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17 excellent busking moments from the streets of Dublin


1. When this 11-year-old girl from Cork blew Grafton Street away

2. Sometimes you just stumble upon random voices that are just class to listen to

3. These lads know how to draw a crowd

4. There was that day Passenger played outside the Gaiety

5. The contrast between this

6. And something like Fast Cars

7. Leads all the way to this in the eclectic spectrum of busking in Dublin

8. Look at the trad rock that you can see on Grafton in the form of The Scratch

9. It’s where bands like Keywest made a name

10. And they’ve had epic cameos along the way

Source: Keywestofficial/YouTube

11. When Hozier joined Bono, Glen Hansard et al for the traditional Christmas Eve singalong last year

Merry Christmas from Dublin #Bono #GraftonStreet

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12. And absolutely nailed it

Source: Donal Max/YouTube

13. Any busker in Dublin around Christmas just sounds better

14. There are classics in the genre

Source: Roberto Wachholz Junior/YouTube

15. Just walk the streets and listen out

16. It’s not always the traditional buskers you’ll find


17. And you never know what you’re going to get

Source: Lowerpulsar/YouTube

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