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Chicago Brass Band - Environmental Encroachment
Environmental Encroachment (EE) uses a mobile brass band, costumes, performance art and theatrics to create unique entertainment environments for any event.

Upcoming Events: (updated April 9, 2017)

Good Friday, April 14, 2017
Bunny Hops and Carrot Crawl

On Good Friday Eve, Environmental Encroachment will be marching in costume, with entourage to a few neighborhood (Wicker Park) Pubs.
EE will start and finish at Phylis Muiscal Inn,
1800 West Division.
Suggested Donation, no one turned away.

Stops and Schedule will be announced. If you intend to march with us, a donation is encrouaged to help fund some EE operating expenses.

More info To Be Announced Soon.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Carnivale Delerium

A fun night of music, electro-swing, burlesque, dance, and performance.

More TBA

2105 South State
Chicago, IL

June 1-4
HONK West Festival - 10th Anniversary
EE's 10th trip to Seattle, and an epic tour to follow.

June 5-12
West Coast Tour
*Seattle, WA | June 1-4
*Arcata, CA | TBA
*Eugene, OR | TBA
*Portland, OR | TBA
*City To Be Announced, maybe Bend, OR?

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Private Daytime Event

September 29 - October 1, 2017
The "11e Concours International de Fanfare" (11th International Brass Band Contest)
EE's first trip to Europe: Marseille and Paris and TBA

This festival is being 'curated' by last year's festival winners, Le Pompier Pony Club, from Marseille.

Tour will include Paris and other shows? TBA
France mini-Tour
*Marseille | September 29 - October 1
*Paris | TBA

Link to A Tribute Page for Sache Laurel Garret from EE


Link to Downloads thru Band Camp
Link to physical disc purchases thru CDBaby

NEW - Four Original EE Songs on our EP.
Check it out on bandcamp. 99 cents a song.
Support Don Rupert.


'Recording of Bunny XII' by Blake B. + Alyce H (YouTube)
A fun video! from our sessions at Wall to Wall Recording.

"Ya'll are Funky!" Bootsy Collins
"I know they have a great version of Amazing Grace" Joan Baez
"EE, veterans of street action and indomitable spirits" Mark Messing
"You make me want to dance with my six year-old." Alex
"Inimitable." Hungry March Band
"EE has a storied NYC underground history
" geminiandscorpio.com


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