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Auckland International Buskers Festival 6 Days Away!

Auckland International Buskers Festival 6 Days Away!


International award winning Street Performers will set the BIG little City alight with their awe inspiring, death defying stunts and humour this Auckland Anniversary Weekend!

The Festival features acrobatic cyclist Jessica Arpin; stuntman, contortionist, escapologist, clown and sword swallowing Murray Molloy; Billions Cobra, who has more than fifteen TV appearances including The Late Show with David Letterman and the Ellen DeGeneres Show; America’s Got Talent contestant and five Guinness World Records holder, Matt Baker; a romantic comedy by Eloise Green; and Equilibrium Circus with feet so hot they are on fire!

The Festival is comprised of five sites spread throughout Auckland City the BIG little City. Sites include Viaduct Harbour sites, Vulcan Lane, Downtown Westfield, Princes Wharf, and our new Wynyard Quarter site.

The night shows at Market Square have been part of the Festival since 2003 and are a great way to socialise with friends whilst enjoying good outdoor dining in a fun and comical environment.

Acts for the 2013 Festival include:

Billions Cobra (Canada)

Eloise Green (Australia)

Wacky Chad (USA)

Jessica Arpin (Italy/Brazil/Switzerland)

Vincent Mongeon (Canada)

Murray Molloy (Spain/Ireland)

The Four Kings (Australia)

Matt Baker (USA)

Equilibrium Circus (Canada)

Festival goers can vote for their favourite performer with The People’s Choice Award: http://www.aucklandbuskersfestival.co.nz/peoples-choice-award/. The winner will be announced at the Sunday Night Show.

For more information on the amazing spectacle that is The Auckland International Buskers Festival, and a detailed bio on each of the Performers visit www.aucklandbuskersfestival.co.nz

Proudly brought to you by; Auckland’s BIG little City, Auckland Council, Waterfront Auckland, 91 ZM and Crackerjack Promotions.


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