brass band

School of HONK

5 Cutter Ave, Somerville, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Maggie McClellan
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

School of HONK is an open community street band that meets every Sunday to practice and parade. We take our music to the streets of Somerville every weekend, loud and proud, playing lively music to inspire our neighbors and to bind our community together.

Dirty Water Brass Band

53 Chester St. , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Mary Curtin
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dirty Water Brass Band, a Boston-based undefinable raucous street band, a staunch contributor to the many grooves that make this town tick. We bring our movable block party to you, doesn’t matter where. Our style is eclectic, a mix of second line, soul, R&B, Motown, rock, jazz and more. And we do NOT "have to be in by twelve o'clock!" Feel free to "love that Dirty Water" at: https://www.facebook.com/dirtywaterbrassband.

Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band

10 Irving Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Michael Romanyshyn
Saturday, May 18 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band is a 12-20 piece “raucous, stomp-your-foot-and-belt-out-the-choruses” New Orleans-style street band based in Somerville & Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are regular Joes and Janes with day jobs who combine music with social action; slamming out the sounds of the legendary Crescent City for peace rallies, street festivals, parades, and benefits.We are also a part of the organizing force behind HONK! a festival of activist street bands that takes place every October in Somerville’s Davis Square.

Hornography

67 Winslow Ave., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Louis Epstein
Saturday, May 18 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A family-friendly brass band that covers classic rock, pop, and hip-hop, from the past four decades.

Though we're scheduled to play from 4-6pm, we'll actually be performing from 12-2pm. Sorry, Porchfest organizers!

Catch us from the beginning of the Community Path on the east side of Davis Square.

Trumpet: Ravi Prasad, Kevin Saunders, Teddy Salgado

Saxophone: Louis Epstein, Evan Waters, Luci Mok

Trombone: Andy Pollock, David Bard

Melodica: Hannah Lewis

Bass Guitar: Matt Mugmon

Drumset: Mimi Zhang, Chris Bertrand, Allison Smith

Auxiliary Percussion: Emily Richmond Pollock

Hornography

67 Winslow Ave., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Louis Epstein
Saturday, May 19 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A family-friendly brass band that covers classic rock, pop, hip-hop, and country hits from the past four decades.

 

Though we're scheduled to play from 4-6pm, we'll actually be performing from 12-2pm. Sorry, Porchfest organizers! This was the only porch we could find, and the only time that worked for the band . . . 

Catch us from the beginning of the Community Path on the east side of Davis Square - you'll be able to see and hear us while enjoying the sweet perfume of the community garden!

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