13th February – Private Party, Building Opening, Southwark, London.
20th December – Doomed Gallery, Perhaps Contraption’s Christmas Party, Dalston, London
6th and 7th December – Festival of Lights, Huddersfield, various street shows
23rd November – HMS Sweet Charity Philippines Disaster Fundraiser, Strange Warehouse, Shoreditch, London
4th November – Amanda Palmer “theatre is evil” tour, Kesselhaus, Berlin
with Jherek Bischoff and Die Roten Punkte
3rd November – Monarch Bar, Berlin
with Jherek Bischoff and Amanda Palmer
2nd November – Amanda Palmer “theatre is evil” tour, Botanique, Brussels
with Jherek Bischoff and Die Roten Punkte
26th October – White Mischief, Scala, London
with Amanda Palmer as our surprise guest
24th October – Expanded Eye Private View, Arches Gallery, Hoxton, London
19th October – USA Tour – Empire Drive-In, New York Halls of Science, Queens. Live original score to we parade and create a live film score to Benh Zeitlin’s “Egg”
curated by Jeff Stark and Todd Chandler. with Guy Picciotto (Fugazi) Jim White (Dirty Three) and the Hairy Eyeball String Ticklers.
18th October – USA tour, Honk! NYC closing party, Gowanus Ballroom, 55 9th St, New York
with Os Siderais, Hungry March Band, Environmental Encroachment, Djarara, PitchBlak Brass Band, Veveritse Brass Band.
18th October – USA Tour, Honk NYC! Subway Party – from Coney Island to Gowanus
18th October – USA Tour, Honk! NYC, Coney Island Freak Bar
with Environmental Encroachment and Os Siderais
18th October – USA Tour, Honk! NYC – PS 10 Elementary School, Brooklyn, NYC
flashmob parades and workshops
with 900 school children
17th October – USA Tour – Manderley Bar, McKittrick Hotel (Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More) 532 W 27th Street, NYC
16th October – USA Tour, Honk! NYC Annual Cavalcade of Pomp, Tompkins Square Park, East Village NYC, ending at a lecture about the history of radical marching bands at the legendary C Squat
with Rude Mechanical Orchestra and Minor Mishap Marching Band.
15th October – USA Tour, Honk! NYC opening party, Littlefield, Brooklyn NYC
with Minor Mishap Marching Band, Frank London’s Klezmer Bhangra with deep Singh and Sharabi.
14th October – USA Tour, Pronk! Providence, Rhode Island, Parade and show at The Hot Club
with What Cheer? Brigade and many others!!
13th October – USA Tour, Honk! Somerville, MA – Grand Parade from Davis Square to Harvard Square (2 miles!) “reclaim the streets for horns, bikes and feet” and various Oktoberfest performances around Harvard Square.
12th October – USA Tour, Honk! Somerville, MA, Various shows around 7 Hills Park and Davis Square
with What Cheer? Bridgade, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, Detroit Party Marching Band, Minor Mishap Marching Band, Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band, Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Os Siderais, Young Fellaz Brass Band, Forward! Marching Band, Extraordinary Rendition Band, Dirty Water Brass Band and Dja-rara.
11th October – USA Tour, Honk! Somerville MA, Johnny D’s
with Os Siderais and Young Fellaz
Friday 4th October – Twisted Gypsy at The Magic Garden, Battersea, London.
28th and 29th September – Kings Cross Journeys Festival, Kings Cross, London.
21st September – Stranger than Paradise, The Bussey Building, Peckham
with the Carny Villains
16th September – Proud Camden, London
with Beau Bow Belles
8th September – Birmingham 4 Squares Festival, Various flashmob shows around the city centre.
3rd September – Floripa, Shoreditch, London
24th August – Field Trip Day, Arnold Circus Bandstand and Lime Wharf, London.
17th – 18th August – Just So Festival, Cheshire. 3 performances.
3rd August – Private Garden Party, Greater London
4th August – Standon Calling – Autumn Shift Stage
25th – 28th July – The Secret Garden Party. Various performaces: opening parade and Veto’s funeral parade (with our 16 piece Megatraption), Artful Badger Stage for the One Taste Cabaret and the Oddball Dancehall
23rd July – Woodburner, Dalston Curve Garden, London
19th July – Latitude Festival. Music and Film tent.
