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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 March 19, 2017)

Friday, April 14, 2017
Bunny Hops and Carrot Crawl

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.

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.

March 30-April 2, 2017
HONK TEXAS VI

An annual trek to HONK Texas in the wonderfully musical city of Austin.
Official HONK Web Site: www.honktx.org

also visit
The Official HONK Texas 2017 Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1873682762873224

Thursday, March 30
Brass Band Blitz V: HONK TEXAS VI

Opening Night for the Travelling Bands

9 PM - 1 AM
The Sidewinder
715 Red River St, Austin, Texas 78701
Bands include:
EE from Chicago
** ******** from B***** (special surprise international guests)
Secondhand Street Band from New Orleans

The Sidewinder plays host to the 5th annual benefit for traveling bands. Come out for a night of glorious, raucous groovy good times. Proceeds benefit the traveling bands of HONK!TX.

3 bands turn inside stage at The Sidewinder into a beats-and-brass battleground. $5 at the door - be there for an intimate welcome to our HONK!TX bands and help kick off our 7th Annual Festival!

Facebook Event Link:
https://www.facebook.com/events/756769697830686

HONK TEXAS VI continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Friday, March 31, 2017
A Night on South Congress
Jo's Coffee and other venues TBA
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
A Day in Adams Park
Adams/Hemphill Parks, near 29th and Fruth Street / Spiderhouse Cafe / Wheatsville Co-op
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 2, 2017
East Austin Parade and Band Revue
Pan-Am Park, Chicon and 3rd Street
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Official HONK Texas 2017 Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1873682762873224

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Carnivale Delerium

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

More TBA

Reggies
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
CITIES ON TOUR INCLUDE:
*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.
http://www.lepompierponeyclub.com

Tour will include Paris and other shows? TBA
France mini-Tour
CITIES ON TOUR INCLUDE:
*Marseille | September 29 - October 1
*Paris | TBA
*TBD

Link to A Tribute Page for Sache Laurel Garret from EE

MUSIC

Link to Downloads thru Band Camp
or
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.

VIDEO

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

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"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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