Buskers Day

The NCMA welcomes select buskers from across the state to play music throughout the Museum Park.

Buskers are street performers who entertain in public spaces for gratuities. This practice is found all over the world and has existed for centuries. While busking takes many forms, this event is centered around music performances. Come enjoy a day in the Park with amazing talent!


  • Freddy Greene/Street Genie (jazz)
  • iBoD (sound sculptures)
  • Cates Avenue Octet (jazz fusion)
  • CityFolk (contemporary acoustic folk)
  • grldg (jazz hop)
  • Haluk Keskiner (Haluk’tan Sesler–Haluk’s Sounds) (Turkish/world music)
  • Dulcimer Dan (traditional Carolina/Celtic music)
  • Flute Alone (various, including Celtic, classical, jazz, and Latin)
  • Tom and Suzanne (Americana)

Image: Thomas Sayre, Gyre, 1999, three ellipses of concrete, colored with iron oxide, reinforced with steel, and mottled with dirt residue from earth casting,overall length 150 ft. Gift of Artsplosure, City of Raleigh, and various donors


Nov 06, 2021


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM




Museum Park, Ellipse

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Canceled in the event of rain:
The North Carolina Museum of Art welcomes select buskers from across the State to play music throughout the Museum Park!
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
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