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How to Be a Street Musician

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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…

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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.