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Minor Mishap’s 10 Year Birthday Party!

Minor Mishap Marching Band is turning 10 years old this year! We are having a big ol' birthday party for the band. We're inviting everyone who has ever been in the band to join us for a huge reunion show, and folks are flying in from all over the country to participate. Open bar, small venue, giant band, food, who could ask for more? This party also serves as a fundraiser for our season of free, family-friendly shows in public

$10

Chewbacchus Parade, Hosted by the Intergalactice Krewe of Chewbacchus (NOLA)

The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus returns for its ninth annual Mardi Gras parade on Saturday, February 9th, 2019! The vast Nerd Horde will once again take to the streets on it's mission of "Saving the galaxy, one drunken nerd at a time" with the theme "Space Farce". ALL HAIL THE SACRED DRUNKEN WOOKIEE!

Free

Pedicab Parade and Brass Blowout

Hey Austin, have you ever been to one of Minor Mishap's pedicab parades?! Well, this is your big chance with two marching bands in pedicabs. Parade starts at Hard Luck Lounge. After the parade we'll have a big show with both bands for a mere $5 cover charge.

$5

Speakeasy’s Mardi Gras Bash

Kick off the evening with a Mardi Gras parade at 7:45pm and spend the rest of your evening on Speakeasy's dance floors! Featuring El Thule, Austin Samba, Minor Mishap, Patois, Maracatu Austin, and Seu Jacinto.

“Becoming Leslie” Celebratory Parade

We're celebrating the SXSW presentation of Becoming Leslie, a documentary featuring our own Leslie Cochran. Just a little stroll from the Alamo-Ritz after the screening. Thongs welcome.

HONK!TX

HONK!TX festival of community street bands!

Free

Cherrywood Coffeehouse 10th Anniversay

Cherrywood Coffeehouse celebrates its ten-year anniversary serving up good food, free music and community events. A full day of features a crawfish boil and family friendly music and activities. Minor Mishap Marching Band kicks off the party. There will be face painting and balloons. Ahnna Art will create live art by painting in front of an audience. Crafternoon Art Workshop will be on hand with a kids craft booth encouraging kids to put their creativity into action using recycled materials

$10

Tour de Broccoli

Join us for a series of short pop-up shows in East Austin's urban farms and farmers markets by Austin's own 25-piece Minor Mishap Marching Band - followed by a big show at the Festival Beach Food Forest! Do you know that Austin has a food forest - a wonderful, sustainably planted, garden in our public park, where you are welcome to harvest foods? It's an incredible project and we'd like you to come experience it with us.The Community Harvest Fest,

Free

Jazz in the Park Austin

Jazz in the Park NOLA is coming to Austin! For seven straight years, Jazz in the Park has highlighted New Orleans’ Music, Food and Culture, and now we are expanding our concert series to Austin and merging New Orleans’ and Austin’s culture together to create a Cultural Bonanza. The event features the very best New Orleans & Austin Music, Food and fun

Free

Sidewalk Parade and Swim

Hey, it's HOT outside! Beat the heat with us. We'll gather in Givens Park, play some music, and just when we can't stand the heat anymore, we'll splash into the pool. It's kid friendly and free! This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Free

Summer Music and Swimming: Part 2!

Hey, it's still hot outside! We're not giving in. We'll play music until we can't stand it anymore and then jump into Barton Springs during free swim hour. Meet us under the Mother Pecan tree (aka Monkey Tree on map) adjacent to the south entrance to Barton Springs off Azie Morton Road and wear your swimsuit. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Free

Blowcomotion Weekly Community Music Workshops

Mueller Lake Park 4550 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX

Join Our Workshops Attend a weekly virtual rehearsal to see what we are all about! Do you already play an instrument and want more brassy fun? Did you put down your horn when you left school? Have you never played an instrument before but want to learn? Did you go to HONK!TX and wish you could do that? Come play and learn with us! The Blowcomotion virutal workshops are where the magic happens. Sectionals meet weekly over Zoom with an instructor. Trumpets, Trombones, Percussion,

by donation

Moonlight Tower Sidewalk Parade

We're going to pay homage to the iconic Austin Moonlight Towers this Sunday. Join us in this free community sidewalk parade. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Free

Viva La Vida Parade and Festival

Mexic-Arte Museum’s Viva La Vida Fest is Austin’s largest and longest-running Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival. The festival features a Grand Procession, the Education Pavilion with hands-on art activities and artist demos, and a celebration with traditional foods, local artist and retail booths, a low-rider exhibition, live music and performances throughout the day.

Free

Autumn Sidewalk Second Line

Canopy 619 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX

Let’s celebrate our east side artists by filling the air with music in a sidewalk parade!  We’ll gather at Canopy then saunter south on Springdale. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Private Party

See minormishap.com/contact/ for details on how to book Minor Mishap for your party or event!

