Festival of Community Street Bands


The Kids Are All Right

The final two performances of our community shows are always lively and high energy, and we love the smiling faces in these audiences.

Making Music at the ARCH

One of our favorite Friday community shows is at the ARCH, Austin’s Resource Center for the Homeless.

Playing at The Thinkery Children’s Museum

HONK! TX loves to connect people through playing, dancing and experiencing, so we are so excited to play for The Thinkery, formerly known as the Austin Children’s Museum.

Have You Heard About HONK! TX Community Shows?

Every year, HONK! TX begins our weekend-long festival by playing shows for some of our favorite local non-profit organizations and institutions.

HONK!TX 2015 Is This Month!!!

HONK!TX – Free Festival of Community Street Bands is celebrating its FIFTH YEAR and you’re invited! RSVP here! Want to help out? Sign up to volunteer here or participate in the potluck here.

Gregg Moore plays for the folks at ARCH

A Record Number

In other exciting news, we’ve received a record number of applications to play the HONK!TX festival this year — from both here in Austin and elsewhere around the country world! We would love nothing more than to say

Sousa Madness

1/24: HONK!TX Brass Blow-Out FUNraiser at Spider House!

HONK!TX IS TURNING 5! That’s right, FIVE YEARS of HONK! in Austin with the support of your beautiful faces.

From Austin to Australia – HONK! OZ takes flight

HONK! season is underway in Texas – you can tell because the brass is blooming everywhere! Speaking of everywhere: Australia’s on the radar in the first weeks of 2015 as it gets ready to debut its very own HONK! festival

HONK!TX Starts Tonight at Red 7!

It’s our second annual Brass Band Blitz at Red 7! Join us at 9pm and let 5 visiting bands melt your face off! Featuring performances by The Carnival Band  Vancouver’s Carnival Band marches against Monsan

You gotta see this!

10 Ways to HONK!TX

10 9 (and counting quick!) days from now, Austin’s favorite free music festival reclaims the streets, parks and neighborhoods of Austin from the madness gone before it.