Arts Foot Soldiers: Buskers

“Glasgow has always had a reputation as a city of buskers. A healthy folk music scene has provided the streets with a steady supply of acoustic musicians, and the city has never been short of drunk men with tin whistles, chancing their luck in shop doorways. But the arrival of new immigrants in recent years – often accomplished musicians who bring their own countries’ traditional music to the Scottish streets – has reinforced Glasgow’s reputation as a city of buskers with above-average talent.”