Holyoke Road Race 3-21-15

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We’ll be playing for the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Road Race on Saturday, March 21.

You can find us at the corner of Homestead and Westfield Roads, about mid-way in the course. We’ll start about 1:00pm, playing for the crowd that awaits the runners. Then we play to cheer the runners along. For more about the event, visit the official Holyoke St. Patrick’s Road Race website.  It is the 40th year of this race.

Rehearsals this month

We rehearse on Sundays 12:30-2:30pm. All rehearsals are open to prospective members.

The winter location is usually at the Pathways Common House (1 Mountain Laurel Path, Florence).  Please park on the right hand side of the street (as you enter) and not take up parking spaces.

March 1, March 8, March 15, and March 22 are confirmed for the Common House.

For March 29, we’ll select another location.

Rehearsals February 8, 15, and 22

We rehearse on Sundays 12:30-2:30pm. In February the location is the Pathways Common House (1 Mountain Laurel Path, Florence). All rehearsals are open to prospective members. Please park on the right hand side of the street (as you enter) and not take up parking spaces.

Mardi Gras Brass Bonanza at Black Eyed Sally’s, January 31st

logoThe Expandable Brass Band will join the Hartford Hot Several on January 31st, 9pm at Black Eyed Sally’s in Hartford.

Rehearsal 1/11/2015

12:30-2:30pm rehearsal at The Hilltown Charter School in Eastampton, 1 Industrial Parkway, off of O’Neil St.. The school is across from A to Z storage. All rehearsals are open to prospective members.

Rehearsal 1/18/2015

The next rehearsal will be on 1/18/2015 from 12:30-2:30pm. The location is in the garage at 41 Crosspath Rd. in Northampton.

First Night Northampton

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The Center for the Arts invites you to the 30th anniversary celebration of First Night Northampton. On Wednesday, December 31st, we plan to welcome enthusiastic crowds to the venues and streets of downtown for hours of entertainment.

The Expandable Brass Band will be performing after the circus at 1:30pm in the theater and then in the street at the Academy of Music.

11th Annual Hot Chocolate Run

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The Hot Chocolate Run is a community celebration of Safe Passage, the Hampshire County organization addressing domestic violence. The Hot Chocolate Run has grown dramatically since its first year in 2004. This year, we expect 5,500 participants in our 5K run and 2.5K walk. Every runner and walker will enjoy a mug of homemade hot chocolate at the finish line! Participants join us year after year for a fun and festive start to the holiday season.

Start Time
Sunday, December 7, 2014
3K Walk: 9:00 am
5K Fun Run: 9:20 am
5K Race: 10:00 am

The start line is at the intersection of Crafts Ave. and Hampton Ave, in Downtown Northampton, behind the Northampton Brewery.

11/30/2014 Rehearsal

12:30-2:30pm rehearsal at The Flywheel, 43 Main St. in the Old Town Hall building located just off the rotary in downtown Easthampton. All rehearsals are open to prospective members.

Florence Rag Shag Parade

The annual Rag Shag Parade will be stepping off from Trinity Row Park on the corner of Main & South Main St. at 6:00. RT 9 (Main St) Will be closed at this time for the parade to March to the Florence Civic & Business Center where Kids can pick up a goody bag and costume judging will take place. Gathering at Trinity Row will start around 5pm