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HONK! Festival

When

Date: 10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015



Where
Various locations, Cambridge and Somerville Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
http://honkfest.org


Good for: Family


Price: FREE


Description:
An awesome annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the ... Read More >>
An awesome annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the world to Somerville for a celebration of music, community and activism. Organized entirely by volunteers and now in its 10th year, the festival kicks off on Friday night with a lantern parade in Davis Square neighborhoods and a band showcase at Johnny D’s. On Saturday more than 25 bands take over Davis Square for a giant music and dance party. On Sunday, local community groups, artists, and activists working for a variety of progressive causes — economic justice, protecting the environment, world peace, an end to racism — join the brass bands to make a spectacular parade from Davis Square to Harvard Square along Mass Avenue. Other HONK! Fest activities include a Day of Action, when bands convene to play on behalf of a cause, and roundtable discussions for participating musicians and organizers of other HONK! festivals around the country to gather and share experiences. Hide

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