6:00 to 8:00 pm – Busker Preview: several busker acts will be playing a at venues downtown.


9:00 am to 2:00 pm – Kittitas County Farmers Market
10:00 am – Arts Parade
10:30 am to 3:00 pm – Main Stage Performances (see performers below)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm – Kids Activities
11:00 am to 2:00 pm – Dance troupes perform at Dancer's Stage
11:00 am to 3:00 pm – Buskers perform at their locations (consult map view).
Noon to 1:00 pm – Story Tellers at John Ford Clymer Museum.
5:00 to 8:00 pm Kelleher Motor Company Buskers Beer and Wine Bash (21+)

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Peter Irish

Main Busker Stage
Sat., Sep. 30

10:30 - 11:00 am; 12:50 - 1:20 pm; and 3:05 - 3:30 pm. Peter Irish is known the world over as perhaps the greatest juggler in the world....with his feet! Pete's feet have won him 6 World Championships in the game of Hacky Sack, as well as an “Innovation in Juggling” award. Pete is a master of several amazing and hilarious skills and arts. He has studied with monks to learn Yoga with a flaming chair balanced on his face.…

Alex Zerbe

Main Busker Stage
Sat., Sep. 30

11:05 - 11:35 am and 1:25 - 1:55 pm. As a performer with over 15 years of professional experience, Alex Zerbe has appeared on three national television shows, performed in 14 countries, and has sung in over 12,000 showers! Alex is a master of physical comedy, juggling, and magic. Laughter is the best medicine, so if you feel a cold coming on or just need a smile to brighten your day, just watch Alex's demo video.

Pamela Thomas-Martin

Pine & 4th
Sat., Sep. 30

Pamela Thomas-Martin is a native Pacific Northwest singer/songwriter who specializes in acoustic style music. She has played at various festivals throughout the northwest, is featured on various radio stations on the west coast, and has also made an appearance on Good Morning Northwest.

These Guitars Say Sorry

Starlight Lounge
Sat., Sep. 30

Musician Jez Slowe moved to the Pacific Northwest from England several years ago. He has since had a successful career playing his indie/folk style music in a multitude of venues in the Seattle area.

Wine Tasting

420/Clymer Museums
Sat., Sep. 30

Madelyn Whitaker (one of our top three Buskers from the 2016 festival) has paired up with Katrina Marquet to bring you the acoustic sounds of Wine Tasting.

The Bruce Marshall Project

Troutwater Outfitters
Sat., Sep. 30

The Bruce Marshall Project is a three-man band that plays a wide range of music, but focuses mostly on Blues, R&B, Funk, Reggae, and Jazz.

David L Douglas

D&M Coffee
Sat., Sep. 30

David L. Douglas has released two instrumental finger style guitar albums Peacemaker and Big Beautiful world and is currently finishing his 3rd album which is a Singer/Songwriter Folk Americana album and still untitled.


4th near Ruby
Sat., Sep. 30

Enjoy the vocals and acoustic sounds of Colors.

Robber’s Roost

Edward Jones
Sat., Sep. 30

Mark Paschen brings you an instrumental and vocal music experience.

Rockin’ B Cloggers

Sat., Sep. 30

This is the first year Buskers in the Burg has had cloggers! From Royal City Washington, please welcome the Rockin' B Cloggers.

David Parker

Sat., Sep. 30

David will be our first ever accordion player at Buskers in the Burg.

Kids Activities

Kids Activities

Rotary Pavilion Lot
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Family fun in historic downtown Ellensburg. Bring the kiddos along to the Buskers in the Burg festival for inflatables, pony rides, pictures with Disney characters with Unity Dance, crafting windmills with Puget Sound Energy, science experiments with Four Square Church, children's crafts, and pumpkin painting. Admission to inflatables requires a signed liability waiver.

Main Busker Stage

Main Busker Stage
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

10:30 to 11:00 am - Della Moustachella; 11:05 to 11:35 am - Eric Haines; 11:40 am to 12:10 pm Hillia Hula Hoop Extraordinaire; 12:15 to 12:45 pm - Positive Brothers; 12:50 to 1:20 pm - Della Moustachella; 1:25 to 1:55 pm - Eric Haines; 2:00 to 2:30 pm - Hillia Hula Hoop Extraordinaire; 2:34 to 3:05 pm - Positive Brothers; 3:05 to 3:30 pm - Della Moustachella

Darren Smackri

420/Clymer Museums
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Darren is a talented percussionist who graduated from Central Washington University right here in Ellensburg.

Hollie Caskey

Mountain High Sports
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hollie is a singer/songwriter who recently relocated to Washington from Oklahoma. She plays mostly her own indie and folk style music, with an occasional pop cover.

Gone Fiddling Again

Maurice’s 2
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This acoustic group is sure to get your feet tapping. Gone Fiddling Again presents a folk and country style sound.

Dancer's Stage

Dancer’s Stage

Dancer’s Stage
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Gather around the Dancers Stage and enjoy performances featuring three diversely talented groups, Sunflowers-Bollywood Dance Group of Ellensburg, TusuyPeru, Troupe Rose and Unity Center of Dance. Sunflowers-Bollywood Dance Group of Ellensburg is a folk dance, “Bollywood style” local non-profit performance group started in 2014. TusuyPeru celebrates Peruvian culture in the Northwest of the United States. TusuyPeru hopes to take you on an imaginary voyage to the beautiful beaches, the wonders of the majestic Haciendas, to the elevated Andes, and to…

The Latona Family Band

Sat., Sep. 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Latona Family Band was a crowd favorite in 2015 at Buskers in the Burg. They are returning for 2017 for more family band fun!

PK Dwyer

Ellensburg Floral Center2
Sat., Sep. 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PK is a professional busker with strong ties to the Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest at large. In fact, he was the first busker to appear at the famous Pikes Place Market in Downtown Seattle. PK specializes in acoustic style Blues and Folk music.

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