Screenshot from "Dollhouse" Melanie Martinez busked around Dallas when she visited town last month
Oftentimes when we feature an artist on the ongoing Globe Trek Productions busking series, it's someone who's local or whom at least has ties to Texas. That could mean local rapper Blue, the Misfit, or it could mean Austin-based singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves. But sometimes, as with our most recent episode with the Jayhawks, these videos are just a fun excuse to sit in on an informal jam with artists who are passing through town.
That's exactly what we get this time around with New York-based singer Melanie Martinez. She was in town last month for an appearance at House of Blues, and on the day of the show Casey Carr and his team got her to busk around the streets of West End.More »