Information for Buskers and Musicians

At Perth Makers Market we love having live musicians and have three separate locations at the market where we have buskers throughout the day. We particularly like to foster school students who are interested in making music their career.

If you are interested in busking with us please get in touch via our Contact Us form.


Upcoming Markets

Market Date Market Hours Location Application Closing Date
26 Oct 2019 10:00AM — 4:00PM Yagan Square Closed
03 Nov 2019 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct Closed
15 Nov 2019 4:00PM — 9:00PM Yagan Square Closed
07 Dec 2019 10:00AM — 4:00PM Yagan Square Closed
15 Dec 2019 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct Closed
23 Feb 2020 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross 29 Nov 2019
05 Apr 2020 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross 20 Dec 2019
17 May 2020 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross 17 Jan 2020
20 Sep 2020 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross 05 Jun 2020
01 Nov 2020 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross 24 Jul 2020
13 Dec 2020 9:30AM — 3:30PM Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross 21 Aug 2020

FAQs for Buskers

1. Is there shade provided?

Yes, we have a gazebo set up for you to busk under.

2. Is there access to power for me to use?

Unfortunately due to the age of the site there is no access to power. If you require use of an amp you must be able to operate without power.

3. Is there a retainer paid to musicians?

No, we are not able to pay a retainer to musicians unfortunately. All money that you raise during your busking is yours to keep and we are happy for you to advertise your music or sell CDs.

4. Can I just turn up on the day to busk?

No, you must register your interest with us and we put together set times for you to busk in specific locations. This is so there is no overlap of music at the market and you are not playing in competition with other buskers.