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HONK!TX 2017

HONK!TX returns to Austin streets and public spaces March 31 – April 2 for the seventh annual free festival of community street bands! We’re bringing in wonderful bands from around the country (and a surprise guest band) and all your favorite Austin brass bands, performing without amplification for your boogying pleasure. And if you have a horn gathering dust in your closet, bring it to Adams Hemphill Park on Saturday, April 1 to jam with the School of Honk! Visit for details!

Thursday, March 30th
Official Pre-HONK!TX Party and Benefit Show

Venue to be announced. Admission charged for this show, proceeds to benefit visiting bands. 

Pre-festival Community Shows
We’ve partnered with community organizations for performances around town. Visit for details.

HONK!TX Kickoff
Bands perform for free on the streets of South Congress and at the main stage at Jo’s Coffee.

Saturday, April 1st
HONK!TX in the Park Noon – 8 PM

Bands will perform for free all day in performance spaces around Adams and Hemphill Park, including a stage at Wheatsville!
Sunday, April 2nd

HONK!TX Parade Day at Pan-Am Park, 4th and Chicon St., Noon – 1PM
Free Band Revue 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Join the bands and the Wheatsville Parade Marchers in a parade from Pan-American Park in East Austin and return to the park for an all-bands revue!

HONK!TX wishes to thank Wheatsville Co-op as our Grand Marshal sponsor since the very first count off!