Lineup details will be released the week before the festival

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Thursday, March 26th

HONK!TX Presents: The Brass Band Blitz 2!

Red 7 The Brass Band Blitz will return! This is a benefit for traveling HONK!TX bands and admission is charged for this showcase event that promises to blow your mind.  $7 in adv., $10 at door – 5 bands play!

Friday, March 27th

Pre-Festival Community Shows – We are proud to partner with our community organizations. This year’s community shows will take place at Frontsteps / ARCH, Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin, Rosedale School, and the Thinkery.

HONK!TX Kickoff!
South Congress near Jo’s Coffee from 6p to 10p, *free*
Join us as 18 bands dazzle the denizens of Austin with free musical performances.
Time Jo’s Coffee Snack Bar St Vincent de Paul
6:00 – 6:20
6:20 – 6:40
6:40 – 7:00
7:00 – 7:20
7:20 – 7:40
7:40 – 8:00
8:00 – 8:20
8:20 – 8:40
8:40 – 9:00
9:00 – 9:20
9:20 – 9:40
9:40 – 10:00

Saturday, March 28th

HONK!TX in the Park!

Adams Park/Hemphill Park 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 “Family Stage” (Hemphill @ 30th)
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
5:00 PM
5:30 PM
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6:30 PM

Sunday, March 29th

HONKTX Parade Day!

Pan-Am Park, 4th and Chicon St

Parade Rolls at 12PM

Band Revue follows immediately (~1:30PM)


We’re kicking off our annual parade from Pan-American Park in East Austin at 12 Noon sharp! The route will see 20 bands and plenty of spectacle marching their musical way through East Austin and returning to the park. Following that will be our annual all-band blowout revue where bands will have 8 minutes to strut their stuff for an adoring audience of fans and friends. Be on the lookout for one-shot appearances by the Trombone Choir and the all-new bass drum choir!

Parade Route