Friday, October 2, 2009

Festival: Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands, October 9-11

The HONK! Festival is a revolutionary street spectacle of never-before-seen proportions that will converge in Davis Square, Somerville, MA, on October 9-11, 2009!  We’ll begin to HONK! in various Boston neighborhoods Friday evening, and close with a bash at the Somerville Theatre on Sunday night! Here’s the full schedule, with links to tickets.

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Friday, Oct 9, 3 – 8 pm HONK! on Boston: Visiting bands play alongside local community bands in East Somerville, East Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Chinatown and the Boston Common
Saturday, Oct 10, Noon – 9 pm HONK! on Davis Square: 25 activist street bands, from around the country and beyond, perform outdoors for free
Sunday, Oct 11, Noon – 2 pm HONK! Parade down Mass Ave. to “Reclaim the Streets for Horns, Bikes and Feet” featuring all bands plus Bread & Puppet Theater and many other local arts and community organizations, from Davis Square to Harvard Square Oktoberfest celebration
Sunday, Oct 11, 2 – 6 pm Bands perform on HONK! stage at Harvard Square Oktoberfest (
Sunday, Oct 11, 8 pm-midnight Blow-out final show at Somerville Theatre in Davis Square ($10 admission)

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