Welcome to Asheville Street Music. Busking has become a huge part of the draw to Asheville, NC which allows musicians the privilege of performing on the sidewalk for tips, otherwise known as busking or street performing. A visit to downtown Asheville and you may see busking up close and personal. All levels of performers can be seen from beginner level, to novice to professional level performances.
Buskers, many professional musicians who are dedicated to preserving old time value’s and early American culture. The weekend in Asheville, NC is always full of excitement and anticipation because something is always happening, someone is always busking, usually around every corner!
Busking in Asheville is a privilege. Asheville, NC is a city in the mountains and there really isn’t so much noise that one needs to bring an amplifier and loud speakers to be heard. If you are planning on Busking Asheville, please leave your electric equipment at home. Many people enjoy performing in our small city and with the limit of space amplifying your sound only creates an unfair advantage and can be annoying.
Abby “The Spoon Lady” is one of the most well known buskers in the country and can usually be seen in Asheville and heard on her radio program, “The Busker Broadcast” held on Monday afternoons 4-6 on WPVM 103.7 FM. Listen online at wpvmfm.org.
Stay Tuned! Asheville Street Music the best street performing and busking in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.