Saturday in Davis Square (2019)

Saturday HONK! in Davis Square

Saturday, October 12, 2019

12:00PM, Opening Ceremony in 7 Hills Park

Come celebrate the official beginning of HONK! with the first horn blast, the HONK! Cantastoria, and the buzz and energy of over 20 brass bands converging on 7 Hills Park in Davis Square. The opening ceremony will be ASL-interpreted.

1:00PM – 8:45PM, Bands play all around Davis Square

Over 20 brass bands from around the world will fill the nooks and crannies of Davis Square.

Time7 Hills ParkChester StreetDavis Sq PlazaSummer St. @ Cutter Ave.Kenney ParkStatue ParkElm @ Grove
1:00pSecond Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society Brass Band Rara Bel PozeBrass Queens The Brass Balagan Expandable Brass Band Forward! Marching Band Summer Street Brass Band
2:00p Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band Leftist Marching Band Extraordinary Rendition Band Clamor and Lace Noise Brigade The Bread & Puppet Circus Band Plezi RaraDirty Water Brass Band
3:00pHOOTHungry March Brass BandBand Land Brass BandSchool of HONK Rude Mechanical Orchestra aNova Brazil Bolschewistische Kurkapelle Schwarz-Rot
4:00pExpandable Brass BandSummer Street Brass Band What Cheer? Brigade The Party Band Brass Queens Fanfarra Feminina Sagrada ProfanaEnvironmental Encroachment
5:00p The Bread & Puppet Circus Band HOOT Plezi Rara Leftist Marching Band The Brass Balagan Young Fellaz Brass Band
6:00pRara Bel Poze Rude Mechanical OrchestraSchool of HONK Forward! Marching Band Hungry March Brass Band Bolschewistische Kurkapelle Schwarz-Rot
7:00pYoung Fellaz Brass BandSecond Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society Brass Band The Party Band Fanfarra Feminina Sagrada ProfanaClamor and Lace Noise Brigade Extraordinary Rendition Band
8:00pEnvironmental Encroachment Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band Dirty Water Brass BandBand Land Brass Band What Cheer? Brigade

1pm – 5pm, Elm Street Interactive Area

We’re closing Elm Street to cars and turning it into a dynamic arena for interactive art making and activism. Please join us – use paint and stencils to craft a message, leave a note on the Day of the Dead altar, take a look at your consumption habits and make a pledge to reduce your carbon footprint! Work with our amazing HONK! artists to create something for yourself or to get involved with an activist cause! Full details here.


Photo by Peter Lee