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HONK! 2014: 27 bands all set to perform during Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10-12
HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands. 9th annual roster of bands from all over now set. From October 10 through 12, 2014, a wide variety of events scheduled in Somerville, Cambridge, & Boston, MA. All free and open to all.
The "official" participants for this year's HONK! will be travelling from as far as Moscow, Paris, New Orleans, and Los Alamos, to as near as Somerville and Boston. The Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band (www.secondlinebrassband.org)
The overall HONK! schedule is available for perusal at www.honkfest.org/
But there is also a new development this year that is important to note. HONK! 2014 will be hosting a "Day of Action" to be held specifically on Friday October 10th. The goal is to set the stage for a targeted weekend long partnership between HONK! bands and local community organizations. More info. on this new HONK! initiative can be www.honkfest.org/
Specific HONK! Festival performance schedules will be made available after October 3, 2014. For more background information on HONK!'s origins and purpose, visit www.honkfest.org/
For almost a decade now, the original Somerville/Cambridge HONK! just keeps on rolling and expanding! HONK! ON!