Sidewalk Strummers: Local buskers discuss their future in Asheville

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Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Cindy Kunst
For decades, buskers have performed on the sidewalks of downtown Asheville. But for many current street performers, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, continued development, rising crime rates and the city’s impending noise ordinance all spell trouble for Asheville’s busking community.




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