What Cheer? Brigade

What Cheer? Brigade

Landowner

Sat · April 21, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$10 advance - $15 day of show

Tickets at the Door

The What Cheer? Brigade is a 20-piece brass band from Providence, RI, USA. They prove that great parties need no electricity. Since 2005, the band has been as likely to appear at community benefits as at all-night parties, playing bars, clubs, streets, libraries, cemeteries, weddings, bus stops, and playgrounds.

What Cheer? Brigade
What Cheer? Brigade
The What Cheer? Brigade is a 20-piece brass band from Providence, RI, USA. We prove that great parties need no electricity.

Since 2005, the band has been as likely to appear at community benefits as at all-night parties, playing bars, clubs, streets, libraries, cemeteries, weddings, bus stops, and playgrounds. In 2010, we joined Anchor Brain Records to re-release our second CD, We Blow, You Suck and Classy: Live in Pawtucket in 2011.

We’ve played with Blondie, Dan Deacon, Man Man, Japanther, Dengue Fever, Okkervil River, Lightning Bolt, Ninjasonik, Mika Miko, Wolf Parade, Matt and Kim, Slavic Soul Party, Javelin, Sage Francis, and Chain and the Gang. We’ve appeared at Lollapalooza, The Newport Folk Festival, Aarhus Festuge (Denmark), Sziget (Hungary), and Guca (Serbia), offering mobile moments of intense revelry.

“Thrillingly competent, with undimmable energy…an explosion of good cheer.”
-The New York Times

“They never actually took a stage, but Providence, RI’s What Cheer? dominated the Newport Folk Fest like a headliner.”
-SPIN

Awards:
• Audience Favorite – 2015 Haizetara Street Music International Contest (Basque Country)
• Best in Festival – 2010 Haizetara Street Music International Contest (Basque Country)
• Best Category-Defying Act – 2010 Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll
• Best New Band (Rhode Island) – 2010 Boston Phoenix 50 Bands, 50 States
• Best of Rhode Island – Rhode Island Monthly 2007 Awards
Landowner
Landowner is a band from Western Massachusetts who plays minimalist punk and weak hardcore.
Venue Information:
Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center
289 Main St
Greenfield, MA, 01301
https://www.hawksandreed.com/