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June 2018

Parade and Picnic with Blowcomotion

June 9, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Free

This is part of a new collaborative experiment with some of your favorite street bands, including members from: Minor Mishap Marching Band, Maracatu, and *NEW* Blowcomotion. Blowcomotion is a workshop + band + social group. Dazzled by all the amazing brass and beats but think you'll forever be a bystander? NO WAY! Blowcomotion seeks to include adult learners of various levels to jam and explore music in the Austin street band community. This Project is supported in part by the…

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Back2Back Brass with Second Hand Street Band

June 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM

8 - 9:30 pm: Minor Mishap 10 pm: Second Hand Street Band

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July 2018

Hide and Seek with Minor Mishap

July 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Included with Museum Admission

Come play hide and seek with Minor Mishap Marching Band as we do a special children's performance at Thinkery! In addition to brass band hide and seek and the usual musical hijinks of Minor Mishap Marching Band, there will be participatory micro-workshops where musicians will tell the kiddos what the instrument is that they are playing, demonstrate what it sounds like, and where the kiddos can play along on percussion. We'll be playing pieces from our brand new Brass Disko…

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August 2018

Minor Mishap Mayhem on the Water

August 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

Have you ever seen a Decamaran filled with a raucous brass band? Now is your chance. Come listen to Minor Mishap Marching Band as we serenade Barton Creek and the Colorado River. You can watch from shore at Lou Neff Point or you can grab a kayak or canoe and join us on the water.

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Austin PRIDE Parade

August 11, 2018 at 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Free

Austin PRIDE Parade 2018 is free and kicks of at the Texas State Capitol building, marches down Congress Avenue and turning right on 4th Street through the Warehouse District. The route includes 2 MC stages: The Paramount on Congress Ave., the intersection of Congress and 4th, and the Rooftop at Rain! It's all part of PRIDE Week 2018. Get your colors on an join us!

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September 2018

Labor Day Pool Party

September 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$3

Friends of Deep Eddy Pool and Love Austin Pools are throwing a pool party and you're invited! We will be celebrating Austin's unique pools and the hard work of many volunteers and staff to keep them open. There will be special guest speakers, music by us and the Reveleros, and snacks from Jim-Jim's. On the hour, aquatic performances include a choreographed City of Austin lifeguard demo (2pm), the North Austin River Maids (3pm), and water polo (4pm).

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October 2018

HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands (Sommerville, MA)

October 5, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Free

The festival kicks off its 12th year with a Lantern Parade on Friday, a giant music and dance party on Saturday, and, on Sunday, a spectacular parade along Massachusetts Avenue from Davis Square to Harvard Square. There will be bands playing in the nooks and crannies around Davis Square all weekend and around Harvard Square on Sunday. It will be all kinds of aquatic fun, so bring your swimsuit and jump in the water. $3.00 admission.

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Viva La Vida Parade and Festival

October 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Free

This Dia de los Muertos festival is the largest and longest running in Austin. Come out for the parade and reminisce about those gone before. Visit the Education Pavilion for hands-on art activites and artist demos. Sample the traditional foods, check out the low-rider exhibition, and enjoy live music throughout the day.

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Central Library Birthday Bash

October 28, 2018 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free

Celebrate the first birthday of our new library. There will be cake! Yes, cake! Also lots of other activities. Party until 6 pm.

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November 2018

Texas Monthly BBQ Fest

November 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The ninth annual BBQ fest runs all weekend and gathers BBQ masters from all across the great state of Texas. We'll be serenading folks outside as they enter the festival venue.

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Jo’s-vember HONK!TX Fundraiser

November 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Help support HONK!TX Festival 2019 by joining us for a fundraiser show with some of the tremendous local HONK! bands, including Minor Mishap, Dead Music Capital Band, and Blowcomotion! We will be accepting donations, signing up volunteers, and will have HONK!TX merchandise available. So come out, enjoy an evening on South Congress, and support your local community music festival!

