London launches underground search for buskers to lift commuter spirits

March 01, 2024

It was a busy morning at London's Southwark train station and the pressure was on -- but not just for the city's commuters. The London Underground network is holding its first auditions since the pandemic for buskers to keep the city's 3.5 million daily travellers entertained and uplifted. As he belted out Alanis Morissette's "Ironic", accompanying himself on the guitar, the judges scribbled notes on their clipboards. Stage presenceThey will be assessed on a combination of musical ability and stage presence, according to Transport for London (TfL) which runs the underground network, with no upper limit except on the number buskers who can be accepted to play. Most are located on the Underground but there are also a few on the Overground train network which serves this city of nearly nine million people.

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