6th Annual HONK! Festival

The sousaphone, a quintessential marching band instrument, was out in full force at HONK! Here, the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) plays in Statue Park in Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival The sousaphone, a quintessential marching band instrument, was out in full force at HONK! Here, the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) plays in Statue Park in Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
A trumpet player from the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) plays in Statue Park, right in the heart of Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival A trumpet player from the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) plays in Statue Park, right in the heart of Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
Many HONK! performers encouraged kids to join in, and some even featured young performers. Here, a member of the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) invites a young audience member to give the drum a try. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival Many HONK! performers encouraged kids to join in, and some even featured young performers. Here, a member of the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) invites a young audience member to give the drum a try. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
Members of the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) continue to play as they leave Statue Park to make way for the next act, Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival Members of the Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) continue to play as they leave Statue Park to make way for the next act, Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
Somerville's own Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band plays in Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival Somerville's own Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band plays in Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
The Carnival Band came all the way in from Vancouver for their third HONK! experience. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival The Carnival Band came all the way in from Vancouver for their third HONK! experience. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
HONK! is marked not just by the noise of thousands of horns but also by the bright colors and crazy costumes. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival HONK! is marked not just by the noise of thousands of horns but also by the bright colors and crazy costumes. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
Smiles all around as children pop giant bubbles during The Carnival Band's set in 7 Hills Park in Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK Festival Smiles all around as children pop giant bubbles during The Carnival Band's set in 7 Hills Park in Davis Square. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
A young audience member gets up close and personal with Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival A young audience member gets up close and personal with Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band. (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
A future HONK!er? (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
6th Annual HONK! Festival A future HONK!er? (Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal)

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