GREEN BAY, Wis. — On Broadway, Inc. is happy to announce our first Mural & Busker Festival, presented by Fox Communities Credit Union, coming up August 26-29 in the Broadway District.
The event will feature street performers, also known as buskers, and muralists creating live artwork on walls throughout the Broadway District. There will also be chalk artists beautifying the sidewalks.
On Thursday and Friday, the muralists will begin their creations and folks are invited to come watch the artwork take shape. Musicians, jugglers, dancers and other live art performers will be engaging with guests from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday as the murals continues to come to life on various walls in the area.
There will be bands playing on different ends of Broadway Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Some of the buskers you can expect to see include Fox Valley Fire, GB Aerial, Landmermaid, Pantaloon Productions, Monica Giles and so much more.
As you walk the streets of the Broadway District, there will be art surrounding you. This festival will be a one stop shop for all things creative.
Final locations for each mural being created over the four day event will be released soon.
“Fox Communities Credit Union is excited to team up with On Broadway as the presenting sponsor of the Mural and Busker Festival,” said Heather Wessley, the Community Engagement Manager with Fox Communities Credit Union. “This is such a wonderful event to support local arts while beautifying the Broadway District.”
“The Mural and Busker Festival was created to showcase the incredible muralist and performers in our community while creating a safe and fun event for people to spread out throughout the District while watching the artists in their element,” said Allie Thut, Director of Special Events for On Broadway, Inc. “We are excited to invest in our local artists and bring many murals to the Broadway District at one time.”