Save the dates for the 6th Annual HONK! TX: April 1-3, 2016.



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Thursday, March 26th – Brass Band Blitz Benefit! – Red 7 ($10, 7:30PM-2AM)

The Brass Band Blitz Benefit is back! This benefit is for the traveling HONK!TX bands playing at Red 7. Your admission goes directly to the visiting bands that charged for this showcase event that promises to blow your mind. $10 at door – 6 bands play! RSVP here

Friday, March 27th – Underserved Community Shows (12PM-5PM)

We are proud to once again partner with Austin’s community organizations to provide free music to our underserved communities. This year’s community shows will take place at Frontsteps / ARCH, Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin, Rosedale School, the Thinkery, and the VSA (Program for Arts & Disabilities) Art in the Park Festival.

Friday, March 27th – On SoCo (6PM-10PM)

Time Jo’s Coffee Snack Bar St Vincent de Paul
6:00 – 6:35 LoveBomb Go-Go Big Wy’s Brass Band March Madness Marching Band
6:35 – 7:10 Ten Man Brass Band Maracatu Texas
7:10 – 7:45 Dead Music Capital Band Black Sheep Ensemble Interrobang
7:45 – 8:20 Environmental Encroachment Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour BateBunda
8:20 – 8:55 The Party Band Boss Street Brass Band Yes Ma’am Brass Band
8:55 – 9:30 Bramaya Perhaps Contraption Chaotic Noise Marching Corps
9:30 – 10:00 Minor Mishap Marching Band Emperor Norton’s Stationary MB

Saturday, March 28th – In Hyde Park! (11:30AM-8PM)

Adams/Hemphill Parks Neighborhood, near 29th and Fruth St.

Once again we return to the Adams and Hemphill Parks where bands will be performing non-stop in performance spaces around the area. The vast majority of HONK!TX bands will be playing twice throughout the day.

Time Spider House Amphitheater Spider House Park Lot Trudy’s Back Wall Grove / Triangle Adams Park (Across East Dr)
11:30 AM March Madness Marching Band
12:00 PM Dead Music Capital Band Interrobang Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band
12:30 PM Biohazard Brass Band Free Rads 2nd Line
1:00 PM LoveBomb Go-Go Black Sheep Ensemble Urban Achievers Brass Band Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour
1:30 PM Regan HS Drum and Bass Yes Ma’am Brass Band
2:00 PM Minor Mishap Marching Band Biohazard Brass Band BateBunda
2:30 PM Perhaps Contraption Urban Achievers Brass Band
3:00 PM Environmental Encroachment The Party Band Ten Man Brass Band
3:30 PM Shree Kripalu Banda Regan HS Drum and Bass
4:00 PM Yes Ma’am Brass Band and Guests Chaotic Noise Marching Corps The Hey Lolly Brass Band Dead Music Capital Band
4:30 PM Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour Black Sheep Ensemble
5:00 PM Interrobang Perhaps Contraption Ten Man Brass Band March Madness Marching Band
5:30 PM Shree Kripalu Banda
6:00 PM Free Rads 2nd Line Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band BateBunda Minor Mishap Marching Band The Hey Lolly Brass Band
6:30 PM Environmental Encroachment
7:00 PM Fandango Texas The Party Band LoveBomb Go-Go Chaotic Noise Marching Corps
7:30 PM

Sunday, March 29th – East Austin Parade (Rolls at 12PM)

Band Revue follows immediately (~1:30PM)

Pan-Am Park, Chicon St at 3rd

We’re kicking off our annual parade from Pan-American Park in East Austin at 12 noon sharp! The route will see bands, community groups, and plenty of spectacle marching their musical way through East Austin and returning to Pan-Am Park for our annual all-band revue. The all-band blowout revue will give each band 8 minutes to strut their stuff while you shake your booty!