HONK! Festival 2010
October 8 - October 10, 2010
Born out of a need for street bands to celebrate their social activist side, the increasingly popular HONK! Festival is back for a 5th year with opportunities galore for participants and festival goers to enjoy themselves immensely. Rain or shine on Columbus Day weekend, the streets primarily in and around Davis Sq. and spilling out into Harvard Square will be teeming with bands raising a good time ruckus.
As of Sept. 17th, the following bands will be participating, listed in alphabetical order: AfroBrazil, AMP (Activist Music for the People) Radical Marching Band, Bahamas Junkanoo Jumpers, Barrage Band Orchestra, Black Bear Combo, Brass Liberation Orchestra, Bread and Puppet Circus Band, Detroit Party Marching Band, Dirty Water Brass Band, DJA-Rara, Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band, Environmental Encroachment, Expandable Brass Band, Extraordinary Rendition Band, Factory Seconds, Himalayas, Leftist Marching Band, Minor Mishap Marching Band, Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Second Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society Brass Band, Seed and Feed Marching Abominables, Springville All Star Marching Band, Veveritse, and What Cheer? Brigade.
--Friday, October 8, 1-5 pm, HONK! In The Neighborhoods;
--Saturday, October 9, 12:30 pm-9 pm, HONK! On Davis Square;
--Sunday, October 10, noon-2 pm, HONK! Parade to Reclaim the Streets for Horns, Bikes and Feet;
--Sunday, October 10, 2-6 pm, HONK! at Oktoberfest;
--Sunday, October 10, 8 pm-midnight, HONK! Blow-Out.