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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 July 18, 2018)

Sunday, July 23
Chicago's Humana Rock and Roll Half Marathon

Early, early in the morning.
Info and bands TBA.

Saturday, July 28
Bughouse Square Debates

A Chicago Legend~!

Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street, Chicago

11 AM
All-ages and Open to the Public

Event Link coming soon.

Saturday, August 4th
Chicago Brass Band Showcase

Inspired by HONK and other Brass festivals, A new event featuring some of Chicago's Finest and Funkiest Brass Bands.

Bands and Schedule:
3-4pm: Warm-ups with Tubaerobics
4-5pm: Wild Rumpus Jazz Band
5-6pm: Rum Velvet
6-7pm: Guerilla Dix
7-8pm: Environmental Encroachment
8-9pm: Heisenberg Uncertainty Players
9-10pm: High Hat Second Line
10-11pm: Four Star Brass Band
11-12am: Brass Jam led by EE

Reggies Music Joint
2105 South State Street, Chicago

Advance Tix and Door Tix from 3pm-8pm - $5
then, 8pm-1am will be $10
21 and over

Saturday, August 18th
on hold (MC-Block Party)


Saturday, August 18th
on hold (BD45)


Saturday, August 25th
on hold (WW)


Thursday October 4 - Sunday October 7
HONK! Festival XII (the original Honk Fest)

EE returns to Somerville, MA.


Monday, October 8th
On HOLD FOR : PRONK Festival

Providence RI

Link to A Tribute Page for Sache Laurel Garret from EE

VIDEO from PARIS, October, 2017

Two Professional Videos from our Tour d'EE France, 2017.
1. YouTube Link: Song: TADERRA (Paris)

2. YouTube Link: Song: QUEER CAT (Paris)

*3.YouTube Link: Our Skit from the Competition (Marseille)


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.


"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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