Busk till Dusk

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Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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Enjoy live street performers on Newmarket's historical Main Street this summer with new Busk till Dusk program

  • Every Friday and Saturday evening from June 1 to August 31, 2024
  • Main Street, Newmarket  | 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Free admission (Tips to performers greatly appreciated)

Residents and visitors to the Town of Newmarket are welcomed to visit Main Street to hear exceptional local talent, Friday and Saturday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Our Busk till Dusk program allows local talent, new and experienced to showcase their talent on Historical Main Street throughout the summer.


Performers

June 1

  • Manny DeGrandis
  • Stephen Milligan

June 7

  • Doug Cornish
  • Oli Graham

June 8

  • Sarah Amelard
  • Eric Montepool

June 14

  • Anna Chang
  • Patrick Fockler

June 15

  • Kendal Lily

June 21

  • Sarah Amelard
  • Dana Cunneyworth

June 22

  • Anna Chang
  • Bianca White

June 28

  • Bianca White
  • Dave Toms

June 29

  • Chan Wenzel
  • Yulia K

July 5

  • Yulia K
  • Eric Montepool

July 6

  • Nicole Haywood

July 12

  • Kendall Lily
  • Doug Cornish

July 13

  • Oli Graham
  • Nicole Haywood

July 19

  • Stephen Milligan
  • Kendall Lily

July 20

  • Emily Cook
  • Chan Wenzel
  • Patrick Fockler

July 26

  • Dana Cunneyworth
  • Sarah Amelard

July 27

  • Eve Channel
  • Rita Kim

August 2

  • Fintan McEnroe
  • Eve Channel

August 3

  • Eric Montepool
  • Vincent Carbonel

August 9

  • Bianca White
  • Doug Cornish

August 10

  • Stephen Milligan
  • Yulia K         

August 16

  • Nicole Haywood
  • Rita Kim

August 17

  • Dana Cunneyworth
  • Anna Chang

August 23

  • Fintan McEnroe
  • Kendal Lily
  • Bianca Rollo

August 24

  • Vincent Carbonel
  • Chad Wenzel

August 30

  • Fintan McEnroe
  • Oli Graham

August 31

Street Performer Opportunities 

Are you a local or regional street performer interested in participating in the Busk till Dusk program this summer? Please email Janet Raponi, Cultural Programmer - Performing Arts, jraponi@newmarket.ca, for more information. With 21 evenings and multiple designated performer areas available on Main Street, it's a great opportunity for approved musicians and performers to get back out in the community and showcase their talent. 

Performance Guidelines
  • Only approved performers are permitted to busk on Main Street in one of the pre-determined locations. 
  • Sound amplification is permitted but should be kept at a moderate level so as not to overwhelm adjacent businesses. Battery powered amplification is permitted but not generators. 
  • All performances are to have family-friendly content and not pose any danger or risk to the public. 
  • Performances must not block walkways, traffic, driveways or open business entrances. 
  • Donations during performances are acceptable but any other sales must be approved prior to the performance. 
  • Performers are to provide a copy of their liability insurance naming the Town of Newmarket as an additional insured on the policy up to the amount of $2,000,000.