Auckland International Buskers Festival 2018
26 – 29 January 2018
Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, Waterfront, and CBD
Downtown Auckland will be taken over by incredible busking talent from 26th to 29th January, including an international line-up that festival producers have been trying to snag for years. Auckland International Buskers Festival 2018 brings acrobatics, magic, comedy, dance and unicycles to the masses for an unmissable four days of glorious street theatre.
A dozen astonishing performers will blow audiences away with shows that embody everything great about going to a modern circus and everything fun about outdoor performing.
A small selection of the outrageous talent on show:
Red Trousers Show – a highly sought after acrobatic, juggling and comedy duo that have been performing in theatres, and busking all over the world for almost twenty years!
Snap Boogie – this top-12 finalist from season 6 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent takes no prisoners in his multi-disciplinary dance show.
Nathaniel Rankin – the current Canadian Champion of Magic who combines state of the art illusion with mind reading. Nathaniel Rankin has won numerous awards in European and American Festivals for this show –Borderline Madness.
Witty Look – charming duo from Japan who fuse unbelievable unicycle stunts with clowning to create a unique comic act.
Bubble Laboratory – Dr Air-in Bubble will take over the waterfront and fill the air with bubbles in this jaw-dropping display.
“Next year’s Auckland International Buskers Festival is incredibly exciting as we have been able to secure talent that is highly in demand across the world. We are so excited to bring these exceptional performers to Auckland.” Pam Glaser, Crackerjack Events.
Bring the family down for the daily shows running from 12 noon, or head to Market Square in the Viaduct Harbour for the exciting night show line-ups on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7.30pm. Empty your piggy banks, pockets and swear jar for a handful of loose change!
Locations are spread across the Auckland CBD Waterfront and include; Queens Wharf, Princes Wharf, Eastern Viaduct, Te Wero Island, Market Square and SKYCITY, under the Sky Tower.
Full schedule goes live December 23rd.
International Buskers Festival
Fri 26 Jan – Mon 29 Jan 2018
Day Shows start 12 noon. Various Locations in Auckland CBD..
Fri/Sat/Sun Night Shows start 7.30pm. Market Square, Viaduct Harbour.