MOBO Unsung award winner Esco Williams, from Liverpool, was on hand to offer support on the challenge, leading a creative workshop with the buskers
and providing them with a unique insight into life as a recording artist.
A STAR busker
braved torrential rain to sing to soggy shoppers in Huddersfield.
He said: "I am all in favour of Cardiff city centre being a vibrant place which the public can enjoy, but some of the buskers
I came up with the idea of a busking festival after I got talking to a fellow busker
from South Shields, who said we'd never linked any type of music events between the two sides of the river before.
The Lawrence Busker
Festival features street performers with such unique skills as fire-eating, acrobatics, magic, sword-swallowing, breakdancing and feats of strength.
Other highlights include fake psychic Ian Montford and glittering line up of comedians, singers and burlesque performers in the Buskers
were still allowed to perform in other parts of the city centre last Saturday.
He said: "I think it's a good thing that buskers
will be protected since we provide a service to people.
The musicians created a great ambience, the passengers we spoke to found the buskers
to be very uplifting.
The first public exhibition of Bernie Ecclestone's classic F1 car collection was unveiled whilst a Bahraini marching band, human beatboxer Petebox and buskers
Benedict, Daniel Sutcliffe and the Cash Cows serenaded crowds in-between races.
Top, a fan sings as a busker
in Darth Vader gear takes a breather.
Casey told the Irish Sunday Mirror the council's claim that buskers
were too loud was "a joke".