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play music in a public place and solicit money for it

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Mark Trifunovic, who is the producer, said: "We knew that Huddersfield has a good busking scene so Steven wanted to come here to promote the film.
We used to do a lot of busking to sell our first album because radio wouldn't play us.
Norman, awarded the freedom of Redcar and Cleveland in 2005 for his charity busking, said: "I'm still in Morrisons and I'm very grateful to them - they are brilliant to me.
It was the latest in a series of busking shows performed by Passenger, the man behind hit single Let Her Go.
The Voice coach Sir Tom Jones busking in Covent Garden, London, yesterday
org Scott Howells, former singer with The Broken Vinyl Club, said: "I don't think it's fair to ban someone from busking at all.
Promoting the Tube's Gigs 2013 competition, which gives aspiring musicians the opportunity to win a year long busking licence on the Underground, the Mayor performed alongside the X Factor finalist.
BUSKING fundraisers hit all the right notes when they made their latest donation to the Special Care Baby Unit at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital.
It was their first date on a busking tour, a series of free open-air gigs, at venues across Wales including Bangor, Aberystw yth, Carmarthen, Swansea, Barry, Caerphilly and Chepstow, Caerleon, Newport and Cardiff.
SINGERS Cerys Matthews, Tracy Chapman and KT Tunstall were discovered when busking and the Manic Street Preachers used to do it before they were famous.
BONO made it a beautiful day for hundreds of shoppers when he hit Grafton Street on Christmas Eve for a busking session.
He told Vincent that he hopes their busking efforts in Italy are more successful than in Antibes, France.
The eight brothers who make up Hypnotic--a fixture in public spheres like Union Square--declared their official retirement from busking in September 2008.
Madness frontman Suggs and singersongwriter Sandi Thom are among musicians, singers and street entertainers supporting what is expected to be Britain's biggest busking event.