How to Be a Street Musician
Last Updated: April 19, 2020 References Approved
This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. wikiHow’s Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article is backed by trusted research and meets our high quality standards.
There are 13 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
wikiHow marks an article as reader-approved once it receives enough positive feedback. In this case, 90% of readers who voted found the article helpful, earning it our reader-approved status.
This article has been viewed 218,183 times.
Playing music on the street is a great way to earn money on the side and have fun doing it. On a night with a lot of foot traffic, you can make close to $100 USD if the crowd likes you. When you want to start performing, choose an instrument that’s loud enough for people to hear and learn songs they can sing along to. After you find a place to perform, set up for the crowd and start playing your tunes.
Playing music on the street is a great way to earn money on the side and have fun doing it. On a night with a lot of foot traffic, you can make close to $100 USD if the crowd likes you. When you want to start performing, choose an…
The Sims Forums
I’m level five of the piano skill so I can now play for tips. I tried in the park, from around 11am-4pm Sim time, and only one person visited the park, and they didn’t stop to watch. It seems community lots are so empty. 🙄
I’m playing in Monte Vista, so maybe that’s why? I’m not sure though, I was thinking of placing a subway station as I heard you can make a ton of tips there, but I’m just wondering because everywhere I seem to go appears to be near enough empty.
Also, are there any other ways I can make money with the piano skill?
I’m level five of the piano skill so I can now play for tips.