Winter Solstice Lantern Parade Part 1

Mueller Lake Park - Trellises 4550 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX

We will have two Winter Solstice Parades this year – December 21st and 22nd! December 21, 2019 – Saturday – Mueller Lake Park 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723  gather around 5:30 pm, music at 6pm   December 22, 2019 – Sunday – Austin Central Library 710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701 gather around 5:30 pm, music at 6pm   Minor Mishap’s Winter Solstice Lantern Parade has become an annual celebration of light, community, music, creativity and booty

Winter Solstice Lantern Parade Part Deux

Austin Central Library 710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX

We will have two Winter Solstice Parades this year – December 21st and 22nd! December 21, 2019 – Saturday – Mueller Lake Park 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723  gather around 5:30 pm, music at 6pm   December 22, 2019 – Sunday – Austin Central Library 710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701 gather around 5:30 pm, music at 6pm   Minor Mishap’s Winter Solstice Lantern Parade has become an annual celebration of light, community, music, creativity and booty shakin’. Each

New Year’s Day Parade

Doug Sahm Hill Doug Sahm Hill Path, Austin, TX

Shake off the post-party glitter, grab some coffee and start the New Year with a musical saunter in the park. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

HONK! PROM! 2020: HONK!TX Fundraiser Show

The North Door 502 Brushy St., Austin, TX

HONK!TX 2020 is coming quick--can you believe our homegrown brass band festival is turning 10 this year?!? To commemorate the turn of time, we're throwing an all adult HONK! PROM! as our annual fundraiser blowout at The North Door! Amazing prom formal wear? CHECK! Corsages and boutonnieres? CHECK!! Prom Queens, Kings, and attending court? CHECK!!! Brass band jams for slow dancing with your sweetheart? CHECK!!!! Get your best prom outfit together, invite your favorite dancing partner(s) and come out for

$10

Brass Band Blowout at Music Box Village (New Orleans)

Music Box Village (New Orleans) 4557 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA

Come out for a special Open Hours at Music Box Village featuring various New Orleans local and travelling brass bands.  Come play along with these bands or grab a dinner & drinks from the bar & popup food vendor and watch! BANDS FROM 6-8PM Fun, loud and in the street! Minor Mishap Marching Band (Austin, TX) is a 25-piece renegade circus-punk brass band: Bourbon Street meets Budapest. We are inspired by a love of street music, brass bands, and spectacle,

$10

HiHo Lounge (New Orleans)

Hi-Ho Lounge (New Orleans) 2239 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA

Part 2 of our Friday night stand in New Orleans takes us to the Hi-Ho Lounge. Band Lineup: Fun, loud and in the street! Minor Mishap Marching Band (Austin, TX) is a 25-piece renegade circus-punk brass band: Bourbon Street meets Budapest. We are inspired by a love of street music, brass bands, and spectacle, as well as a desire to create community and reinvent public spaces. https://www.minormishap.com/ 8-Bit Brass Band (Seattle, WA) is your geeky, mobile brass band specializing in bringing our brand

$10

Chewbacchus Parade (New Orleans)

New Orleans, LA New Orleans, LA

The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus returns for its tenth annual Mardi Gras parade on Saturday, February 2th, 2020! The vast Nerd Horde will once again take to the streets on it’s mission of “Saving the galaxy, one drunken nerd at a time”

Minor Mishap & HueRTa CuLTuRe At Independence Brewing

Independence Brewing 3913 Todd Ln #607, Austin, TX

9-10pm - Minor Mishap Marching Band - BOOTY SHAKIN' BRASS: MINOR MISHAP MARCHING BAND is a 25+ piece renegade circus brass band. We are an absurd expression of boisterous pandemonium– Bourbon street meets Budapest. 7:30pm - 8:30pm - HueRTa CuLTuRe - Dance music for parties. A mix of cumbia, ska, reggae, hip-hop, blues, rock, and balkan influences. A sound that has been dubbed 'psichocumbia'. Homegrown. No Cover / All Ages / 7-10pm

8th Annual San Marcos Mardi Gras Parade

San Marcos's own Mardi Gras parade, since 2012. Join the Mistick Krewe of Okeanos for the 8th Annual San Marcos Mardi Gras Parade - The best family fun Mardi Gras celebration in Central Texas! Parade rolls at Noon (12 PM) on February 22, 2020. It will begin at Dunbar Park and end at 1250 Belvin Street. Parade map & sign-up information available at our website: mistickkreweofokeanos.com

Private Party

Do you want to book Minor Mishap for your event?  Go to https://www.minormishap.com/contact/ for booking information!

