Become a Busker

Buskers in the Burg - Become a Busker

The application process for Buskers in the Burg 2021 will be open next spring.


Become a Busker in the Burg!

Fill out the application below and submit!

Applications for the 2020 event are not being accepted at this time.


Get a Ben!

Picture of a One Hundred Dollar Bill

Performing acts accepted for Buskers in the Burg may be paid up to $100 plus busking tips. Acceptance and compensation amount is at the discretion of the Buskers in the Burg entertainment committee.

Win another Ben!

Picture of a One Hundred Dollar Bill

Festivalgoers vote for their favorites, with the top choice winning another $100, second place $50, and third $25.

Busker Application Form

  • Contact Information

  • Performance Information

    Please provide the following information about your performing act.
  • If you are a musical act, choose all that apply:
  • If you are street performer, choose all that apply:
  • If you chose "Other" above, please describe your act in as much detail as possible
  • Please select how many hours you are willing to perform:
  • Please check if you want to perform in the Friday night Busker Preview in the downtown.
  • Please let us know of any special requirements that are needed for your performance.
  • Public Liability Insurance

  • Performance Sample

    In order to be considered for the Buskers in the Burg, you must provide us with a digital sampling of your act by either mailing us a CD/DVD or providing a web address where we might view or listen to your act. You can mail CD/DVDs to:

    Ellensburg Downtown Association
    P.O. Box 966
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

  • Please provide us with the address of the website where we can view a sampling of your performance.

For Further Information

Ellensburg Downtown Association
(509) 962-6246

Contact the Downtown Association