Saturday in Davis Square (2023)

Saturday HONK! in Davis Square

Saturday, October 7, 2023

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 30 brass bands converging on 7 Hills Park in Davis Square.

1:00PM – 9:00PM, Bands play all around Davis Square

Over 30 brass bands from all around the United States will fill the nooks and crannies of Davis Square.

Time7 Hills ParkChester StreetDavis Sq PlazaKenney ParkStatue ParkElm @ GroveDay Street
1:00pGood Trouble Brass BandDirty Water Brass BandHONK! Family BandExpandable Brass BandSeed & Feed Marching AbominableForward! Marching BandEmperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band
2:00pSchool of HONKRara Bel PozeGora Gora OrkestarClamor & Lace Noise BrigadeBrass SolidarityThe Brass BalaganThe Party Band
3:00pRude Mechanical OrchestraThe J.P. HONK BandL Train Brass BandYes Ma'am Brass BandMusicians Action GroupBread & Puppet Circus BandExtraordinary Rendition Band
4:00pTMBUndertow Brass BandLeftist Marching BandEnvironmental EncroachmentaNova BrazilYoung Fellaz Brass BandLocal Band Showcase!
Fly By Brass Band +
Conical Cacophony
5:00pDetroit Party Marching BandClamor & Lace Noise BrigadeHOOTRara Bel PozeChaotic Noise Marching CorpsSeed & Feed Marching AbominableLocal Band Showcase!
Brassterisk +
Ghost Town Brass Band
6:00p (45m)HONK! Family BandMusicians Action GroupDirty Water Brass BandExtraordinary Rendition BandForward! Marching BandThe J.P. HONK BandGood Trouble Brass Band
6:45p (45m)Brass SolidarityThe Brass BalaganExpandable Brass BandBread & Puppet Circus BandEnvironmental EncroachmentYes Ma'am Brass BandGora Gora Orkestar
7:30p (45m)Leftist Marching BandL Train Brass BandThe Party BandSchool of HONKDetroit Party Marching BandTMBRude Mechanical Orchestra
8:15p (45m)Undertow Brass BandEmperor Norton's Stationary Marching BandChaotic Noise Marching CorpsYoung Fellaz Brass Band

1pm – 4pm, Elm Street Interactive Area

Roll up your sleeves and participate in artmaking activity with a purpose. Full information here


Photo by Peter Lee