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Let’s support our local street musical performers because BuskStop is back in town for a second season!

After the huge success of last year’s BuskStop which had over 40 participating musicians, this year KakiSeni has launched the second season which is now running up until 3 May 2015.


Catch some familiar faces from our local music scene at these three venues; Pavilion KL, Quill City Mall and Berjaya Times Square at specially designed zones called the BuskStop.

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There will be around 48 performers this year and every busking session will last for 30-45 minutes.

“It’s also a way for us to spot creative talent and to enliven the city. We want to make busking a part of KL’s identity, to add vibrancy to the city,” said the National Department of Culture and the Arts (JKKN) director-general, Datuk Norliza Rofli as quoted by The Star.

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The programme is curated by singer-songwriters Reza Salleh, Hameer Zawawi and Fikri Fadzil, the founder of The Wknd, a web-based music portal under Popfolio Network, and is supported by JKKN.

In the first season of BuskStop, Paladin, Asia’s First Cello Rock Band from Kuala Lumpur which consists of 5 Cellists and a Drummer, is one the most successful buskers in the season as they received a total of RM1,000 from their 30-minute busking session.

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For now, there is no fixed schedule for the second season of BuskStop but fans can get updates of the programme via Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #Buskstop.