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Croydon Busking Festival 2017 - Free Event

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
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The Croydon Busking Festival returns to the footpaths of the beautiful tree-lined Main Street and Hewish Road of Croydon on 1st of April, 2017.

This vibrant community festival is proudly hosted by Croydon Main Street Traders Association and showcases some of Melbourne's finest musicians and performance artists in a fun and inviting outdoor atmosphere.

Come along with the family from 11am and enjoy a wonderful range of live music performances by teenagers, soloists, groups and bands. The musicians will perform a range of traditional and contemporary music genres and are sure to entice crowds throughout the day. There will be 9 live music locations, with convenient outdoor cafes, so you can stop by for a quick coffee or a leisurely brunch.

Complementing the musicians are talented street theatre performers who are sure to dazzle audiences with circus tricks, magic acts, dance routines and comedy.

All participating performers are competing for $2500 worth of cash prizes and vouchers. Applications are still open if you would like to participate in the festival as a performer; click here for details (applications close 24th March 2017).

As part of the festival, Croydon's bustling cafes, bars and restaurants will also be open throughout the day and you'll also find lots of great boutique shops as you make your way along Main Street and Hewish Road.

Come and discover the best of Croydon Main Street with the Croydon Busking Festival.

Croydon is located just 30 minutes away from the Melbourne CBD and it's free to attend this street festival.

For information on the festival and Main Street, please visit

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When: 1 April 2017, 11am-4pm
Where: Main Street and Hewish Rd of Croydon
Cost: Free for the audience
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This will be a nice way to spend a Saturday.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7712) 1377 days ago
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