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A busker performs at the 2014 Time Out Hop Up in Sydney
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Who is Sydney’s favourite busker?

Sydney's best street musicians go head-to-head in the Battle of the Busker

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Sydney's finest buskers go head-to-head in the ultimate busk-off, presented by Yenda Beer as part of the Time Out Hop Up at World Square on Tuesday October 24, 2017 from 6.30pm.

Time Out is giving you the chance to win one of 50 double passes to this event. On the night, Yenda will shout you a range of beers, each matched to one of the four competing buskers. You'll be treated to delicious food while you listen to the sweet tunes from some of the city’s best street musicians. You'll also get to vote for your favourite on the night, and the winning busker will take home a prize pack worth $2,500.

Are you a busker? To register your interest to compete in the Battle of the Busker, email before 10am on Thursday October 12. Please attach a recording of you in action, image and bio.

The winning busker will receive:

  • A $200 cash prize
  • 1 x promotion in Time Out's weekly email newsletter ($2,050 value)
  • 2 x tickets to the Time Out Bar Awards in 2018 ($140 value)
  • A food and beverage prize pack including Yenda beer and restaurant vouchers ($300 value).

In addition, each busker will receive $100 for participating, as well as the opportunity to sell merch/CDs on the night.

Want to attend? To be in the running to win tickets to the Battle of the Busker, simply enter your details below before 10am, Friday October 13.


Terms and conditions in full. By entering this competition you agree to receive relevant communications from Time Out, World Square and Yenda, including news, events, offers and competitions.

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