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Photo Essay: Street musicians rock the urban stage in Boston

In the eclectic streets of San Francisco, from Fisherman’s Wharf to Ghirardelli Square, the streets serve as stages for artists of all backgrounds to share their passion and contribute to the vibrant cultural identity through music. Even across the country, to the historical atmosphere of Boston, the vibrancy of music endures, proving music knows no bounds. 

In the bustling streets of Boston, the city’s heartbeat finds its rhythm in the vibrant presence of street music. These talented performers infuse the urban landscape with a unique blend of energy and beauty, adding a fresh layer to the meaning of the urban experience. Whether it is the rhythmic beats of a street drummer, the soulful strumming of guitarists or the enchanting sounds of a traditional Chinese violin, communities are bonded through the universal language of sound. In the vivid tapestry of urban life, street drummer Lawrence Sullivan, a Berklee College of Music graduate, embodies the soul of street music with his rhythmic cadence. Sullivan’s journey as a street performer began at the age of seven, and now, as a multifaceted artist, he seamlessly weaves together his talents as a singer, pianist and guitarist, infusing the cityscape with his unwavering love of music.

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Lynette Ki is a junior at Redwood High School and is a reporter in the Advanced Journalism Arts & Media program. She loves taking photos, traveling and trying new foods. 
Aurora Sreba is a junior at Redwood High School and is a reporter in the Advanced Journalism Arts & Media program. She enjoys spending time in nature, traveling and taking photos.