Liverpool ONE Live - Busking at Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE Live Busking

Liverpol is famous for its musical culture and heritage  


At Liverpool ONE, we continue to celebrate the city’s heritage and local talent with our Liverpool ONE Live busking programme, as our space is enlivened by registered buskers who create memorable experiences for all our visitors.

About Liverpool ONE Live


If you would like to busk at Liverpool ONE, apply by completing the form below. If your application is successful, you will become a registered busker for the Liverpool ONE Live busking programme, and have access to:


– Book regulated pitches 
– Performance opportunities at bigger events   
– Rewards


Busking Locations in Liverpool ONE

Look out for the designated busking locations around Liverpool ONE, and stand on the Liverpool ONE Live plectrums to busk!


The 12 Busking spots are located across: College Lane • Paradise Street • Peter’s Lane • South John Street • The Galleria • Thomas Steers Way • Wall Street

Suitable for 1 person

  • Location 5  – Wall Street – On the right of Auntie Anne’s 
    Available Sat-Sun only. No amplification.

Suitable for up to 2 people

  • Location 3 – Lower South John Street – Near Victoria’s Secret against central pillar. No amplification.


  • Location 4 – Lower South John Street – Under stairway near Office. No amplification.


  • Location 8 – Peter’s Square – In the corner outside Bravissimo. No amplification.


  • Location 10 – College Lane – At the top by the flagpole. No amplification.


  • Location 11 – Upper South John Street – Near stairway to Chavasse Park. No amplification.


  • Location 12 – The Galleria – Near ODEON against central pillar. No amplification.

Suitable for up to 4 people


  • Location 1 – Custom House Place – Under the John Lewis & Partners canopy facing the Sugar House Steps.
    Amplification Friday-Sunday only.

  • Location 2 – Thomas Steers Way – Near the moon pool and Liverpool Sign. Amplification Friday-Sunday only.

  • Location 6 – Paradise Street – Near Charlotte Tilbury. Amplification permitted Friday-Sunday only.

  • Location 7 – Paradise Street – Under the John Lewis & Partners canopy facing Kuoni. Amplification permitted Friday-Sunday only.

  • Location 9 – College Lane
    Against the marble wall near Caffè Nero. No Amplification.

Suitable for 1 person

  • Location 7 – Wall Street by Auntie Anne’s – weekends only.

Suitable for up to 2 people

  • Location 8 – Paradise Street by North face. 
  • Location 10 – Top of College Lane by the flagpole.

Suitable for up to 4 people

  • Location 6 – Thomas Steers Way at the side of the water pool near Bill’s. 
  • Location 9 – Paradise Street by Sailor’s Gates.

Tickle the Ivories – Pianos Locations

  • Location 1 – Custom House Place under the John Lewis canopy facing the Sugar House Steps. (Amplification permitted on weekends at this piano only).
  • Location 2 – South John Street under the bridge by Office Shoes.
  • Location 3 – College Lane opposite Waterstones.
  • Location 4 Peter’s Square near Kiehl’s and Ted Baker.
  • Location 5 – In The Galleria by the ODEON Cinema.

Download the map here.

Apply to busk at Liverpool ONE

Complete the below form to apply to become a part of the Liverpool ONE Live busking programme. 

Once you are a registered Liverpool ONE Live busker, you can request a performance location, date and time by emailing The Liverpool ONE team will then confirm your booking.

Please keep in mind that amplification is only permitted from Friday-Sunday in limited locations.