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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 October 20, 2016)

Saturday, October 22
Chicago's Halloween Gathering MORNING Riverwalk March

EE will be marching along the Riverwalk starting at 11 AM to about 2 PM.

Saturday, October 22
Chicago's Halloween Gathering

Spectacle Parade 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. along Columbus Dr. from Balbo St. to Monroe St.

Free and open to the public.

Link: http://www.chicagoculturalmile.org/event/the-halloween-gathering-festival-parade/

and please come to our After-Party.....

halloween chicago gathering after-party lost arts chicago eeSaturday, October 22
Chicago's Halloween Gathering AFTER-PARTY

Environmental Encroachment will join
Jefferson Street Parade Band from Bloomington, Indiana,

A fun party, after The Gathering Parade at:
Lost Arts Chicago
909 West Bliss Street (Goose Island)

RSVP for the Free After-party , Saturday night, Oct 22nd,
"When the Halloween Gathering Parade ends, the festivities will continue at Lost Arts' 25,000 square foot creative space.

Hear the music of Environmental Encroachment and the Jefferson Street Parade Band. Imbibe Virtue Cider as well as beer from Pipeworks and Goose Island. Experience carnival with the Brazilian Cultural Center of Chicago, Bateria Quilombola and Evanston Escola de Samba, Dill Costa Dance Group, and Patty Peixe Arts. Get lost in games, interactive projection art, and more courtesy of the Lost Arts community.

RSVP is required to attend. Head over to Eventbrite to secure your spot: https://halloweengatheringafterparty.eventbrite.com/

Costumes are highly encouraged. Get weird."

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Coming December 2-4th
EE's Nut Krampus

Environmental Encroachment is putting together a unique musical theatrical production for 2 nights and one Sunday Children's Matinee. Friday's production will be at Subterranean in Wicker Park. Saturday night's production will be at Lost Arts Chicago. Sunday's C


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NEW - Four Original EE Songs on our EP.
Check it out on bandcamp. 99 cents a song.
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'Recording of Bunny XII' by Blake B. + Alyce H (YouTube)
A fun video! from our sessions at Wall to Wall Recording.

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