Funk

Non Marking Souls

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56 Lowden Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Scott Nicum
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Non Marking Souls are a four piece, organ, guitar, bass, and drum, ensemble from the Merrimac Valley area playing instrumental funk music ranging from classic artists like Jimmy Smith to contemporary legends such as Soulive and Medeski Martin and Wood.

Fulla Schmidtt

36 Hudson Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Mike Garcia
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A group of long time coworkers brought together by their passion for music, Fulla Schmidt brings a classic vibe to a contemporary music scene. Beginning their musical journey three years ago in a basement in Trumbull Connecticut, the group is known for performing covers that span the breadth of the musical field, from Bill Withers to Blackstreet. The band enjoys nothing more than making music together, and their infectious joy will travel farther than the music that will carry down the street. If you want to share the fun and also experience the full sound of a seven piece band, come join them at 36 Hudson Street from 2-4pm.

The Jiblantos and Friends

53 Hudson Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Matt Balestrieri
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A six piece band of seasoned individuals on a quest to unearth and re-interpret some fun tunes from the world of blues, country, swing, and rock.

School of HONK

371 Summer Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Maggie McClellan
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

School of HONK is where we learn to play music the street band way! Armed with trumpets and trombones, saxophones and snare drums, clarinets and sousaphones, our mission is to spread the joy of music-making by parading loud and proud around our neighborhood to inspire our friends and neighbors to join our fun.

Lefty

51 Fostkett St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jamie Portolese
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Looking forward to entertaining the masses from Somerville and beyond with our signature brand of instrumental cop show funk. Do stop by and enjoy the show.

We share the stage with The Dead Simple (4PM) and we start at 5PM.

Funkitol and friends

24 Hanson street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Pierre CECCALDI
Saturday, May 21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Somervillains

217 Cedar Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Shahan Nercessian
Saturday, May 21 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Somervillains are a group of musicians who have been playing with each other for years who love all things jazz, funk, hip-hop, and beyond. Come on down from 2-4 PM as they play arrangements of songs spanning new and old including the likes of Kanye West, Flying Lotus, Drake, Boyz II Men, and Miles Davis.

This year's incarnation consists of:

Yasunori Fukami - trombone
Shahan Nercessian - guitar, keys
Michael Siegel - bass
Benjamin Bornstein - drums

Bubble Daddy

56 Beacon St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Ryan Crepeau
Saturday, May 21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The eclectic sounds of funk, rock, jazz and indie with a cello and guitar.

Sudden Trio

123 Orchard Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Dylan Sherry
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Spontaneous groovy originals and improvisations with a small but effective acoustic instrumentation. Who knows what will happen!

We have neighbors rocking out at 2pm and at 4pm, so we're going to play 3pm-4pm.

The Street Holler Serenade

62 Meacham Rd, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Charlie McLaren
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Street Holler Serenade is an after school club at SHS which has been inspired by Honk fest, taking back public space, and street performing in general. One thing that makes our group different is that we aim to include electric guitars and basses by using portable battery powered amplifiers

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