Dublin City Spectacular - An Extravaganza of Street Performances

The Dublin City Spectacular (formerly the Street Performance World Championships) is a highlight of the Dublin summer calendar. Don't believe me? Check out the scene from 2014, 2013, and 2011. Buskers from around the world set up in Merrion Square and perform their hearts out all for the love of the crowd (and don't forget the tips!). We caught three performances during this year's festivities.

1. Shep Huntly

Shep exudes bravado and good humor while preparing to lay down on a bed of forks and have a bowling ball dropped upon him!
Shep Huntly Performs at Dublin City Spectacular

2. Fraser Hooper

Effectively using audience members as props, Fraser mimes and clowns around before ultimately setting up one of the world's funniest boxing matches.
Fraser Hooper Performs at Dublin City Spectacular

3. USA Breakdancers

We got our groove on with a skillful and also humorous dance performance. Who doesn't love an act that can spin on their heads?!
USA Breakdancers perform at Dublin City Spectacular
The line-up this year was great fun. I can't wait to see what the next installment of the Dublin City Spectacular has in store.

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Performances from the Dublin City Spectacular (formerly the Street Performance World Championships).
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