A Pig Pageant 2020

Rebel Cheese 2200 Aldrich St. Suite 120, Austin, TX

The most beautiful & loved pigs in Central Texas are ready to laissez les bon temps rouler! Join us for our 2nd Annual PIG PAGEANT, a body positivity celebration for pigs! This year's pageant will be a true Mardi Gras SPECTACLE! The pageant will feature human entertainment, incredible compassionate cuisine, all leading up to the featured event where pet pigs will strut their stuff down a red carpet pigwalk, showcasing their unique personalities and attitudes! The CTPR Pig Pageant is

Postponed: HONK!TX Festival of Community Street Bands

The HONK!TX festival committee and board members have decided to postpone HONK!TX 2020 due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. HONK!TX is built around a community making music and joy together, and we believe that social distancing is antithetical to our collective mission; yet, that is exactly what is required. It would be irresponsible for us to continue with our event as planned for the first weekend of April. Rather than be forced to cancel, we have decided to postpone and

FREE

CANCELLED: Music on the Square (San Marcos)

Music on the Square in San Marcos has been cancelled. Message from the organizers: Our top priority at the San Marcos Main Street Program is the health and well-being of our community. In response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we are postponing Music on the Square until the fall. However, stay tuned for information on a virtual concert series, live streamed from our very own office! More details coming soon 

FREE

CANCELLED – Liberty Hill Whimsy & Wonder Art Festival

New date: 8/1/2020 Whimsy & Wonder is Liberty Hill’s interactive art and music festival.  Main Street is transformed into an eclectic fusion of everything whimsical and wonderful, with surprise elements at every turn. Local businesses display art from local artists, and the streets are filled with live art demonstrations, live music, artisan vendors, performers, and food and wine. Visitors can interact with the artists, while getting their own opportunities to create art in the heart of downtown Liberty Hill. Minor

FREE

Winter Solstice Lantern Parade (virtual)

Zoom!

  Each year, we gather together on the longest night of the year to celebrate light and community and music. To make sure it’s safe for everyone to participate, this year, we will gather virtually via Zoom. *Zoom meeting info will be posted the day of the event   The Winter Solstice Lantern parade is a special community gathering in that it is both a musical performance and a collectively-created piece of public art. The audience is encouraged to make

Free!

Lundi Gras Dance Party

Monday, February 15th is Lundi Gras! Let's celebrate, stay home, and stay warm all at the same time! Join Minor Mishap Marching Band for an online dance party celebrating the Mardi Gras season. Costumes encouraged. Dancing encouraged.       For those who like to show off their costumes and sweet dance moves publicly, Zoom info will be posted to our website the day of the event. For those who prefer to dance along unseen, the dance party will be

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Sunday in the Park

Festival Beach Nash Hernandez Rd, Austin, TX

Pleasant Hill Branch Library

Pleasant Hill Branch Library 211 E William Cannon Blvd, Austin, TX

Join us for a family friendly, OUTDOOR show at the re-opening of the Pleasant Hill Branch Library!

free!

Liberty Hill Christmas Festival

Downtown Liberty Hill, Our stage is near the intersection of Myrtle Lane and Main Street (Loop 332) Downtown LHTX, Liberty Hill, TX

Downtown Liberty Hill, TX Our stage is near the intersection of Myrtle Lane and Main Street (Loop 332) Please see festival website for parking information We play 2pm - 3pm (Event 10am - 3pm) OUTDOOR SHOW Family friendly, free!

Winter Solstice Lantern Parade

TBD TBD, Austin, TX

Gather at 5:30, parade/musical performance from 6pm - 7pm OUTDOOR SHOW Location: Chicon and Nash Hernandez, near Lady Bird Lake Family friendly, free! OK friends, we need this event to stay small.  Please do not post it on social media!   Please, please, please - we don't want anyone to get sick.  It seems outdoor transmission is very unlikely, or we would be canceling the show altogether.  Still, there are things we can do to protect ourselves and each other: If

Free!

New Year’s Day Parade – Canceled

TBD TBD, Austin, TX

We wish you a happy, healthy, inspiring and wonderful new year! Sadly, due to the extreme rise in local cases, we have had to cancel our New Year's Day Parade. We will miss you this New Year's Day, and hope we can be together again soon. Here are some very happy tunes to get ya through

HONK!TX

jo's Coffee 1300 S Congress, Austin, TX

  HONK!TX returns for its 10th live festival!  Brass bands are playing from 7pm-10pm in the parking lot of Jo's Coffee on South Congress. HONK!TX is volunteer-run, free, all ages, and everyone is welcome.

free!

HONK!TX Saturday First Show

Mary Elizabeth Branch Park 2006 Philomena St, Austin, TX

HONK!TX returns for its 10th live festival!  Brass bands are playing from 12pm-7pm in and near Mueller Lake Park. HONK!TX is volunteer-run, free, all ages, and everyone is welcome.

free!

HONK!TX Saturday 2nd show

Mueller Lake Park - Trellises 4550 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX

HONK!TX returns for its 10th live festival!  Brass bands are playing from 7pm-10pm. HONK!TX is volunteer-run, free, all ages, and everyone is welcome.

free

HONK!TX Sunday Band Review

Pan Am Park 2100 E 3rd St, Austin, TX

HONK!TX returns for its 10th live festival!  Brass bands are playing from 1pm-4:30pm at Pan Am Park.  HONK!TX is volunteer-run, free, all ages, and everyone is welcome.

free

San Marcos Fest

San Marcos Courthouse 712 S Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos