2022 KIBF Performers and more!

The 3rd annual Kamloops International Buskers Festival will take place July 21 – 24, 2022!

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.


Les Vitamines

Main Stage Performer

A duo of comic acrobats, Les Vitaminés dazzle audiences of all ages. Modern dance parody using Pilates balls, clownish boxing, tragicomic trapeze number, or dynamic mano a mano are all part of the unusual circus numbers performed by Les Vitaminés to suit all tastes.

Nigel Blackstorm, the Heavy Metal Magician

Main Stage Performer

Nigel Blackstorm, The Heavy Metal Magician, has performed around the world. He combined his two passions, Heavy Metal and Magic and created a brand-new genre called "Heavy Metal Magic". Be prepared to have your minds blown and your sides split in this comedy, magic, and heavy metal experience.

The Checkerboard Guy

Main Stage Performer

Be it deftly manipulating balls, clubs, axes, machetes and even stinky shoes, or riding a giraffe unicycle, audiences are immersed in an interactive arena that blurs the line between skill-based comedy performance and games show, one which the entire audience is invited to be a contestant.

The Street Circus

Main Stage Performer

Daniel and Kimberly Craig bring the whole nouveau circus experience to the street, performing over 100 tricks and stunts throughout the show, including cyr wheel, hand-to-hand acrobatics, hula hoops, handstands, contortion, fire juggling, and of course comedy!

Mighty Mike Show

Main Stage Performer

Step Right Up! Marvel at the miraculous muscle of Mighty Mike. While he bends horseshoes, tears packs of cards, and juggles sledgehammers, you'll be amazed. While he performs his uniquely choreographed dance routines and makes his attempts at stand up while stalling for time to catch his breath, you'll be there as well.

Major League Circus Show

Main Stage Performer

The MAJOR LEAGUE CIRCUS SHOW is the ultimate tribute to the great game of baseball. Join Paz as he knuckle balls his way through a Grand Slam mix of acrobatics, juggling, and one-of-a-kind circus stunts. This trip to the “Ball Park” is 9 innings of family friendly fun that’s sure to be a bat flippin’ good time for all.

Bboy illwill

Main Stage Performer

High energy. Hilarious. Charismatic. Bboy illwill is known to be a crowd pleaser with his mind-blowing moves combined with raw New York City comedy. Perfect for the whole family, this show will have you dancing in your seats and grooving all the way home!

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!

Michael Mehta

Music Stop Performer

Plays an 8 string tenor ukulele and am a vocalist with a wide range of genres ranging from country, pop, rock and roll, and some oldies.

Connor Heighton

Music Stop Performer

Connor Heighton is a bardic street performer from Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. He first began performing around six years ago, and over the years has found his niche in folk music and any music that tells stories such as shanties.

Megan Martin

Music Stop Performer

I am a 16 year old Singer-songwriter. I love to perform and share my music with others.

Eric Redekop

Music Stop Performer

Eric is "The Unaccompanied Senior", singing an eclectic repertoire of tunes you've probably never heard before.

Garry Gagne

Music Stop Performer

Started playing wind instruments at 8 yrs old in 1964 and has never stopped. A retired traveling musician playing for the coast hotel as well as traveling with several bands across Canada. Now he performs as a local street artist here in Kamloops B.C. and is known for being "able to jazz up the blues."

Mark Miller

Music Stop Performer

I’m a 61 year old guy and I just like to entertain people by playing a few oldies but goodies. Mostly campfire stuff. I have built up a considerable repertoire and I just want to join in the entertainment fun.

Renee Schiller

Music Stop Performer

Acoustic guitar & singing. Folk and soft rock.

Colin Pyett

Busk Stop Performer

Juggles a live chainsaw and 2 knives as well even juggles clubs and knives on a 7 foot tall unicycle did this performance 3 years ago before pandemic provides an amazing act for all ages even juggles fire as well

Walter Chiasson

Music Stop Performer

Local musician who loves supporting the arts

Dale Bush

Music Stop Performer

Professional entertainer with 55 years experience having played in many bands the most recent: Blind Bay Blues Band, the Saloonatics and Bob Barley and the Alers

Caleb Beeke

Music Stop Performer

I am a 14 year old self-taught guitar player and singer who enjoys playing for other people's amusement. I already busk by Riverside and Mac Arthur park in Kamloops.

Kamloops Rube Band

Music Performer

The Kamloops Rube Band has travelled the world, becoming recognized everywhere from Hawaii, Japan, New Orleans and beyond as a group of fun-loving musicians who aren’t afraid to mix silly and serious.

Kamloops Art Party

Vendor Booth

Offering a fun and creative art experience, including; face painting, art activities, contest's and prizes!

Bhumika Talla

Vendor Booth

Threading, Henna Tattoos, and Glitter Tattoos!

Seaside Organics

Artisan Vendor

Distinctive and Bold We devoted ourselves to providing safe, fun, affordable & beautiful products that are here to serve your skin. We fill our products with the most beautiful pure organic ingredients that, in our opinion, really make all the difference. Every small batch, crafted by hand, made with as much love we can put into it. Keeping it Simple & Organic, the way it should be ;)

Cats Deck of Many Things

Artisan Vendor

Jewelry, abstract art on canvas, resin crafts, clay crafts


Local Food Vendor

Best homemade burgers and smokies around. Poutine with real cheese curds with other menu options.

Gyldi's Food Truck

Local Food Vendor

Because it is made with fresh vegetables which never have been frozen, keeping all the texture, aroma, color and natural flavor in our pizzas. The dough in Gyldis Pizzas is fresh and hand made with our exclusive recipe, giving a unique flavor with distinct thick and crispy dough.

Lemon Heaven

Local Food Vendor

There’s nothing better than an ice cold Lemon Heaven lemonade on a hot summer day! The smell of freshly squeezed lemons, the novelty of watching the process from start to finish, and the delicious final product will keep you coming back for more every time. We put the squeezed lemon in the drink and shake, shake, shake to produce our signature Lemon Heaven taste that tantalizes your senses!

Uncle Buck's Lil Donuts

Local Food Vendor

The biggest little donuts in the world! We serve delicious cinnamon sugar mini donuts, soft serve ice cream and more!

Valhalla Smoke House

Valhalla Smoke House is a BBQ smoke house serving up made from scratch, wholesome comfort food!