honk! festival

School of HONK Brings Joyful Noise

SCHOOL OF HONK – BEST KID-FRIENDLY ENTERTAINMENT290 WASHINGTON ST. SCHOOLOFHONK.ORG So take the “give a man a fish” parable, and replace “man” with “anybody of any age” and “fish” with, say, “sousaphone,” and … You know, let’s just stop there, because the potential of this idea is already almost too awesome to comprehend. Fortunately for […]


HONK! Festival Brings the Brass to Davis Square

An awesome annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the world to Somerville for a celebration of music, community and activism. Organized entirely by volunteers and now in its 12th year, the festival kicks off on Friday night with a lantern parade in Davis Square neighborhoods and a […]


Brass Attack

BRASS ATTACK! Three of the Boston area’s favorite brass bands will converge on Tuesday, March 20th to welcome in the Spring with a barrage of brass band music. Each group has a special and entertaining performance style which makes this a show you’ll not want to miss. This is a heavy dance show so be […]


Photos from the 10th Annual Honk! Festival

The 10th annual Honk! Festival brought the brass to Somerville and Cambridge this weekend. More than 25 bands with influences as diverse as punk, funk, Afrobeat and more filled the streets—from Somerville’s Davis Square to Harvard Square in Cambridge—with music. Scout was there, too—dancing, laughing and snapping photos of the action.