15th July – Bristol 02 Academy, supporting Amanda Palmer
13th July – Village Green Festival, Southend on Sea
12th July – The Roundhouse, London, supporting Amanda Palmer
6th July – Wrotham Park, Private Party
26th – 30th June – Glastonbury Festival. Various performances: Bandstand, Shangri La, HMS Sweet Charity, The Piano Bar (The Hole), The Lizard Stage.
23rd June – Wyndstock, King’s Lynn
22nd June – Northern Aldborough Festival, York
15th June – Belle Epoque Dark Circus Party, Bloomsbury Ballrooms, London
June 2nd – Perambulations Interactive Video Launch Party, Doomed Gallery, Dalston
June 1st – Premises Studios Party, London
4th May – Bespoke Wedding Arrangements, Hastings.
16th March 2013 – Bucks Live – High Wycombe
16th February – Torture Garden “LOVE HURTS” Ball, Coronet, London
25th January – The Half Moon, Putney supporting Pigbag
Cousin / Grandma Single Launch (& Squier’s Birthday)
The Servant Jazz Quarters, London – 11th February with Goodbye Leopold and 6 pieces
The Goodship, Kilburn, London – 16th February
with Beaubow Belles
Love is a Battlefield, Designers Block, 32 Cremer St. London – 18th February
with The Bobby Mcgees
The Animal Party, Old Vic Tunnels, London – 9th and 10th March
The Buffalo Bar, London – 16th March
with Tankus the Henge
White Mischief, Scala, London – 21st April
with Tankus the Henge and Sunday Driver
Wedding Procession, Camden, London – 5th May
Torture Garden Birthday Ball, Coronet, London – 5th May
The Other Art Fair Private View, Great Portland St. London – 10th May
The Groucho Club, Soho, London – 19th May
Spring Jig, Saint John’s Church, Hackney – 26th May
with Keston Cobblers Club and Cut a Shine
Village Underground, Brothers & Sisters Party, London – 30th May
with Tiny Wallops
The Enlightenment Cafe, Old Vic Tunnels, London – 1st and 2nd June
Holloway Arts Festival, London – 2nd June
with Hackney Colliery Band and Trio Manouche
The Bracket’s Mother’s Garden Party, Essex – 3rd June
Pangaea Festival, Manchester – 7th June
with United Vibrations
Artistii in Piazzi International Street Art Festival, Pennabilli, Italy – 8th – 10th June
with Molotov Jukebox
The Animal Party, Electrowerks, London – 15th June
Winterwell Festival, The Sizzle Suite, Cirencester – 30th June
Durham International Brass Festival – 7th – 14th July
25 performances and workshops
The Secret Garden Party, Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire – 19th – 22nd July
The premiere our 14 piece Megatraption. Shows included the lighting of the fires opening parade and 10th birthday parade, the bandstand, Oddball Dancehall, Badger Badger Woods and a collaboration with One Taste Cabaret.
London 2012, Olympic Park, Stratford, London – 3rd, 4th and 7th August
Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Park, Oxford – 10th August
A sunset parade and midnight set with Rumpus Party, The Turbans.
A Lovely Wedding in Wales – 18th August
London Paralympics Games Olympics Park, Startford, London – 3rd – 6th September
Vogue Fashion Night Out London, 6th September
Bestival Isle of Wight – 8th and 9th September
The Alfresco Stage and Club Dada with What Cheer? Bridgade, Brassroots & Fanfare en Petard.
Big Day Out Festival Bracknell – 16th September
with Fanfare en Petard and Sam Lee.
Playgroup Festival Kent – 22nd September
Da Vinci’s Demons Production Party London – 4th October
Listening Bones Album Launch Passing Clouds, London – 3rd November
with The Great Malarkey & Spanner Jazz Punks
Camden Lock Tavern – 8th November
One Taste Cabaret – The Bedford, Ballam. 11th November
The Animal Party, Islington Metal Works – 23rd November
London Remixed Festival, Rich Mix, London – 24th November
The Ritzy – Brixton – 14th December
Outdoor Parade, Kings Cross, London – 19th December