Thank you to the hundreds of people who came out to City's 5th Annual Best Busker Contest May 1 in Rochester's East End! We are proud to announce the winners of the 2014 contest:
Third Place, winner of a $100 gift certificate to Bernunzio Uptown Music: Johnny Bauer
Second Place, winner of a $150 gift certificate to Bernunzio Uptown Music: Jackson Cavalier
First Place, winner of a $500 gift certificate to Bernunzio Uptown Music: Jug Band Dan
For photos of the buskers at this year's event, check out the slideshow below, and be sure to "like" City on Facebook to keep up with future event announcements.
City's Best Busker Contest 2014
Participating buskers from City's Best Busker Contest 2014 (not pictured: Yvonne Cleveland and Jammin' Jake). PHOTOS BY MATT DETURCK
City Newspaper's Best Busker Contest is back for its 5th year! Come down to Rochester's East End on Thursday, May 1, for a night of free music from great local musicians, plus ridiculous deals from neighborhood merchants on food, drink, goods, and services.
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!
Come to the City Newspaper tent to get your FREE guitar picks (starting at 6 p.m.), which you'll use to vote for the live musicians playing on the sidewalks 6-8 p.m. The top vote-getters will win prizes furnished by Bernunzio Uptown Music!
Get updates at the Best Busker Contest Facebook Page!
Merchant offers will run 5-9 p.m. (unless otherwise noted), and music will run 6-8 p.m.