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HONK!TX 2020 Festival of Community Street Bands

Presented by HONK!TX at Multiple Locations, Austin TX

Apr 03 - 05 2020
HONK!TX 2020 Festival of Community Street Bands

Join the revelry! HONK!TX festival of community street bands welcomes you join us for the 10th annual festival April 3-5, 2020! Over 20 bands, three days, three locations, all FREE!

HONK!TX was inspired by the original HONK! Fest in Somerville, Massachusetts. In 2006, local street band Second Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society had a vision to create a festival celebrating the growing nationwide community of activist marching bands and the community-rooted union of art, activism, and music.

HONK! bands draw inspiration from sources as diverse as Klezmer, Balkan and Romani music, Brazilian Samba, Afrobeat and Highlife, Punk, Funk, and Hip Hop, as well as the New Orleans

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Free and family friendly

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Multiple Locations

Austin, TX 78702





The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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