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+)
Events for Sat., Sep. 24 - Sat., Sep. 24
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11:40 am - 12:10 pm and 2:00 - 2:30 pm. Hillia Hula Hoop Extraordinaire has dazzled audiences throughout the United States with her circus hoop act. She spins everything from a single hoop, to LED hoops, to flaming hoops, to a giant rainbow slinky composed of twenty-eight hoops. She was featured on CBSnews.com for her performance at the San Diego Comic Con and recently completed a San Diego tour. Washington performances include the 2014 Buskers in the Burg festival and…
10:30 - 11:00 am; 12:50 - 1:20 pm; and 3:05 - 3:30 pm. From juggling to hat tricks to dancing pigs and more, Della and Wren have a show that has variety at its heart! With physical comedienne Della Moustachella, and prop manipulation maestro Wren Schultz, this duo weaves comedy and dexterity into a show with something fun for almost everyone! They've presented acts with New Old Time Chautauqua, Moisture Festival, Teatro Zinzanni, and more! When not 7 clubs deep…
12:15 - 12:45 pm, and 2:34 - 3:05 pm. The Positive Brothers have 10 years of experience in making people smile. This group started out as childhood friends and now travels the world show casing their highly interactive, gymnastics style act. Watch them flip over top of rows of people, perform balancing acts and more. The Positive Brothers have performed on America’s Got Talent, at NBA games, and all over the globe at different events and festivals.
11:05 - 11:35 am and 1:25 - 1:55 pm. Eric Haines was born to entertain a crowd. He has over 25 years of experience as an all-around entertainer, including fifteen years as a professional comedian and experience in the professional fields of theater, children’s theater, school assembly programs, fairs and festival entertainment, school workshops and corporate entertainment. Witness Eric walk in the arts parade on stilts and attend his many performances throughout the Buskers in the Burg festival. Video
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a souvenir? Check out Dr.Twisten! He'll style a custom balloon creation for you or your kiddos to take home and enjoy.
Darren is a talented percussionist who graduated from Central Washington University right here in Ellensburg.
American Honey is a country and rock band based out of the Yakima Valley. The band consists of five seasoned musicians who are passionate about their art.
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.
Alexander Rowley studied music at Central Washington University. He plays guitar and sings, typically playing acoustic covers of classic rock, indie. and alternative music.
This busker is a student of our main stage performer Hillia Hula. Come watch her dance and maneuver her hula-hoops to the beat of the music. Her skill is sure to amaze and inspire.
Maddy is a local Ellensburg gal who enjoys sharing her acoustic indie and coffeehouse style music.
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.
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
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…
Ben McSpadden presents Uni-Grams, a comedy act combining Celtic fiddle music with well-crafted humor. Join us at Buskers in the Burg, and be sure to check out the fiddle playing unicorn.
Aaron J. Shay is an acoustic artist who plays songs on his ukulele and banjo. Many of his songs are accompanied by lyrics which tell stories of his travels.
The Yarn Spinners is a monthly club that meets at the Hal Holmes Center on the fourth Tuesday at 6:00 pm. It is open to everyone and admission is free. It is an Ellensburg Public Library sponsored club. Join us at Buskers in the Burg as we share the gift of telling stories.
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.
This acoustic group is sure to get your feet tapping. Gone Fiddling Again presents a folk and country style sound.