Hungry March Band + Gato Loco

Hungry March Band

Roaring out of Brooklyn comes the Hungry March Band, NYC's legendary street brass march band in the anarchic style that has become their trademark . Put on your dancing shoes and break out the fancy threads because they’ve got a party going on - a blazing parade of flesh, blood, steel, brass and wood. They are the music of the people! HMB musical repertoire consists of original compositions written by band members as well as scores selected from our multi-cultural world community. These songs range from New Orleans street bands, European brass traditions, Gypsy/Roma classics, wedding brass bands from India, the jazz world and the global community of NYC. The band is an ever evolving musical experiment influenced and inspired from Brooklyn’s backyard with Latin flavor, punk rock noise, hip hop beats and music of the streets.

An intense Psycho-Mambo party band, bringing fire and brass, lascivious guitars and rousing percussion, into intimate sweaty clubs and festival stages alike. Gato Loco has been bringing their unique schizoid energy from New York City around the world for years, embracing an all-encompassing sound of irreverence, rebellion, and abandon that defies place or time.

It’s comprised of an all-star group of musicians, individually having played and/or recorded with Vampire Weekend, Zola Jesus, Lauren Hill, The Violent Femmes, Dillinger Escape Plan, Wheatus, Zakir Hussain, T.S. Monk, Brazilian Girls, Slavic Soul Party, Father John Misty, to name just a few. This will be their last NYC show before they head to Europe in July.

"Perfect for the dance floor" (WNYC)
"Exotic and simultaneously urban" (Le Monde, Paris)
"Brimming with enthusiasm, like the orgasmic lovemaking between James Brown and Tito Puente." (De Volkskrant, Amsterdam)

Gato Loco’s “The Enchanted Messa” is a new interpretation of Giuseppe Verdi’s 1874 mass for the dead, the Messa de Requiem. Typically performed with a full orchestra, choir, and 4 soloists, Gato Loco has reshaped it into a realization for brass quintet (2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba), saxophone, and rhythm section (guitar, bass, drums, percussion).

Inspired by the Acoma publo in New Mexico, their rendition reades like the fast-paced glare of a lost film noir soundtracki, combining Verdi’s bombastic melodies with mambos, metal, and cartoon humor. Brimming with joy and celebration, thrillingly entertaining and expansively cinematic, Gato Loco brings their typical level of irreverent enthusiasm into Verdi’s masterpiece.



Hungry March Band - 8:00pm


Gato Loco - 9:45pm

Who’s Going

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