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Chicago Brass Band - Environmental Encroachment
Environmental Encroachment (EE) uses a mobile brass band, costumes, performance art and theatrics to create unique entertainment environments for any event.

Upcoming Events: (updated Feb. 18, 2017)
EE's tribute page to Sache Laurel Garrett

Friday, February 24, 2017
Juanna Rumbel Cup presented by Windy City Rollers
Roller Derby at UIC Pavillion~!

Environmental Encroachment will be the entertainment for this exciting roller derby tournament. Come check out the action!

UIC Pavillion: 525 South Racine, Chicago

"Are you ready to watch our four home teams take the track for one epic tournament? The Windy City Rollers' annual Juanna Rumbel Cup returns to the UIC Pavilion for a night of hard hits and fast footwork. We're so excited to be welcoming back some amazing veterans (Hoosier Mama, Athena DeCrime, Varla Vendetta, Bork Bork Bork, Jan Trainor, Ruth Enasia and Ying O'Fire) and introducing some exciting rookies. The tournament includes four 30-minute bouts that end with a battle for the Juanna Rumbel Cup. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the first bout starts at 7 p.m. This will be the only chance to see the home teams this season, so don't miss out! Buy your tickets today! Children under 8 are free."

Facebook Event Link and Tickets:

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Chicago's Madcap Shopping Cart Pageant and Race for Charity.

EE plays at the LAUNCH at 1900 West Hubbard at Noon.
This is the best time to be there.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1755350231450678/

March 30-April 2, 2017

An annual trek to HONK Texas in the wonderfully musical city of Austin.

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Stations of the Carrot
an EE Musical Theater Production

Our third production after two years off of this Epic.
Location and details TBA.

June 1-4
HONK West Festival - 10th Anniversary
EE's 10th trip to Seattle, and an epic tour to follow.

June 5-12
West Coast Tour
*Seattle, WA | June 1-4
*Arcata, CA | TBA
*Eugene, OR | TBA
*Portland, OR | TBA
*City To Be Announced, maybe Bend, OR?

September 29 - October 1, 2017
The "11e Concours International de Fanfare" (11th International Brass Band Contest)
EE's first trip to Europe: Marseille and Paris and TBA

This festival is being 'curated' by last year's festival winners, Le Pompier Pony Club, from Marseille.

Tour will include Paris and other shows? TBA
France mini-Tour
*Marseille | September 29 - October 1
*Paris | TBA


Link to Downloads thru Band Camp
Link to physical disc purchases thru CDBaby

NEW - Four Original EE Songs on our EP.
Check it out on bandcamp. 99 cents a song.
Support Don Rupert.


'Recording of Bunny XII' by Blake B. + Alyce H (YouTube)
A fun video! from our sessions at Wall to Wall Recording.

"Ya'll are Funky!" Bootsy Collins
"I know they have a great version of Amazing Grace" Joan Baez
"EE, veterans of street action and indomitable spirits" Mark Messing
"You make me want to dance with my six year-old." Alex
"Inimitable." Hungry March Band
"EE has a storied NYC underground history
" geminiandscorpio.com


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