Memorial Celebration of the Life of Juanita Nelson, May 30th

Saturday, May 30th Memorial Celebration of the Life of Juanita Nelson
(August 17, 1923 – March 9, 2015). Join the Expandable Brass Band in a procession starting at the Farmer’s Market in Greenfield. The procession will start shortly after 12:30.

Rehearsal May 31st

May 31st from 12:30-2:30 we will be rehearsing at Maines Field in Florence, MA. Rehearsals are open to the public and potential band members.

Taste of Amherst, Saturday June 20th

We will be playing for Taste of Amherst from 2:30-3:30 on Saturday June 20th.

Solid Sound, Friday June 26th, 2015

We will be playing from 5:30-8:00pm for Solid Sound, Wilco’s Music and Arts Festival at Mass Moca.

Wild Goose Chase, May 17th 2015

Performing for the Whole Children Wild Goose Chase at 11pm in Look Park, Florence, MA.

NOHO Pride, May 2, 2015 12pm-5pm

NOHO Pride

34th Annual LGBT Parade and Pride event May 2, 2015 12pm-5pm Rain or Shine, County Fairgrounds, Northampton, MA

April schedule

On Sunday April 26 we’ll be playing for the Daffodil Fun Run for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County.

We’ll be rehearsing on the other Sundays in April, at our usual time: 12:30-2:30pm.

  • April 5  at the Common House, Pathways Co-Housing, 1 Mountain Laurel Place, Florence, MA.
  • April 12,  Common House, Pathways Co-Housing, 1 Mountain Laurel Place, Florence, MA.
  • April 19, at 41 Cross Path Rd, Northampton. (Deirdre is hosting this one. Now that the weather has warmed up, she says,  “We can play on the front porch and march up and down the driveway if we want to practice our parade playing skills. We will have an audience across the street of chickens and  El Pacas.”)

No more rehearsals ’til May 10, because we have gigs the next 2 weekends. See below.  Future rehearsals (May 10- ) will be at Maines Field, Florence — outdoors in good weather, or under the roof there if raining.

Daffodil Fun Run, April 26th, 2015

We will play for the Daffodil Fun Run from 10am-noon on Sunday, April 26th.

March 29 rehearsal at Flywheel

On March 29 we will rehearse at Flywheel, 43 Main St, Easthampton, MA.  12:30-2:30pm

All our rehearsals are open to prospective members.  Come any Sunday 12:30-2:30pm.

Check postings on this website to learn the location of the upcoming rehearsals.  In summer we tend to be outdoors at Maine’s Field in Florence, MA.  In winter we often rehearse in the Common House, Pathways Co-Housing, 1 Mountain Laurel Place, Florence. Sometimes we’re at Flywheel in Easthampton, or at other locations.


Holyoke Road Race 3-21-15


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.