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Commercialism Meets Art

Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

Spinning a street sign on the side of a highway has long been a right of passage for entrepreneurial high-schoolers across America. Many have been spe...

WATCH: Michael Bublé Performs In The Subway

Posted 06.26.2013 | New York

Here's a sweet little video of Michael Bublé performing an a capella version of "Who's Lovin' You" inside the 66th Street-Lincoln Center subway stati...

It's Official: Free-Range Parks Performers Face Fines

The New York World | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York

These days, as blues musician Demarco Evans performs in Washington Square Park, he's thinking about more than just hitting the perfect chords on his g...

WATCH: Statue Punches Jerk

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2013 | Weird News

This human "statue" really sprang to life when a jerk pestered him. In the video above, a fellow apparently bent on mischief approaches the silver-...

WATCH: Aretha On Franklin St., Jay Z On Jay St., Marvin Gaye On...

Posted 09.12.2012 | New York

CDZA, a group of musicians who you may remember from "The Human Jukebox," is back with a great new video tribute to New York City streets and their fa...

WATCH: Talented Buskers Audition For Coveted Subway Spots

Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

The Music Under New York program held its 20th annual audition Wednesday with aspiring buskers gathered in Grand Central Station to perform before a p...

WATCH: Ridiculously Moving Subway Performance Of 'Someone Like You'

Posted 02.01.2012 | New York

Today in beautiful subway performances, we give you this: a man's moving rendition of Adele's "Someone Like You" on the platform at 86th Street. Ev...

Seeking Sound Underground: House of Waters

Kerri MacDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerri MacDonald

When House of Waters played Union Square one afternoon last week, the camera phone-toting crowd put most scattered subway audiences to shame. Max ZT,...

Aldermen Move To Silence Some Street Musicians (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago City Council is looking to crack down on street performers, especially those who bang on plastic buckets for hours, to the...