Busking Championships

Festival Boulevard will be rockin’ with the Bringing It Back Busking Championships at the 2022 Parkes Elvis Festival.

The footpaths, street corners, cafés and shop fronts along Festival Boulevard become a stage for the brilliant array of talented, quirky and beginner artists who performing for Festival fans passing by.

Buskers must register and perform over at least two days of the competition for at least four hours (juniors one hour) per day. The organisers will determine your performance area. Performances must be in the style of Elvis to be considered for the competition. There are Junior and Open Categories with great prizes on offer.

Entrants are scored while performing in front of an audience at the Royal Hotel between 3pm & 5pm on Friday 22 April OR Saturday 23 April (free to attend).  The top three buskers perform for the title of Bringing It Back Busking Champion in the finals on the Cooke Park Main Stage on Sunday 23 April 2022

Entries for the 2022 Bringing It Back Busking Championships are open. Entry is $20 for the senior competition and free for juniors


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