HONK NYC takes over Staten Island’s North Shore on Wed Oct 12th ! After our visit to Snug Harbor, we will regroup for an art parade beginning at the St. George Theater at 6:30. The parade will bring our bands and revelers to a concert at ETG Book Cafe at 7. And, of course, there’s sure to be more surprises in store. Collaborators Day de Dada help bring the FUN!
Alternative start: Honor Wines, at 36 Bay Street, is hosting an in-store tasting around the start of the procession! Get there early for the wine – then join the parade!
Le Pompier Poney Club, from Marseille
“Le Pompier Poney Club”, created in 2012 in Marseille, is an international fanfare, with members from across France, Belgium, Rome & New York. They play a variety of musical influences, with songs such as “Belsunce Breakdown,” a famous hip hop song from Marseille’s own Booga, B52’s “Rock Lobster”, Dalida’s “Mourir sur Scene/I want to die on stage”, Streetlight Manifesto’s “We will fall together” & “Ghost Town”, from The Specials, etc… This overenergetic brass band blows its ferocious musical wind here, there and everywhere!Comfortable in the streets as on stage, you’ll find them in all kinds of events: festivals and neighborhood gatherings, cultural and social initiatives, protests and parades, tiny bars and large parties. The Pompier Poney Club will undoubtedly thrill the crowds, wherever they are !
La Fanfare Invisible, from Paris
Le Fanfare Invisible makes music while supporting social justice movements and fighting for human rights.
From Chicago, USA:
Chicago performance art group Environmental Encroachment (EE) uses a marching band, costumes, and antics to create unique entertainment environments. EE’s mission is to create playgrounds for the body and mind through dance, music and art.