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Thu 30 Jan 2014, 8:00pm–10:00pm
Fri 31 Jan 2014, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: The Boathouse, 326 Wakefield Quay, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • iSite Nelson: $30.00
  • NCC: $30.00
  • Door Sales (if available): $38.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: The Boathouse

The Buskerburgoo Festival which takes place in our beautiful streets and parks and brings mind blowing shows from around the world and features award winning street performers...and When Buskers Go Bad is where it takes a turn.

Given a free range to show off their talents in any way they desire, this show is as unpredictable as it is wild.

The line up: Diogo Alvares (Brazil) Diogo Alvares is a Brazilian Master Manipulator who calls Europe home. He performs a silent show with a musical backdrop. He is renown for building crowds using his ability to manipulate cards, billiard balls, cigarettes, and other various ungimmicked items.
Fraser Hooper (New Zealand) Award winning clown Fraser Hooper has built a huge international following delighting audiences of all ages with his unique brand of contemporary clowning. With a nod to the great silent clowns he uses mime, audience participation and eccentric dance delighting all ages in hilarious shows that receive rave reviews wherever he plays.

Eloise Green (Australia) Eloise Green has performed at Festivals all over the world. After completing a Bachelor of Circus Arts she went on to co-create and perform in the comedy duo 'OzStar Airlines' who toured extensively for six years. Eloise is first and foremost a fan of laughter and comedy but loves the power of performance in its ability to pull people together in emotion through shared experience of living, live moments.

Funny Bones ( UK/Japan) This internationally acclaimed double act is performed by Chris Peters (UK) and K-Bow (Japan) whom have worked together for over 10 years delivering hilarious ad-libbing comedy with forever changing routines involving giant puppetry, acrobatics, slapstick, voice percussion, dance, magic, hat juggling and much more. This non verbal act will dazzle your imagination with originality. A must see show for all the family.

Billions Cobra (Canada) For more than a decade, Billions Cobra has been thrilling audiences all over the world. While earning a degree in astrophysics from the University of Toronto, he began performing for hometown crowds doing exciting sideshow tricks like fitting his body through the world’s only flaming tennis racket. The show also features several other spectacles including his newest stunt, the flaming bullwhip.