Not all amazing musical performances are bound to happen in studios or concert halls. A stellar show can happen right in front of you as you go to work or just stroll through the city.
We're talking about buskers, of course, as we are about to honor some of the finest street performers the world has seen. 11 representatives await below.
Sam Westphalen, the Guitar Percussion Master
You might know Mr. Sam for his percussion guitar covers, but the man is also fond of busking.
Young Shredder Damian Salazar
Damian Salazar comes from Argentina, he's a young fella, and has some amazing speed and dexterity.
Mark the One-Armed Guitarist Rips Through Hendrix Classic
A lot of people have trouble playing Jimi Hendrix stuff with two hands, yet Mark delivers the goods with just one arm.
12-String Bass Master Vasily Chernov
Hearing something like this tune in that gloomy train must be quite an experience.
Gustavo Dal Farra Slaps the Bass
Old but gold, Gustavo Dal Farra from Venezuela has the sound, technique, and vibe of a bonafide pro.
These Two Dudes Jamming Shovel and Broom Hand-Made Djentsticks
Who says you need expensive gear to deliver a heck of a show?
Mark Goffeney, the Armless Guitarist
Interesting how both disabled guitar heroes on the list go by the name of Mark. Anyhow, Mr. Goffeney is bound to inspire you, and bring up the old question - what's your excuse?
Sarah Koppen Slaps and Plucks That Acoustic Like a Master
Coming from Brisbane, give it up for Ms. Sarah Koppen!
Morgan O'Kane Rocks the Banjo
Loads of groove here, the kids seem to quite dig it.
Jack Broadbent Delivers the Blues With a Booze Flask
There's just something so rock 'n' roll about jamming with a booze flask.
The one and only Rafael Budu. You simply can't beat this.