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December 2018

Winter Souper Fest

December 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

1:00: Temple of Ape 1:30: Minor Mishap 2:30: Free Electricity 3:30: Big Britches 4:30: Freqout (members of Foot Patrol) 5:30: Flying Balalaika Brothers

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Winter Solstice Lantern Parade

December 21, 2018 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Free

Minor Mishap's Winter Solstice Lantern Parade has become an annual celebration of light, community, music, creativity and booty shakin'. Each year, we gather together on the longest night of the year, with lanterns in hand. Together, we make a collective art-piece, a swirl of beauty: of all our lanterns together in one place, under the night sky. Minor Mishap Marching Band - a 25-piece brass band - will provide the soundtrack. Please make flameless lanterns! The beauty and magic of…

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January 2019

Minor Mishap’s Annual New Year’s Day Parade

January 1, 2019 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free

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.

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HONK!TX 2019 Fundraiser Show

January 19, 2019 at 8:30 PM - 11:59 PM

Our annual fundraiser blowout at The North Door! Come out for fantastic music from some amazing local HONK! bands!

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February 2019

Minor Mishap’s 10 Year Birthday Party!

February 3, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
$10

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…

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Minor Mishap with Malevitus and Black Sheep Ensemble (NOLA)

February 8, 2019 at 9:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Siberia Lounge New Orleans, LA

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

February 9, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Free

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!

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Pedicab Parade and Brass Blowout

February 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$5

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.

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March 2019

Speakeasy’s Mardi Gras Bash

March 2, 2019 at 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM

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.

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“Becoming Leslie” Celebratory Parade

March 13, 2019 at 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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.

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HONK!TX

March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Free

HONK!TX festival of community street bands!

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April 2019

Cherrywood Coffeehouse 10th Anniversay

April 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$10

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…

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Tour de Broccoli

April 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free

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,…

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May 2019

Jazz in the Park Austin

May 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

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

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August 2019

Sidewalk Parade and Swim

August 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

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.

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Summer Music and Swimming: Part 2!

August 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

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.

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October 2019

Blowcomotion Weekly Community Music Workshops

October 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM - September 29, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723  United States
by donation

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,…

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Moonlight Tower Sidewalk Parade

October 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Free

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.

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Block House Creek Lantern Parade

October 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Viva La Vida Parade and Festival

October 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free

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.

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Halloween in Hyde Park

October 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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November 2019

Minor Mishap with JuJuBees Swing Combo

November 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
$5
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Autumn Sidewalk Second Line

November 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Canopy, 619 Springdale Rd
Austin, TX United States
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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.

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December 2019

Private Party

December 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

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Winter Solstice Lantern Parade Part 1

December 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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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…

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Winter Solstice Lantern Parade Part Deux

December 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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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…

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January 2020

New Year’s Day Parade

January 1 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Doug Sahm Hill, Doug Sahm Hill Path
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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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.

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HONK! PROM! 2020: HONK!TX Fundraiser Show

January 11 at 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
The North Door, 502 Brushy St.
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$10

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…

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Brass Band Blowout at Music Box Village (New Orleans)

January 31 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Music Box Village (New Orleans), 4557 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70117 United States
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$10
Music Box Village, New Orleans

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,…

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HiHo Lounge (New Orleans)

January 31 at 10:00 PM - February 1 at 2:00 AM
Hi-Ho Lounge (New Orleans), 2239 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117 United States
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$10
Hi-Ho Lounge, New Orleans

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…

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February 2020

Chewbacchus Parade (New Orleans)

February 1 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
New Orleans, LA New Orleans, LA United States

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”

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Minor Mishap & HueRTa CuLTuRe At Independence Brewing

February 21 at 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Independence Brewing, 3913 Todd Ln #607
Austin, TX 78744 United States
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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

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8th Annual San Marcos Mardi Gras Parade

February 22 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

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Private Party

February 25 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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A Pig Pageant 2020

February 29 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rebel Cheese, 2200 Aldrich St. Suite 120
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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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…

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April 2020

Postponed: HONK!TX Festival of Community Street Bands

April 3 - April 5
FREE

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…

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CANCELLED: Music on the Square (San Marcos)

April 16 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FREE

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 

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June 2020

CANCELLED: Festival des Fanfares de Montpellier (Montpellier, France)

June 12 - June 14

Festival des Fanfares de Montpellier has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Montpellier, France http://festivalfanfare.free.fr/

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August 2020

CANCELLED – Liberty Hill Whimsy & Wonder Art Festival

August 1 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
FREE

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…

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