HONK! Festival comes to Jamaica Plain: Hyde Square Task Force youth leaders to perform with New Orleans Brass Band

Hyde Square Task Force youth leaders perform with professional brass band on the steps of the Blessed Sacrament Church during the 2013 HONK! Festival

Hyde Square Task Force

Hyde Square Task Force youth leaders perform with professional brass band on the steps of the Blessed Sacrament Church during the 2013 HONK! Festival

As a part of the HONK! Festival, Hyde Square Task Force will host New Creations, a brass band from New Orleans, on Friday, October 10th at 4:30pm for a free concert on the steps of the Blessed Sacrament Church (361 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain).

Direct from New Orleans, the New Creations are one of the Crescent City’s new breed of brass street bands with an eclectic mix of funk, jazz, and pop. Youth leaders from Hyde Square Task Force’s Musicians in Community program will also perform with the band during the free concert.

Video of New Creations performing in New Orleans: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxW7u8GZ2U4

About HONK! Festival:

More information about HONK! can be found on their website: http://honkfest.org/

About Hyde Square Task Force:

The mission of Hyde Square Task Force is to develop the skills of youth and their families so they are empowered to enhance their own lives and build a strong and vibrant urban community. Last year, HSTF served 1,200 young people through its leadership development, college and career exploration and preparation, arts and cultural enrichment, school-based partnerships, and youth-led community-building initiatives.

www.HydeSquare.org