2012. It was free and energetic. And thankfully, buskers were left unmolested by police.
On Sat. June 12, 2021, guitarist/singer William has yet another unpleasent ecounter with LVMPD. He is told to keep it moving or go to jail by a Metro officer.
Vlogger Steven J. Campbell of Not Leaving Las Vegas weighs in.
Street performers who fight their “obstruction of sidewalk” cases rarely have their day in court. However, street performer Gerald Lechner had his case come before Justice of the Peace Tempore William Jansen in September 2017 and it was found that the State did not provide the evidence necessary for a conviction.
Larime Taylor draws caricatures on the Las Vegas Strip. He was able to do so without issue for 5 years until police started citing him for obstructive use of sidewalk in 2017.
“Beginning Friday May 14th, 2021, Fremont Street Experience Security will aid the Las Vegas City Marshals and Las Vegas Metro P.D. in enforcing ordinances.
Violinist/Street Performer Alex Rivers puts down some Weeknd over the weekend— entertaining passerby on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip.
BuskLV shouted out by a talented street performer during an interview with popular Vegas vlogger Not Leaving Las Vegas.