Mardi Gras starts early this year and HONK!TX wants to bring the Bourbon Street beats to Austin, before the bands march on to New Orleans. The show will feature Minor Mishap Marching Band and yours truly, the Dead Music Capital Band, at Spiderhouse Ballroom on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013. The Mardi Gras Hurrah is the HONK!TX 2013 Fundraiser event, with a New Orlean’s twist! So come out shake yo’ Money Maker at the HONK!TX 2013 Fundraiser this Saturday at the Spiderhouse Ballroom!
All proceeds at the Fundraiser event go toward funding HONK!TX: Austin’s Community Street Band Festival (March 22-24th, 2013) which is FREE to the public and community supported. Earn your beads on the dance floor, while the bands play bass, horns, and brass. The Spiderhouse Ballroom is located at 2906 Fruth St.
The Dead Music Capital Band is going to Mardi Gras in New Orleans! We will be kicking off a weekend of fun and excitement starting on Friday January 25th at the Krewe of Chewbacchus Pre-Party to be held at The Big Top. All ages are welcome, and there’s a discount on the cover if you come in costume!
The following day, your favorite undead band will march in the 3rd annual Chewbacchus parade, featuring the original wookie, Mr. Peter Mayhew! After the parade, you will get another chance to see and hear the Dead Music Capital Band play at the Chewbacchanal taking place in the old Habitat ReStore Warehouse. This party is guaranteed to be out of this world!
TIMES-A-TICKING…have you made your NYE dinner reservations at THE EAST SIDE SHOWROOM yet? December 31, join ESSR and the very “lively” DEAD MUSIC CAPITAL BAND for free champagne at midnight! Please call for dinner reservations 512-467-4280
No cover, champagne toast, fantastic locally sourced food, amazing cocktails, and the best undead brass band in town! Happy New Year from East Side Showroom and Dead Music Capital Band!!
That’s right, there’s a Dead Music Capital Band double feature this week, in preparation for the end of the world. Or at least, the end of the Mayan calendar… In either case, you have two last chances to come see your favorite undead marching band play before one of those things happens:
The Dead Music Capital Band will make an appearance at SantaCon 2012 this Saturday, 12/15, at the Pine Street Station (1101 E. 5th at Waller) to kick off this year’s Santa Rampage! Come out and groove to our growing list of “scarols,” such as Rudolph the Dead Nosed Reindeer or Here Comes Krampus!, that are sure to put you in the dancing mood. Afterwards, join the throngs of Santas through the streets of downtown Austin, in complete Santarchy. Don your Santa suits, and come on down this saturday night for a different kind of Christmas fun!
Are you ready to sing at the top of your lungs? Are you ready get scary? Come join the Dead Music Capital Band this Saturday, Dec. 1st, at 2pm at the Violet Crown Arts Festival (located at the triangle) for the debut of all new Christmas scarols! We will be performing classic favorites with a twist, such as Rudolph the Dead Nosed Reindeer (go on, give it a listen), in addition to some of our year-round Halloween favorites. Bring the family, friends & neighbors, pack a blanket and some lawn chairs, plan to spend the day. Enjoy great quality art from unique local artists, and live entertainment from all around Austin. Admission is free.
HONK!TX is planning their third festival of community street bands, and they need your help. They recently launched their big kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000 in one month!
The festival will take place March 22-24, 2013, and bring great music from 20+ great community street bands all over the country, all at no cost to the public. In order to make this happen, they need support from the Austin community, and marching band lovers everywhere.
Check out the kickstarter campaign, and the great video there featuring cameos by yours truly, the Dead Music Capital Band. Also, you can help spread the word by liking HONK!TX’s facebook page, or by visiting the HONK!TX website. Please reach out to anyone you know that is interested in marching bands, street bands, or the wonderful sense of community that a festival like this builds, and spread the word!
Come on out and see Austin’s finest undead marching band parading through the streets of East Austin! The Dead Music Capital Band will be joining forces with KreweDCM to lead a New Orleans style second line parade to life on Halloween night. We should be kicking off the parade around 8pm, so come see us anywhere along our parade route, or put on your dancing shoes and come join in on the fun!
On October 28th 1919, The National Prohibition Act, known informally as the Volstead Act, was enforced, so step back to the Roaring Twenties for Austin’s biggest dapper tramp’n bootleg’n party of the year! Join the Dead Music Capital Band at the Frontier Bar for secret spirits, fanciful flappers, rowdy racketeers, and gambling gangsters.
Festivities include twenties themed live music all night, gambling, bootleg’n, & more!