Ruben Young from Calgary is on a mission to play live music across the city for 50 consecutive days.

Now on Day 36 of his mission, Young is playing and singing at various locations around Calgary.

His goal is to change the way Calgarians take in live performances — and to boost his profile as a musician. He says the work is challenging but he is committed to making his mark in the music scene.

"The grind is hard. Day in and day out, you have to think of something to do, be creative," he said. "I am making my first mark or first leap into the music scene in Calgary and in the music world in general."

Young has been busking and performing in the streets, pubs and parks and will do so until he hits Day 50.

After the music marathon ends, Young says he will be taking his tunes online — all in the hope of making it big.