Like a ninja, ACE-K's moves are swift and precise. His jaw-dropping routine will amaze crowds as he performs a unique set of juggling and some of the most insane balloon manipulation ever. "This Japanese sensation is a must-see!"
Competing Acts at Seaport Village
These acts are competing for the 2019 People’s Choice Award
Cate blends high-end circus with unique comedy. Whether she is precariously balanced on her rolla bolla or defying gravity balanced one hand, you will be thrilled and amazed. She’s charming, she’s talented–she’s not just great, she’s Cate Great!
Daniel Israel presents the perfect Blend of Contortion, Comedy and daredevil escapes.
Drum Dialogues facilitates communication and connection through drumming. Influenced by the drums of West Africa, we bring folks together to promote expression, harmony and a greater sense of community. Come drum, come dance, come play! A number of drums will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own.
A one man comedy, magic, variety extravaganza that audiences rave about. Using mind-boggling magic, audience interaction, hilarious improvisation and wonderful displays of skill, The George Gilbert Variety Show becomes a crowd magnet.
For close to 15 years, Jon Strange has been wowing audiences around the country with his mind-bending illusions and sharp, incisive wit. Whether performing at the famous Shelton Theatre in San Francisco, at charity events and low-income housing benefits around the Bay Area, or for celebrities like Jason Alexander and Carmelo Anthony, Strange is always in his element.
Kyler Mackenzie's blend of Russian gypsy and flamenco will create an enticing atmosphere, capturing the adventures of the road with his take on modern Gypsy Music. His music derives from street corners from all over the world.
Marcus, Funny Man Who Does Tricks has been busking and performing professionally for over 20 years. His show consists of juggling small children, catching a bowling ball with his face and a knife juggling balancing act. His show is a must see for everybody.
Martika is an international variety entertainer based in Kansas City, MO-USA. She performs with circus, fire, escapology, and sideshow stunts.
The Farmer's Daughter Show harvests bales of belly laughter and truck loads of fun. Farm-tastic gymnastics, rowdy rope tricking, and a one-of-a-kind milk bottle walk finale combine for an udderly amazing show (filled with corny humour). Yee haw!!
You have seen him on TV as the star on AMC's'Freakshow','Cougar Town','CSI: New York','Late, Late, Show With James Cordan' and 'Ripley's Believe It or Not!'. Now see him LIVE in person risking his life for your entertainment! After seeing his death defying show, you'll know why he is "The Most Dangerous Man in Show Business"!
Niko-Bolas is a performer specializing in martial and acro fused flow arts. Expect to see lightning fast action and spinning balls of fire!
An act that brings strangers together with a comedy routine combining acrobatics, knife juggling, and audience participation. This gut busting performance has audience members on their toes one second and rolling on the floor laughing the next.
Key West to Los Angeles audiences know that No Secret is Safe from Scott Xavier! This Forensic Mentalist will have you laughing, amazed, and questioning what really is possible...
Steven & Gina
Steven Cummings and Gina Shiotani are practitioners and instructors of acro yoga and partner acrobatics based in the Pacific Beach neighborhood of San Diego. Steven is former Army officer and recent graduate of the University of San Diego with degrees in Business and International Relations, and Gina owns her own Pilates studio, Om Spot, offering private and group Pilates and acro lessons. Together they teach and perform locally and internationally.
Non-Competing Acts at Seaport Village
Weaving music through art, Bri brings a sense of healing, wonder and adventure into her music through the richness of her sultry, soulful voice.
Bryan & Russell of the Routine
The Routine have established themselves as one of the most entertaining bands to emerge from the San Diego Music scene. Started by Bryan Barbarin and Russell Ramo in the spring of 2013, they combine elements of funk, soul, rock, and pure heart into a moving performance.
East Village Gazebo
Beautiful spot for relaxing or enjoying a bite to eat.
Eliza Rose & Jack Robie
Eliza Rose & Jack Robie are San Diego-based singer-songwriters. They write lyrically-driven songs to highlight their vocal harmonies that play the heartstrings of all listeners. They perform regularly around San Diego County and never fail to create an amazing atmosphere.
Jesus is a San Diego local musician who creates music by layering sounds such as his voice and different musical instruments. Inspired by nature, Jesus creates music that’s heartfelt and moving.
John & Brittany
John and Brittany are known to illuminate the night with fire performance in a delightful spectacle of creativity and passion. When these two come together, combining their fire manipulation skills and groovy dance moves, they ignite the audience with inspiration, and maybe a few good laughs. Catch them weaving fire-balls around one another or dancing individually with a wide variety of props in a highly entertaining display!
John Beck is an circus performer that loves to inspire and spread smiles! His passion for circus arts has evolved over the years, loving aerial straps, cyr wheel, partner acrobatics, hand balancing and Fire dancing! He is a teacher of amazing little young acrobats aging 5-7 years old and a student at the San Diego Circus Center.
Josh Lane is a Singer/Songwriter who loves to portray life experiences in the form of song. His hope is to connect to people on a deep level through songs that are very relatable and melodies that grip the heart.
Julianna Zachariou believes in music's profound ability to dignify some of life's most undignified moments. She is known for her depth, candor, and humor on stage, as well as her smart songwriting and ember-warm vocals.
Nomad Artz Performers
From stilt walkers during the daytime to belly dancers in the evening, enjoy the Nomad Artz performers at this year's Busker Fest. Nomad Artz specialises in extraordinary interactive entertainment for private and corporate events.
Studio by the Bay is an extension of The New Children’s Museum collaborative and process-based art practice located in Seaport Village. Two professional artists are invited to create artwork in this studio, exploring blue economy and their connection to water as a central theme in their projects.
The Studio provides an opportunity for the visiting community and local artists to interact that is in line with the Museum’s mission to stimulate creativity, imagination and critical-thinking skills in children and families through inventive experiences with contemporary art. Both the Museum and Seaport Village are iconic family destinations in the Marina District positioned near the San Diego Bay. The presence of working artists in this partnership strengthens ties among neighbors and builds the capacity for arts and culture along the port of San Diego.
Along with creating a new body of work, the artists will partner with the Museum each month to host Studio by the Bay Family Days that offer free weekend workshops and play-based experiences for children and families.
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