Meet Borja Catanesi – the viral traveling street guitarist who makes better use of a wireless system than any other player on Earth

Borja Catanesi
(Image credit: Borja Catanesi/YouTube)

We’ve all probably passed a guitar-playing busker before, but if push came to shove, you may find yourself struggling to recall the specifics of a certain street performance you happened to experience.

Sure, there are the exceptions – Damian Salazar’s shred performance springs to mind – but it remains a fact that, while many buskers possess the necessary chops, they might not have the showmanship to arrest people's imagination and leave a long-lasting impact that will stay with them as they continue their stroll down the street and beyond.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.