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!

 

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

  • 6:15AM Korso the Curious - Magic and Illusions
  • 5:30PM ADEKU - African Drum Ensemble of KU
  • 7:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 7:45PM ADEKU - African Drum Ensemble of KU
  • 8:30PM Korso the Curious - 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 the Curious - Magic and Illusions
  • 3:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 4:00PM ADEKU - African Drum Ensemble of KU
  • 5:00PM Korso the Curious - Magic and Illusions
  • 6:00PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 7:00PM Korso the Curious - 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 The Last Carnival Acrobats
  • 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 the Curious - Magic and Illusions
  • 1:30PM John Stork - Juggling and Scary Stunts
  • 2:30PM ADEKU - African Drum Ensemble of KU
  • 3:30PM Korso the Curious - 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 Musician's Pitch - Fiddling & Picking Groups
  • 5:00PM ECO Combustion Orchestra