Buskers earn more on cold Sundays but only if they play classical music

Buskers who play for a living – and not all do- should wrap up warm and play classical music on cold Sundays to collect top money, research suggests. Tilburg University researchers spent three months studying 72 musicians at work on the streets of Cologne to find out what makes them successful. They also recorded the responses of over 80,000 passers-by. A busker in Cologne, it turned out, earns an average of €23 an hour but if he changes his repertoire … Continue reading Buskers earn more on cold Sundays but only if they play classical music