Sunday, March 28, 2010

Remember the Olympics

Here's a little clip of the band playing on the street during the Olypmics.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Mardis Gras In Langely


On Wednesday, March 24 ten members of the band headed 50 kms out of town to play a gig

John Cl.

We played for Envision Financial a Fraser Valley credit union

Art connoisseurs

The party theme was Mardi Gras, a costume call Carnies pull off with flair.

See the rest of the images on flickr

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Another Workless Party Party


The Workless Party celebrated the first day of Spring with one of their (in)famous parties at the Japanese Hall.


The band, dressed in red and black played a stage set


After the stage set the band took the party outside

Cory with Lisa clowning above


The third annual HONK! Fest West is just around the corner

Here are a handful of photos from last year's carryings-on

Come down to Seattle to hear the Carnival Band and 23 other bands from around the U.S. play all weekend

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Saturday, March 20, 2010

DTES Procession or Luke's Amazing New Headdress

As usual Luke out-dresses the entire band

Luke's amazing headdress was handmade for him by Randy McCormick

The procession, celebrating the 2010 Paralympics on the Downtown Eastside, travelled from the Evelyne Saller Centre on Alexander to the community garden in the 100 block of East Hastings.

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Friday, March 19, 2010

Busking for HONK! Seattle

devo, John C. Eddie

Here are a handful of photos from our busking outing on the Mall.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Bright Light Procession

Jesse, James and Shannon

The Bright Light Procession followed a route through the DTES travelling about 8 blocks from point A (Dr. sun Yat Sen Garden) back to point A


Right up until the last minute the weather was very wet but the rain stopped for the most part once the procession got under way.

Tara and Luke

Most members of the Carnival Band were lit up like Christmas trees.

Additional pictures from Bright Light can be found in our

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Bright Light

Interurban Gallery, Hastings and Carrall Sts.

On Sunday, March 7 the Carnival Band joins a group of Vancouver performers in the Bright Light Procession of Performing Circles on the DTES.

A section of the newly created Carrall St. greenway

The evening procession circling several blocks in the heart of the DTES promises to be a visual treat. This project promotes local art galleries, public art and artists based in the community.

The procession sets off from Pender and Carrall Sts at 7:00 p.m.

Band members can check sausage for call time, location and costume call particulars