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Saturday May 5th 2018

10:00 AM until 10:00 PM

5th Annual Pittonkatonk May Day Brass Picnic

all day outdoor brass band party
Pandemic series Festival
Vietnam Vets Pavillion Pittsburgh
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MAY 5th

18 Bands!
Potluck! Family friendly! All Ages!

Wanna volunteer? Email us at pittonkatonk(at)gmail dot com subject line :Volunteer

About Pittonkatonk
Pittonkatonk is a grassroots, volunteer-run social and environmental justice organization that promotes creativity and critical thought by way of music making and participatory events in and around the Pittsburgh Area. Pittonkatonk established itself as a free community event in 2014 by inviting local and national community brass bands, street performers, and activists to convene in a May Day celebration. The annual Brass BBQ held the first saturday of May encourages participants to engage in making the event happen through bringing shared food dishes (POTLUCK), volunteering to run the event, hosting traveling musicians, promoting the event, and performance.

Performers (subject to change)
What Cheer Brigade (Providence)
Detroit Party Marching Band (Detroit)
Afro Yaqui Music Collective (Pgh)
Kaleta and Super Yamba Band (West Africa/NYC)***
Mdou Moctar (Niger)***
Gaiteros De Sanguashington (Washington DC)***
1Hood (Pittsburgh)*
Coro Latinoamericano (Pittsburgh)***
Esso Afrojam Funkbeat (Chicago)***
Timbeleza (pgh)
Bitch Thunder (Toledo, OH)
Col Eagleburger (PGH)
May Day Marching Band (Pgh)
Rumbon de la Calle (Pgh)*
Sto-Rox Drum Line
Big Blitz (Pittsburgh PA)*
Bombici (Pittsburgh, PA)*
Drumlines and Hard Rhymes (Pittsburgh, PA)

***Plus Community Resource Tent***
featuring activities and information on local non-profit organizations sponsored by New Sun Rising. Featuring:
New Sun Rising
Prototype PGH
Allegheny Watershed Alliance
Fair Districts PA - Allegheny County
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation
LACU - Latin American Cultural Union
Thomas Merton Center
1Hood Media
One Pennsylvania
AIR: Artists Image Resource

We would also like to thank:

PinUp Poster Couriers LLC
CommonWealth Press
GI Haul
Dogfish Brewing
Round Corner Cantina
Workshop Pittsburgh
Mo Cakes

Added by Geoffrey Maddock

Related Entities: Pandemic Vietnam Vets Pavillion

Tags: Brass Bands Outdoors

5th Annual Pittonkatonk May Day Brass Picnic