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HONK! Festival 2012: with 34 activist street bands

HONK! FESTIVAL 2012
(http://honkfest.org)

SEVENTH ANNUAL
FESTIVAL OF ACTIVIST STREET BANDS

October 4 thru 8

this year featuring
[subject to revision]

~ Young Fellaz Brass Band (New Orleans, LA) ~
~ What Cheer? Brigade (Providence, RI) ~
~ Veveritse (Brooklyn, NY) ~
~ tint(A)nar (Quebec City, QC) ~
~ Seed and Feed Marching Abominable (Atlanta, GA) ~
~ Rude Mechanical Orchestra (Brooklyn, NY) ~
~ The Primate Fiasco (Hatfield, MA) ~
~ Pink Puffers Brass Band (Rome, Italy) ~
~ Minor Mishap Marching Band (Austin, TX) ~
~ Lungs Face Feet (Pittsburgh, PA) ~
~ Loyd Family Players (Oakland, CA) ~
~ Leftist Marching Band (Portsmouth, NH) ~
~ Himalayas (NY, NY) ~
~ Hill Stompers (Los Alamos, NM) ~
~ Gora Gora Orkestar (Boulder, CO) ~
~ Forward! Marching Band (Madison, WI) ~
~ Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) ~
~ The Expandable Brass Band (Northampton, MA) ~
~ EE-Environmental Encroachment (Chicago, IL) ~
~ DJA-Rara (Brooklyn, NY) ~
~ Detroit Party Marching Band (Detroit, MI) ~
~ Church Marching Band (Santa Rosa, CA) ~
~ Chaotic Noise Marching Corp (Seattle, WA) ~
~ Chaotic Insurrection Ensemble (Montreal, QC) ~
~ Carnival Band (Vancouver, BC) ~
~ Caka!ak Thunder (Greensboro, NC) ~
~ The Bread & Puppet Theater Circus Band (Glover, VT) ~
~ Brass Messengers (Minneapolis, MN) ~
~ Brass Liberation Orchestra (Oakland, CA) ~
~ Brass Balagan (Burlington, VT) ~

with locals
[subject to revision]

~ AfroBrazil (Boston) ~
~ Dirty Water Brass Band (Somerville) ~
~ Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band (Somerville) ~
~ Second Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society Brass Band (Somerville, host band) ~

events based
in and near
Davis Square, Somerville
and
Harvard Square, Cambridge

ALMOST ALL EVENTS
FREE AND OPEN TO EVERYONE
[those event that are ticketed are very affordable]