Busking Competition

Busking competition at Cully Fest!  Buskers can busk their way to $14,000 cash and prizes!

Many a star has been discovered whilst busking. The worlds is bursting with talent and who knows, your performance in the busking competition at Cully Fest, could make you ‘the next big thing’.

Busking Competition at Cully Fest, BuskWe’ll be holding our busking competition at key locations around the festival and hope to attract buskers from around the country. Great prizes are on offer and a range of categories as well as a coveted People’s Choice award so you could win the busking competition at Cully Fest if you have the talent!

To enter into the Cully Fest 2017 Busking competition you must complete and submit the entry form below before 31 October 2017.

Before entering please read the Busking Competition Terms and the Competition Entry Terms & Conditions. Busking sites will be set up in key locations around Toowoomba and the festival venue allowing the public easy access.

Busking Competition Entry From click here.

Busking Competition Nominations Open 1 December 2016.

You can enter in the following categories up until 5pm on 31 October 2017:

Busking Youth Group (11 – 15 Years)

– For acts of up to 8 members aged 11 – 15 on 17 November 2017

  1. Youth Group First Place $500
  2. Youth Group Second Place $250
  3. Youth Group Third Place $100
  4. Youth Group Runner Up $50

Busking Youth Didgeridoo Playing (11 – 15 Years)

– For solo acts aged 11 – 15 on 17 November 2017

  1. Youth Didgeridoo First Place $500
  2. Youth Didgeridoo Second Place $250
  3. Youth Didgeridoo Third Place $100
  4. Youth Didgeridoo Runner Up $50

Busking Youth Solo, Duo (11 – 15 years)

  • aged 11 – 15 on 17 November 2017
  1. Youth Solo, Duo First Place $500
  2. Youth Solo, Duo Second Place $250
  3. Youth Solo, Dup Third Place $100
  4. Youth Solo, Duo Runner Up $50

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Busking Open Groups (16 years and over)

– For groups of 3 – 8 members aged 16 years and over on 17 November 2017

  1. Open Group First Place $800
  2. Open Group Second Place $600
  3. Open Group Third Place $400
  4. Open Group Runner Up $200

Busking Open Soloist and Duos (16 years and over)

– For acts of 1 or 2 members aged 16 years and over on  17 November 2017

  1. Open Soloist & Duos First Place $800
  2. Open Soloist & Duos Second Place $600
  3. Open Soloist & Duos Third Place $400
  4. Open Soloist & Duos Runner Up $200

Busking Open Didgeridoo Playing (16 years and over)

– For solo acts aged 16 years and over on 17 November 2017

  1. Open Didgeridoo First Place $500
  2. Open Didgeridoo Second Place $250
  3. Open Didgeridoo Third Place $100
  4. Open Didgeridoo Runner Up $50

Busking Peoples Choice Award

  1. People’s Choice First Place $1000
  2. People’s Choice Second Place $500
  3. People’s Choice Third Place $200

Busking Best Local Performer

  1. $200

Busking Traveller Award

  1. Busker that travelled the farthest to compete at Cully Fest 2017 $200

Busking Indigenous Music Award

  1. $200

Busking Special Judges Award

  1. $200

Busking Grand Champion Open Busker

  1. $2000

Busking Grand Champion Youth Busker

  1. $1000

Busk your way to $14,000 cash and prizes.

Nominations for the Busking Competition will close at 5pm 31 October 2017. Check out the official Cully Fest Program for heat and Grand Final times.

31 October 2017: Entries close at 5pm sharp.

3 November 2017: All entrants will be notified whether they are successful for the busking competition at Cully Fest or not.

7 November 2017:  Successful busking applicants will be required to complete a contract and submit that contract by no later than 5pm 7 November 2017.

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blakeclownPublic voting opens! This is the time to get your family and friends (and their family and friends) to support you in the busking competition at Cully Fest.  The public will be able to vote for their favorite act.

Mobilise your family and friends to vote and spread the word on social media to garner votes from the public. Happy voting.

Don’t forget to use #cullyfest #buskingcompetition #buskers #streetperformer #musicfestival #folkfestival #aboriginalfestival #toowoombafestival.

 

 

 

 

busking competitionTBA 2017: All acts chosen to perform must attend a compulsory gig briefing and performance workshop at the festival site. Performers who cannot attend the workshop will not be permitted in the busking competition at Cully Fest

TBA, TBA (9am – 3pm), TBA (9am – 3pm) – Busking acts will perform in their allocated spots around Cully Fest. Undercover judges will roam and judge performances.

(12pm – 4pm) and TBA (9am-3pm): Busking acts will perform in their allocated spots around Cully Fest. Undercover judges will roam and judge performances.

TBA (2pm) 2017: People’s Choice and Top Ten Announced
The ‘top ten’ and two People’s Choice Acts will be announced and invited to participate in the Cully Fest Buskers Best Concert on the Main Stage.  Winning buskers will be allocated a time to perform two acts.  From this, a top five will be chosen to move into the semi final on the afternoon and evening of TBA.

 

TBA (9am – 3pm) – Busking acts will perform in their allocated spots around Cully Fest. Undercover judges will roam and judge performances.

TBA 2017 – Top Five Busking Acts Perform in Semi Final

Tonight, the top five buskers will be chosen to then go into the Semi Final of the Buskers Best Concert.

busking compoetition, celebrating the faces and places, cully fest, hosted talks, cunnamulla outback festival, outback characters, Jessie GTBA 2017 – The Grand Final
Our top two buskers will perform two different pieces in the busking competition at Cully Fest in front of the judging panel and visitors on Grand Final day. The Judges’ decision will be final.

Competition winners will be decided upon using the following selection criteria:

• Sheer talent and proficiency in chosen genre.
• Ability to perform the act they have chosen to a high standard.
• Ability to engage and connect with the audience.
• The performance must be visually and musically engaging.
• Versatility and confidence.
• The Cully Fest WOW Factor.

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To enter, all acts need to read our busking competition at Cully Fest terms and conditions, complete an online entry form and submit.

  • Please provide relevant phone contact.
  • Please upload your website address.
  • Please provide the name of your group or act.
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 8.
    Please provide the number of people in your group or act.
  • Name of second person in the group or act
  • Full Name of third person in group or act.
  • Full name of fourth person in group or act.
  • Fill name of fifth person in group or act
  • Full name of sixth person in group or act
  • Full name of seventh person in group or act
  • Full name of eighth person in group or act.
  • Please choose ONE category that best describes your act or performance.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg.
    Please upload up to 3 professional photos, smaller than 0.5Mb jpg.
  • Please provide your artist bio.
  • Please provide the link to your video on youtube.
  • Please provide the address for you facebook page

The Promotion

All performances will be filmed during competition days. The videos will be uploaded to our Cully Fest YouTube channel and social sites to entice the public to vote for their favourite act. Make sure you promote through your own networks too! Don’t forget to use #cullyfest #busking #busker #streetperformer #musicfestival, #folkfestival.

The Filming

All gigs performing are filmed during the busking competition days. The videos are uploaded to our Cully Fest YouTube channel and there is a press and social media campaign that sends the public to the website to vote for their favorite act.