Boogie Buskers

Boogie Buskers:…And You Don’t Stop

Last modified July 23, 2009 at 8:05 pm

Ascending the escalator from the subway platform at Herald Square over the weekend, I was delighted to see a talented crew of breakdancers entertaining large groups of miserable straphangers. The breakers are collectively known as the New York City Float Committee Dance Group, which is part of the MTA’s Music Under New York program. Related […]

Boogie Buskers: Subway Mariachi

Last modified July 23, 2009 at 8:06 pm

Seeing panhandling performers on the subway is always a unique experience. Whether it’s breakdancers, singer/songwriters, doo-wop groups, or guitarists, it’s usually quite impressive how the entertainers maintain balance while on a moving train. Last weekend, a Mariachi band was in my car on the uptown 5. And as usual, most straphangers just stood idly and […]

Boogie Buskers: Holiday Cheer

Last modified July 23, 2009 at 8:07 pm

Wishing my readers a merry Christmas! Sit back, relax, and watch A Christmas Story ad nauseum. In the spirit of the season, this man was spreading his own holiday cheer in the Delancey Street subway stop. Check out those dance moves, y’all.