Violinist Alex Rivers offers a glimpse into his life as a Las Vegas street musician. In this 10-minute documentary, follow Alex from the bridge, to the bus, to the dance studio.
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.
On a cloudy and chilly Sunday afternoon, performers take to the streets and bridges on the Las Vegas Strip
On Sunday, September 30, 2018, I was arrested for “obstructive use of sidewalk” while street performing on the Las Vegas Strip. The police took my phone. They also took my violin and my battery-powered amplifier
I was on a cement floor, the lights were always on, and it was probably 65 degrees in that room. It was dull and miserable. I’m just glad that I didn’t have to take a shit.
As Officer Smith #9643 escorted me to his patrol car he made the following remark: “That’s what you fucking get for recording!”