Busking Bulletin: Mariachi on the Downtown F

A new feature wherein we record and chronicle contemporary busking performers for fun and very little profit. I’ve always wanted to present mariachi in my live show; here’s the next best thing. I caught these muchachos on the F train yesterday near Rockefeller Center:

To find out more about the variety arts past and present, consult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold. And don’t miss Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, to be released by Bear Manor Media in 2013.

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