When Busking Meets Social Media

On Demand Session Link

Social Media has become a major channel for people to interact around the world. People use social media for a wide variety of reasons from networking, sharing photos, to connecting with friends. Busking has been around for centuries as a way for artist to get exposure and earn tips. The problem for Independent musical artist and poets is that they are trying to get exposure and earn money in a digital era. This presentation will discuss how the concept of a street performer is being introduced to the digital world. Musical Artists and Poets will learn how they can monetize their efforts by using the evolution of digital busking to help fund their dreams.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Amanda Bankston
Amanda Bankston


Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Interactive Badge