This San Diego-based percussion group features a unique combination of rhythm and movement repurposing everyday objects for an unbelievable percussive performance. Director and Choreographer Chris Rubio toured with the off-Broadway show STOMP for five years before creating his own percussion movement group.
Competing Acts at Seaport Village
These acts are competing for the 2016 People’s Choice Award
The Flying Tortillas are a group of young performers who incorporate breakdancing, acrobatics, tumbling, circus skills and comedy to create one thrilling performance.
British secret circus agents Honeymoon & Butterfly are on a mission. Using their extremely high IQs, plunger arrows and a huge unicycle, their original comedy and awe-inspiring tricks are bound to save the day. This hilarious duo has performed at festivals around the world and took home People’s Choice at the 2015 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous.
Martika graces the audience with her playful charm and whimsical personality, but don’t let that fool you – her show is filled with dangerous acts that can make the faint of heart quiver! Mixing fire and sideshow arts, her distinctively spectacular show will leave audiences amazed.
Matt Baker’s show is a unique combination of hilarious stand-up comedy and amazing stunts like catching a bowling ball on his head, spearing vegetables on spikes and escaping handcuffs. His diverse skill set has landed him 5 Guinness World Records and appearances on “Tosh.0”, “America’s Got Talent” and “Last Comic Standing”.
This performer has been featured on AMC’s “Freakshow,” and is recognized worldwide for his spectacularly dangerous sword-swallowing performances. Whether eating fire, swallowing swords or lying on a bed of nails, this is a truly amazing act you won’t want to miss.
Pogo Fred, a multiple Guinness World Record holder, puts on an extreme acrobatic stunt pogo show. Jumping more than 7-feet into the air while performing flips, outstanding tricks and stunts on a 10-foot tall pogo stick, this must-see act is guaranteed to impress audiences of all ages.
A perfect combination of stand-up comedy and world-class juggling skills, this entertaining street show is fun for the whole family. Off-the-cuff comedy, audience participation and an impressive grand finale with razor sharp knives and flaming torches make for a show to remember.
Unicyclist Jamey Mossengren is a seven-time World Unicycle Champion with more than 25 years of experience. This action-packed show includes comedy, audience participation, death defying stunts on a 12-foot unicycle and a daring grand finale you don’t want to miss!
Non-Competing Acts at Seaport Village
The king of clean comedy. Extreme Rahim's number one mission is to uplift, encourage, delight and entertain you with live performances of magic and comedy that are thoughtful and well planned.
Man in White
MAN IN WHITE offers a unique twist on creative expression and family friendly entertainment! Dressed and painted all in white he stands still as a statue on his pedestal. When blessed with a tip, he comes to life; plays his guitar and sings. Man In White has performed coast to coast across the U.S. as the featured performance artist at many art fairs, festivals & special events. He has been featured in USA Today, on CNN news, with countless news articles and a recently published book.
Mitchell Walker- Didgeridoo Player
Rabindra Sarkar- Rock Balancer
Rabindra Sarkar is popularly known as the "rock star of San Diego". He can be found balancing rocks in a superhuman way. "Rabi" is a Reiki Master and credits the energy that all things posses as the way he is able to accomplish his magical feats.
To compliment Seaport Village's Spring Busker Festival, Circus Mafia will be performing in The Headquarters' courtyard! With duo acro, unicyling and teeter tottering, these incredible acrobats will astound and inspire audiences. Featuring daring maneuvers and physically demanding routines, this group takes entertainment to a new level. Circus Mafia will be located in the Headquarters Courtyard on Sunday March 6 from 12-2.
Live Mural Painting with Kelsey Montague
To compliment Seaport Village's Spring Busker Festival, Kesley Montague will create a live mural in the center courtyard of Headquarters! She will be live painting Friday and Saturday and the mural will be available for photography on Sunday. Her murals specifically invite people into a piece and then invite people to share their experience online. She believes that art should not be separated from the human experience. Instead the human experience should have a hand in creating the art itself. Come down and watch her create a very special piece of art specifically for us!
Live Steel Drum by Bill Harris
Bill Harris and his steel drum band perform live in Headquarters' beautiful outdoor courtyard on Sunday from 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
Savoir Faire Fashion Show
To compliment Seaport Village's Spring Busker Festival, Bellablankxo will be producing Savoir Faire Fashion Show with the #wonderdolls, guest DJ and live muralist. The fashion show is inspired by Parisian style with vintage circus flair, featuring collection by designer Marcus Richardson and fashions from Lolo and Urban Beach House. The runway shows will take place at The Headquarter's courtyard on Saturday at 2pm & 3pm. Free RSVP at savoirfaireshow.eventbrite.com