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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 and all ages.

Upcoming Events: (updated March 16, 2024)
Please Check back for changes or update details.
Sunday, March 17, 2024
South-side Irish Parade and Post-Parade Concert

EE will be marching in the parade with Criu de Sheela,
then we have a show right afterwards,
EE POST-Parade Concert at
Horse Thief Hollow
10426 South Western Ave, Chicago, IL

EE with Consecutive events`!
Order Info TBA
#1. March in South-side Irish Parade with Criu de Sheela.
Parade Group Number 80
March commences at Noon
Meeting Location: xxxx South Western Ave (TBA)

#2. EE will perform at Horse Thief Hollow Bar.
Great Food~! Come Celebrate and Dance.
Horse Thief Hollow Bar
10426 South Western Avenue

Friday, GOOD FRIDAY, March 29
BunnyCon - Phyllis's and Pub Crawl to Phat Pour

Easter Costumes, Bonnets, Rabbits, Carrots, Lambs, etc~
8 PM Gather at 1st location:
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1800 West Division Street, Chicago, IL
EE will start Live Music around 8:30-ish,

and do a short 2-block musical march down Division Street
for a short show at:

2nd location: Fatpour Tap Works - Wicker Park
2005 West Division (on the corner of Division and Damen)
Bonnets, Costumes Encouraged~!
Environmental Encroachment Music Sets throughout evening.

Saturday, April 20, 2024
Dank Magic Market at Marz Brewing

Dank Festival~!.\~More info soon
Food, Live Brass Music, Lots of Vendors,
Art, Special Displays, evolving year to year...
Noon to 8 PM

More info at Marz website:

Bands and Music include:
Environmental Encroachment
Roots Rebel Band
DJ Redlox

Marz Brewing
3630 South Iron Street, Chicago
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Andersonville Homecoming Festival

Andersonville Homecoming Festival
Stage location will be near Rascher and Foster
near the Main Festival Location is 5200 North Clark, Chicago
EE will be playing Two Music Sets:
Set 1: 2 PM on Rascher Street Stage
Set 2: 5 PM on Rascher Street sStage

Free, All Ages, Open to the Public

More info Soon
Saturday, July 20, 2024
Black Horizon Brewing Anniversary Party

More info soon: All Day Festival:
Black Horizon Brewing Party
7560 South Quincy Street
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 413-4964

on hold:
July 4, June 14-16
Link to EE's "Downtown Skunk" Album

Link to Promotional 30 second VIDEO

From Windy City Smoke-out, 2019
1. YouTube Link: Song: Tootie Ma

Links to EE's MUSIC

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

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