What Cheer? Brigade

What Cheer Brigade — Burnside Park

(8.8) Providence’s internationally famous marching band the What Cheer? Brigade takes over Burnside Park and gets everyone moving. How to describe the What Cheer! Brigade? In their words: The What Cheer? Brigade is a 19-piece brass band from Providence, RI. Very loud. You’ll dance. You will dance. Music starts at 5:30pm. Special opening performance by …

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What Cheer Brigade — Burnside Music Series

(8.16) Head downtown Thursday for a fun and free summer concert with the What Cheer! Brigade and Bellerophon. Providence’s internationally famous marching band What Cheer? Brigade takes over the park and gets everyone moving. Local electronic music aficionado Mauricio Ossa and Bellerophon bandmates perform an opening set, layering drum machines, sweeping synthesizers and live guitar …

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Pronk! At India Point/Wickenden

(10.13) Pronk! the Providence Honk Festival comes to Fox Point Monday, October 13th. Events kick off with a free concert in India Point Park featuring visiting bands from around the country as well as local favorites What Cheer? Brigade, Kickin’ Brass, and the Extraordinary Rendition Band. Providence Monthly describes it perfectly. In a rather simple …

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Free Rink Show — Low Anthem, Ravi Shavi

(9.19) End of summer bash with live music Friday evening at the skating rink downtown. The Columbus Cooperative and the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism present Low Anthem, Ravi Shavi, and the What Cheer Brigade. (Facebook page.) Also Trinity Beer Garden, Tricycle Ice Cream, Julian’s smoker food truck. Free, doors 6pm, …

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What Cheer? Brigade At Burnside

(8.14) A cleansing downpour won’t do Burnside Park one bit of harm, and the weather is supposed to be sunny and dry for Thursday’s Burnside Music Show featuring the What Cheer? Brigade. (FB) Prepare to move around. Every Thursday this summer, Burnside Park will be transformed into your favorite restaurant, your family outing, your afternoon …

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What Cheer? Brigade And Cable Car Team Up

(6.13) And it’s a full moon. The Cable Car Cinema host the premiere of the documentary “Brasslands” in conjunction with What Cheer? Brigade‘s 9th birthday bash.  Following the screening the WCB will march from the Cable Car to Aurora on Westminster Street. A tiny Serbian village explodes with brass cacophony and riotous celebration as more …

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Interview: Newport Folk Festival’s Brown Bird

If it’s August, it’s time for the annual Newport Folk Festival, which draws 10,000 attendees and scores of musicians, staff and volunteers to modestly-sized Fort Adams State Park to enjoy legendary acts whose styles often soar beyond “folk” and occasionally even beyond definition. For the first time in NFF’s 52-year history, both days of the …

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‘Poster Of The Week’ For What Cheer? Brigade

We love the What Cheer? Brigade and we love love love this poster. Brigade member Dan Schleifer was asked about the artists. The poster was made by the team of Katrina, Julia Moses, Olivia Horvath, Alison Nitkiewicz and Jef Greene. Nice work. I keep picking out new bits from the detritus and thingamabobs scattered across …

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Lightning Bolt At The 201

Head down to the 201 for a special benefit for Nicole Reinert, featuring Lightning Bolt, the What Cheer?Brigade, Red Dons, and Peter Glantz and the Imaginary Company. Great line-up and if you’ve never seen LB this is a nice intimate venue for your first time. . . should get pretty ripe. This is a Bolt’s-eye …

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Fundraiser Tonight — Low Anthem, High Times

As readers of the Dose know, the band has had a huge year, but humble sorts as they are, The Low Anthem has kindly accepted an invitation to join us at Nick-a-Nee’s tonight, and will be playing along with the What Cheer? Brigade and the ‘Mericans. And, if last year’s event is any indication, expect …

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