The Sault Buskerfest Committee has assembled a stellar performance line up for Buskerfest 2012 and the 9th annual event promises to be outstanding! The performer submission period for this year is now closed. We were simply overwhelmed by the number of applications received and we thank all the performers for their interest in the Sault Ste. Marie Buskerfest.
BUSKERFEST 2012 PERFORMERS
|Reuben DotDotDot (Australia) – Performing professionally around the world at some of the biggest festivals such as Edinburgh Fringe, Christchurch World Buskers, and Ansan Street Arts Festival, as well as corporate entertainment for the likes of BMW and Landrover, and to top it off, working for circuses as illustrious as Cirque du Soleil, he is a true entertainer.
|The Circus Firemen (Australia) - The Circus Firemen have delighted audiences across Australia and around the world with their high skill circus and comedy show. Suitable for a variety of venues and audiences of all ages, Angus and Matilda provide world class entertainment combining traditional circus skills with contemporary Australian humour. The Circus Firemen are committed to being at the forefront of the Australian circus industry. *Website*|
|Gazzo (United Kingdom) - Gazzo has performed at festivals and outdoor events all across the globe. He is most famous for his routining of the cups and balls which has been imitated by various performers world wide. This show is specifically designed for an outdoor festival / street type audience. Gazzo is a master at gathering a crowd and keeping them entertained. A high energy show, fun for the whole family, and some of the best patter you will ever hear. *Website*|
|The Pogo Dudes (United States) – The Pogo Dudes are the most talented and experienced extreme pogo performance team in the world. Jumping over 8 feet in the air on next-generation pogo sticks while throwing down flips and incredible extreme stunts, The Pogo Dudes create crowds in an instant and keep them engaged until the final bounce. *Website*
|Vinyl Burns (New Zealand) - A hit in 1972 Las Vegas, Vinyl’s show business career has since dwindled but his enthusiasm hasn’t. Vinyl has relocated his international playboy lifestyle to New Zealand so now you have the privilege of his effervescent company. Vinyl is not quite the icon he believes himself to be (but don’t let him know!), his style and grace need a bit of polishing, but his charm is still top notch. The Vinyl Burns experience features comedy, improvisation, slapstick stunts and the lovable character ‘Vinyl Burns’ *Website*
|Dream State Circus (United Kingdom/Australia) - It began in Byron Bay, NSW, Australia, Sophie and Jacob met there over 10 years ago, and have never looked back…
With a magic for creating a positive life together, which flows through their performances, and reflects in a myriad of ways, this enigmatic couple became first Fairy Fire, and later Dream State Circus, creating “Shows with Silver Linings” to uplift, inspire and entertain! *Website*
|Hiccup the Clown (Toronto) – Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Scott Kaija, seen here as Hiccup The Clown (one of several personas), is an accomplished juggler and unicyclist who performs in physical comedy style. He is comfortable with audiences of any age. With a quick wit and great patter, he likes to have fun, and as a result, his audience has fun too. He is also an internationally renowned guitarist and recording artist. Hiccup the Clown will be a roving performer during Buskerfest and is not part of the regular festival street performance schedule.|
|Kelly and the Kellygirls (Toronto) - Toronto based sextet surging energy through ska, swing, reggae, big band and flamenco. Kelly takes pretty pictures too. Kelly and the Kellygirls will perform during the Saturday Night Buskerfest Cabaret at Loplops and are not part of the regular festival street performance schedule. *website*