2019 KIBF Performers

The 2nd Annual Kamloops International Buskers Festival took place July 25 – July 28, 2019!

 

The Kamloops International Buskers Festival features performers from around the world and the local community. The event includes a balance of amateur, emergent and professional performers all presented on multiple stages & Busk Stops throughout beautiful Riverside Park.

Victor Rubilar

Main Stage Performer

Our 2018 People's Choice Award Winner Victor Rubilar is an Argentinian professional football performer and comedian He specialized in football freestyling, football juggling and acrobatics, and he is an official Guinness World Record Holder!

Bendy Em

Main Stage Performer

Comic Contortion of Epic Proportion! The oh-so-flexible Bendy Em provides an entertaining extravaganza climaxing with her stretching and squeezing herself into a tiny 16" perspex box!

Charlie Caper - Magician Extraordinaire

Main Stage Performer

High-tech magician extraordinaire! With a charming stage presence and world class magic, Charlie Caper is sure to win the hearts of his audience. And he won Sweden's Got Talent!

Lisa Lottie

Main Stage Performer

Crazy agile, beautifully charming and unbelievably flexible! Lisa Lottie will have you on the edge of your seat as she contorts her body and performs some of the most impressive Hula Hoop moves you have ever seen. Expect great feelings of exhilaration & remember to scrape your jaw off of the floor!

Greg Frisbee - Comedy, Juggling & Rubber Chickens

Main Stage Performer

Comedy entertainment with a new spin! Comedian and Juggler Greg Frisbee will have you laughing out loud and keep you on the edge of your seat. See and feel the excitement as you watch an incredible display of fire juggling…with Greg’s hands ON FIRE! Listen for the laughter as a superhero volunteer spins balls on the beaks of Rubber Chickens. Hard to imagine? Better yet, it is hard to forget!

ZAP CIRCUS

Main Stage Performer

A hilarious, highly awarded, high energy, duo performing fire, acro, comedy and circus! The jaw-dropping ZAP Circus are Western Australia's international and national award-winning circus performance company. Don't miss the ZAP CIRCUS FIRE Spectacular! Show after dark!

John Park - The Funny Waiter Show

Main Stage Performer

Comedy, comedy, comedy. That's what it's all about! But John Park is no joke-telling stand-up comic. Instead, he uses clever juggling and visually engaging comedy routines set to music to make his audience laugh. The crowd is with John all the way - even on stage, as volunteers take part and challenge John laugh for laugh for the comedic spotlight.

The Balloon Dog

Busk Stop Performer

An innovator in his field. This international festival, street and corporate performer has been astounding audiences around the world for almost a quarter century. Incorporating physical comedy, stand up, pop culture, and a lot of latex, The Balloon Dog has created a truly unique and hilarious experience!

Brad Finnen

Busk Stop Performer

Comedy magical entertainment!

Connor Heighton

Music Stage Performer

Singing and solo guitar

Rivertown Players

Busk Stop Performer

Delia Major

Busk Stop Performer

11 year old boy who plays the banjo, a 15 year old girl who plays the clarinet and clogs and a mom who plays violin/flatfoots, mandolin/flatfoots and sings folk songs with her guitar.

The Panoptical Poet

Busk Stop Performer

Erin Bauman is a spoken word performer whose poems often discuss the things that no one wants to talk about. Also know a few hula-hoop tricks.

Handpan Journey

Music Stage Performer

Kiyoshi Iio is a world traveller and musician who plays handpans (which were invented in Switzerland in 2000.) Other instruments include the didgeridoo, ankle bell and so on.

Lisanna Kidd

Music Stage Performer

Just a girl with a head full of poetry

Marcus Loveless

Music Stage Performer

Dancing violinist, playing covers and originals. Each song should tell a story from beginning to end.

Rhiannon Conde

Music Stage Performer

Singing, guitar & ukulele! 14 year old girl who has a love for all things music.

Risto Milner

Music Stage Performer

Independent folk artist playing baritone ukulele, banjo, percussion sometimes harmonica. Original material, old, new and mostly upbeat, foot-stomp music. A one man band!

Robin Seagrave

Busk Stop Performer

Live spray paint art show since 1992 performed across North America. Paintings with spray can done in front of live audiences within 15 minutes.

Trevor Gardner

Music Stage Performer

Trevor plays an electric guitar built from an axe!

Stolen

Music Stage Performer

Cousin duo with one cool teen rocking the guitar while the other croons to cross-genre cover tunes and some originals. Dynamic and fun!

Enthrall Performers Collective

Busk Stop Performer

Fire spinning, aerial chains, and the combination of the two! Will & Aiden's act is sure to mesmerize all who dare to watch it.

Willard Wallace

Busk Stop Performer

Peaceful easy listening, music people listened to before, folk , country, old time rock n roll, instrumental

Zaynab Mohammed

Music Stage Performer

Zaynab Mohammed is curious and open. She is a sensative soul who wishes to see her dreams be reality. She speaks of the small loops that connect us and sings for the undercurrent to shake us into our wholeness. Words are power tools and she softly weaves and laces the heart in all its presence inbetween, above and below the creative force that comes through. She is born in bc, canada with roots in the middle east. Poetry is her life, in motion.

Kamloops Art Party

Vendor Booth

Face/body painting, live canvas painting & sales!

Bhumika Talla

Vendor Booth

Henna Artist / Threading Specialist

Ragini Mehta

Vendor Booth

Henna Artist and Threader. Henna can also refer to the temporary body art resulting from the staining of the skin from the henna paste known as MEHANDI in INDIA.

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