The planning begins for Wollongong’s favourite street music festival: HONK!Oz.
There’ll be Samba, New Orleans, Funk, Balkan Brass and much more.
On the 11-13th January next year, community musicians from Perth, Melbourne and Sydney will converge on Wollongong, joining local bands in a fun energetic outdoor music spectacle. And the parade is FREE!
Pictured above are the amazing Junkadelic Brass Band from Perth (special guests for HONK!Oz)
FREE PERFORMANCES – SAVE THE DATE
Thursday January 11 – Pre-Festival Event
Crown Street Markets, Wollongong Mall Stage from 6pm
Friday January 12th – Pre-Festival Event
The Servo Port Kembla from 6pm
Saturday January 13th – HONK! Oz Street Music Festival.
Wollongong Town Hall Forecourt and Arts Precinct.
With the Grand Street Parade from 12.30pm, then local and interstate bands perform in and around the Arts Precinct until 10pm.
Kids HONK! WORKSHOPS
Presented by Wollongong Conservatorium of Music School Program, Kids HONK! is suitable for school band musicians (from year 3 and up). Students learn several tunes, across the two workshops and perform together as part of the HONK! Oz Street Music Festival. Special Guests for 2024 will be the amazing Junkadelic Brass Band from Perth.
Want your kids to be involved? Registrations for the workshops open soon:
* Thursday Jan 11th 10am-12pm: Kids Honk Workshop 1 (WollCon Auditorium)
* Friday Jan 12th 10am-12pm : Kids Honk Workshop 2 (WollCon Auditorium)
Workshop Registration includes a Saturday (Jan 13th) PERFORMANCE in the Arts Precinct (near IPAC) – Part of the HONK!Oz grand parade!