Busking Competition

We are looking for a dynamic mix of music, street theatre and comedy… so throw your cap in the ring and apply now! Successful applicants will be programmed at profile performance pitches throughout the Village of Port Fairy. The most popular act as voted by the people will win a paid performance spot at the 2020 Festival.

For application terms and conditions, please click here.

Applications will close January 31, 2019.

Busking Application

Note: All fields marked with a * must be addressed to be able to submit your application. This form is not self saving. We strongly suggest you save a draft of your application answers as a text file in case your session is interrupted prior to submission.

  • In which country is the act based?
  • Select the best description of your act.
  • If you chose 'other', please tell us more about your type of act:
  • Please describe your act in a few sentences.


  • Please enter name and instrument played (if applicable) for each act member (1 per line).
  • Please list the names and ages of any members who are under the age of 18 years. All participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

    Successful acts will be programmed for a maximum of five performances across the festival weekend. Please indicate your availability to perform below. (You may choose more than one). NB: no lighting is available at the performance pitch, so acts will only be programmed prior to dusk in the evening.

  • You may upload a photo to support your application. (2MB file size maximum).

    It is mandatory for all buskers to have public liability insurance. Please upload your certificate of currency here.

    By submitting this application we understand that if booked you agree to the following:
  • I have read and understand the terms and conditions. I am the responsible contact person authorised to represent the act and will advise on any changes to details outlined in this application.
  • I acknowledge that no accommodation or complimentary tickets will be supplied by the PFFF.
  • I have current Public Liability Insurance cover.
  • Enter name of person completing this application:
  • Please select and submit your application. Many Thanks - The Program Team.