The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market Announces Summer Busking Series, Music Makers at the Market
Greensboro, NC –The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501 Yanceyville St.) announces the beginning of “Music Makers at the Market,” a Summer Busking Series to support local musicians. The Market is recognized as hub of activity and gathering for the community; a longtime Greensboro tradition every Saturday and seasonally on Wednesdays and shopping destination for local products direct from the farmer, food artisan, or crafter. The Market proudly provides fresh food and artisan goods to over 150,000 patrons annually.
PHOTO ABOVE –Local musician, Julien McCarthy, playing on the Market lawn.
The Market offers several opportunities for local musicians; beginning in early May and continuing throughout November the outdoor busking opportunities (weather permitting) are available to local musicians looking for an eager audience. Anchor vendors, coffee, and picnic tables are an active part of market footprint on the Lindsay Lawn and offer a wonderful morning experience every Saturday.
For more information on busking opportunities, contact GFM Assistant Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 336-373-2402. Two shifts are available on Saturdays, the first taking place from 8 am to 10 am and the second following from 10 am to 12 noon. All musicians are invited to sell relevant merchandise such as CDs, t-shirts, and stickers. On average tips are approximately $35 or more depending on interaction and musician performance. Available dates as of this announcement are July 6, July 13, July 27, August 3, August 24, August 31, September 14, September 21, September 28, October 5, October 19, October 26, and November 2.
About the Greensboro Farmers Market
Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM) operates the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market on behalf of the City of Greensboro. GFM is a 501c3 nonprofit. GFM provides greater Greensboro with opportunities to purchase and learn about local food in a friendly and diverse setting. GFM encourages and supports the growth of local foods and artisan goods businesses to improve greater Greensboro’s economy, support better health through healthy eating and build social and community connections.
Location and Hours of Operation
The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, is located at the corner of Lindsey Street and Yanceyville Street across from the War Memorial Stadium and operates year round on Saturdays 7 am to 12 pm and seasonally on Wednesdays 8 am- 12 pm (April 17 – October 30). The Market is an indoor facility with free admission, Wi-Fi, and plenty of free parking as well as an ATM on site. Visit www.GSOfarmersmarket.org for more information.