Friday, Oct 8, 3 – 5 pm
HONK! in the Neighborhoods: Visiting bands played for students at local Boys & Girls Clubs, and alongside local community bands in Union Square Somerville, East Boston, and Boston.
Members of Minor Mishap Marching Band (Austin, TX), the Leftist Marching Band (Portsmouth, NH), and the Walk Out Loud Parade (Allston, MA) joined forces at the Food not Bombs meal. Corner of Park and Tremont Street on Boston Common. (3:00 – 5:00 PM)
Union Square, Somerville
The Rude Mechanical Orchestra came up from New York City to blow the house down with members of the Somerville High School Marching Band, Drum Line, and World Percussion Ensemble, as well as local favorites, SheBoom. On the Plaza. (3:00 – 5:00 PM)
East Boston, Zumix
Environmental Encroachment (Chicago, IL) paraded from the Maverick T to Zumix (260 Summer Street) to meet up with the brass and percussion students from Zumix. Should be a blast. (3:00 – 5:00 PM)
Boys and Girls Clubs
(These events were limited to Club members)
- Springville Marching Band (Western New York State)
at the CHARLESTOWN CLUB, 15 Green Street.
- Extraordinary Rendition (Providence, RI)
at the SOUTH BOSTON CLUB, 230 West Sixth Street.
- Brass Liberation Orchestra (San Francisco/Oakland, CA), and members of
The Expandable Brass Band (Western Massachusetts)
at the BLUE HILL CLUB IN DORCHESTER, 15 Talbot Avenue.
- Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band (Somerville, MA)
at YAWKEY CLUB OF ROXBURY, 115 Warren Street.