A new memoir from David Michael...

A person who brings music or any kind of performance art to a public place and entertains in exchange for donations.

Historically, the word refers mainly to street musicians playing for tips. In the modern day, the selling of recordings is sometimes included. A time-honored tradition in Europe, it is often confused with panhandling in the United States.

In August 2007 bureaucrats from Washington State Ferries booted Celtic harpist and regional icon David Michael off the ferryboats for reasons of "Homeland Security." The capsizing of his seventeen-year career performing free on-board concerts touched off a media storm the prompted the writing of BUSKER - Tales of a Renegade Harpist.


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