All events for this year’s festival will take place on Saturday, October 9th. Additionally, the festival will be live-streamed for long-distance fans on YouTube.
|Time||Location||Performing bands||Why are we HONK!ing?|
|10:30 AM – 1:00 PM||Seven Hills Park, Davis Square, Somerville||10:30: Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band|
11:00: Tribute Ceremony
11:30: aNova Brazil
12:00: School of Honk
|Tribute ceremony to outgoing Mayor and long-time HONK! supporter Joe Curtatone, and to Somerville athlete Phil Reavis.|
|11:00 AM – 1:00 PM||East Canton Street Apartments, 109 East Canton St., Boston||Extraordinary Rendition Band||Rally to oppose luxury development and support affordable housing, in collaboration with the Mass Alliance of HUD Tenants|
|12:00 – 1:00 PM||Mystic Housing, 530 Mystic Avenue, Somerville||Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band||Art-making activity and music for kids and families, in collaboration with Mystic Learning Center and Around Hear
|12:00 – 1:30 PM||318 Broadway, Chelsea||The Party Band||Neighborhood canvassing procession, ending with “Sabado de Calle” event at 318 Broadway, in collaboration with La Colaborativa|
|12:00 – 4:00 PM||Nubian Square, Roxbury||1:00 – Procession with Rara Bel Poze and Second Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society Brass Band|
2:00 – Rara Bel Poze, Second Line sets
3:00 – Procession with Extraordinary Rendition Band, sets from Rara Bel Poze, Second Line
4:00 – Extraordinary Rendition Band set
|Health, Hope… and HONK! A celebration to support the Black/Family-owned/Non-profit businesses in Nubian Square.
Along with a Health Festival with MGH, Brigham and Women’s, Dana Farber, Mass General Brigham and many more!
Collaboration with Roxbury Main Streets, Peace Boston, Carnival Society of Boston, Poor People’s Campaign, Alpha and Omega, Dudley Cafe, Eventkore, Final Touch Boutique, Frugal Bookstore, Haley House, and Soleil Restaurant
|2:00 – 3:00 PM||Lincoln Park, Somerville||Expandable Brass Band||Neighborhood procession to support Sunrise Boston’s youth-led climate work
|2:00 – 3:30 PM||Nashua Street Jail, 200 Nashua Street, Boston||Leftist Marching Band|
What Cheer? Brigade
|HONK! Down the Walls abolitionist rally, in collaboration with Deeper Than Water and Black and Pink|
|2:00 - 4:00 PM||City Hall, Cambridge||Band Land Brass Band||HONK! FOR OUR FUTURE, 4 Years to Save the Planet
A procession starting at City Hall, Cambridge, and proceeding down Mass Ave to MIT, in collaboration with Extinction Rebellion Youth
|2:00 – 5:00 PM||Constitution Beach, East Boston||JP Honk Band||“Oye, Mi Gente!” instrument-making and song-leading workshop, in collaboration with Cosecha Massachusetts|
|3:00 – 4:00 PM||Capuano School playground, East Somerville||Brassterisk||Neighborhood procession starting at Capuano School playground and ending at Chuckie Harris Playground, in collaboration with MAMAS (Mutual Aid Medford and Somerville).
|3:30 – 5:00 PM||Nunziato Park, Somerville||Dirty Water Brass Band||Presentation on what a community land trust is and how Somerville residents can get involved, in collaboration with Somerville Community Land Trust
|4:00 - 6:00 PM||Foss Park, Somerville||Ghost Town Brass Band (performing at 4:30)||"Climate Social" meet and greet to celebrate and learn about the incredible climate change and justice-related work happening all over Somerville, in collaboration with Climate Coalition of Somerville.
|6:00 – 9:00 PM||Haley House parking lot & Dudley Cafe, Nubian Square, Roxbury||4:30 – The Party Band|
5:30 – JP Honk Band
6:00 – Magnificent Danger
7:00 – Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band
7:30 – Flyby Brass Band
8:00 – Conical Cacophony
|Multiple band performances outside of Haley House in Roxbury.|
|6:00 – 9:00 PM||Seven Hills Park, Davis Square, Somerville||6:00 – Leftist Marching Band|
7:30 – UnCivil Servants featuring Mayor Joe Curtatone
8:15 – What Cheer? Brigade
|Multiple band performances in Seven Hills Park in Somerville.|