Lawrence Busker Festival

Schedule

Downtown Lawrence will be filled with stages, vendors, facepainters, statues and balloon artists all weekend long.

You never know when you will be suddenly entertained!

 

Download a printable schedule here!

 

FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE

Lawrence Arts Center

  • Coming Soon!

New Hampshire Stage - Sponsored by the Lawrence Arts Center

Sponsored by Lawrence Arts Center

  • 5:00PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler*
  • 5:00PM Art Tougeau - The Art Car Parade!
  • 6:00PM Pete Sweet - Slack rope walker**
  • 7:00PM MAW
  • 8:00PM Jon Hicks - Speed Painter***
  • 9:00PM Bemsha
  • 10:00PM Tricks of the Light - Lights, Fire and Dance
*Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Group **sponsored by Downtown Lawrence Inc. ***Presented by Slimmers Automotive

Circus Alley - sponsored by Lawrence Hits.com

  • 6:00PM circus school youth ensemble
  • 7:00PM circus ruckus prop workshops
  • 8:00PM The Last Carnival Acrobats
  • 9:00PM Fire Performances by The Last Carnival

8th Street Stage

  • 5:00PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 6:00PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage**
  • 7:00PM Mama Lou - Strongwoman***
  • 8:00PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 9:00PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage**
  • 10:00PM Mama Lou - Strongwoman***
*Sponsored by Truity Credit Union **Sponsored by Breakout Lawrence ***Sponsored by Ranjbar Orthodontics

Plaza Stage - Sponsored by US Bank

Sponsored by US Bank

  • 5:30PM The Rhythm Project
  • 6:15PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 7:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 7:45PM The Rhythm Project
  • 8:30PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 9:15PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 10:00PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler*
*Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Group

Sorcerer's Circle

  • 5:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 6:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 7:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 8:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 9:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 10:00PM Gazzo - Street magician

Musicians Pitch sponsored by the Granada

Sponsored by KBULL and the Granada

  • 5:00PM The Faris Trio, Rick, James and Johnny Faris
  • 6:00PM MGM
  • 7:00PM Alferd Packer Memorial String Band
  • 8:00PM No Mountain String Band
  • 9:00PM Megan Lutrell

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE

Lawrence Arts Center

  • Coming Soon!

New Hampshire Stage - Sponsored by the Lawrence Arts Center

Sponsored by Lawrence Arts Center

  • 12:00PM Art Tougeau - The Art Car Parade!
  • 1:30PM Voler Thieves of Flight - Aerial Artists
  • 2:30PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler*
  • 3:30PM Pete Sweet - Slack rope walker**
  • 4:30PM Jon Hicks - Speed Painter***
  • 5:30PM Voler Thieves of Flight - Aerial Artists
  • 6:30PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler*
  • 7:30PM Pete Sweet - Slack rope walker**
  • 8:30PM Jon Hicks - Speed Painter***
  • 9:30PM Pete Sweet - Slack rope walker**
*Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Group **sponsored by Downtown Lawrence Inc. ***Presented by Slimmers Automotive

Circus Alley - sponsored by Lawrence Hits.com

  • 2:00PM Living Statue
  • 3:00PM try it out partner acro fun-damentals
  • 4:00PM The Last Carnival Acrobats
  • 5:00PM circus school youth ensemble
  • 6:00PM circus ruckus prop workshops
  • 7:00PM The Last Carnival Acrobats
  • 8:00PM Learn to Juggle
  • 9:00PM Fire Performances by The Last Carnival

8th Street Stage

  • 1:15PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 2:15PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage**
  • 3:15PM Mama Lou - Strongwoman***
  • 4:15PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 5:15PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage**
  • 6:15PM Mama Lou - Strongwoman***
  • 7:15PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 8:15PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage**
  • 9:15PM Mama Lou - Strongwoman***
  • 10:30PM Tricks of the Light - Lights, Fire and Dance
*Sponsored by Truity Credit Union **Sponsored by Breakout Lawrence ***Sponsored by Ranjbar Orthodontics

Plaza Stage - Sponsored by US Bank

Sponsored by US Bank

  • 1:00PM ADEKU - African Drum Ensemble of KU
  • 2:00PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 3:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 4:00PM ADEKU - African Drum Ensemble of KU
  • 5:00PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 6:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 7:00PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 8:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 9:00PM Tricks of the Light - Lights, Fire and Dance
  • 10:00PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler*
*Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Group

Sorcerer's Circle

  • 1:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 2:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 3:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 4:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 5:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 6:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 7:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 8:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 9:00PM Gazzo - Street magician

Musicians Pitch sponsored by the Granada

Sponsored by KBULL and the Granada

  • 2:00PM Bongo Tini
  • 3:00PM Shoofly
  • 4:00PM Ukesters
  • 5:00PM Smoke Damage
  • 6:00PM Sugarfoot Detour
  • 7:00PM Euphoria
  • 8:00PM Easy G and the Blue Notes
  • 9:00PM Rachel Black Band

SUNDAY'S SCHEDULE

Lawrence Arts Center

  • Coming Soon!

New Hampshire Stage - Sponsored by the Lawrence Arts Center

Sponsored by Lawrence Arts Center

  • 1:00PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage*
  • 2:00PM Pete Sweet - Slack rope walker**
  • 3:00PM Mama Lou - Strongwoman***
  • 4:00PM Her Majesty's Secret Circus - juggling, slapstick, espionage*
  • 5:00PM Pete Sweet - Slack rope walker**
*Sponsored by Breakout Lawrence **sponsored by Downtown Lawrence Inc. ***Sponsored by Ranjbar Orthodontics

Circus Alley - sponsored by Lawrence Hits.com

  • 1:00PM hoop dance workshop with Christina Ali
  • 2:00PM Family Acro Fun
  • 3:00PM Circus Ruckus prop workshop
  • 4:00PM circus school youth ensemble

8th Street Stage

  • 12:15PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 1:15PM Jon Hicks - Speed Painter**
  • 2:15PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler***
  • 3:15PM Snap Boogie - Break dancing acrobatics*
  • 4:15PM Jon Hicks - Speed Painter**
  • 5:15PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler***
*Sponsored by Truity Credit Union **Presented by Slimmers Automotive ***Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Group

Plaza Stage - Sponsored by US Bank

Sponsored by US Bank

  • 12:30PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 1:30PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 2:30PM Last Carnival Circus Acrobats
  • 3:30PM Korso - Magic and Illusions
  • 4:30PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts

Sorcerer's Circle

  • 1:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 2:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 3:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 4:00PM Gazzo - Street magician
  • 5:00PM Gazzo - Street magician

Musicians Pitch sponsored by the Granada

Sponsored by KBULL and the Granada

  • 1:00PM Mire Pral Gypsy Jazz Group
  • 2:00PM Pickett Paull and Jeans
  • 3:00PM Ingevalds Spelmän
  • 4:00PM LA Fahy
  • 5:00PM ECO Combustion Orchestra