HONK! Festival 2019: save the dates -- October 11 thru 13, 2019
HONK! Festival: a festival of activist street bands, held in various neighborhoods throughout Somerville, Cambridge, and Boston, Massachusetts.
By: HONK! Festival
The full list of participating bands, along with an overview of all activities taking place, will be available soon after Labor Day weekend.
Basic listings information:
Festival of activist street bands.
October 11-13, 2019
Various neighborhoods throughout Somerville, Cambridge, and Boston.
Rain or shine; free and open to all.
For further information:
Further background on the HONK! Festival:
An annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the world to Somerville, MA and vicinity for a celebration of music, community and activism. Organized entirely by volunteers and now in its 14th year, HONK! in Somerville has inspired festivals near – Providence, Brooklyn, Seattle, Austin, Detroit – and far – Australia and Brazil, to name just a few. At full power, these bands create an irresistible spectacle of creative movement and sonic self-expression directed at making the world a better place. This is street activism with music as the force, a musical movement that is now referred to as HONK! Visit www.honkfest.org for further information.
--submitted by marycurtinproductions
[on behalf of the HONK! Festival]