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What's your favourite city for musicians to busk in?

We filmed buskers all over the world, and always get asked "what's the best place to busk?" I have my answers, but tell people that it depends on whether you're a musician, circle show, human statue and so on.

So, as a musician, what are the best cities you've ever busked in? I'm not talking about a specific pitch, more like a city – somewhere you can wander around busking in several locations, where you won't get arrested too often and the public are generous...

(is that a dream?)
  • Luzern, Switzerland was good for tips the one time I was there. But they have pretty heavy restrictions: Maximum four times in a month and only between 5pm and 9:30pm.
  • You have to apply every month to the council in Luzern for four permits? Or you have to apply each time? And do you have to be a Swiss resident? Sounds pretty extreme as far as restrictions go!
  • Chattanooga, Tn. I busk there most weekends. No license, no hassles from police, and the crowds are great. Chattanooga loves buskers.
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