Burning Man Marching Band?

SuzDookey
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Burning Man Marching Band?

Postby SuzDookey » Fri Dec 26, 2008 10:54 pm

hey y'all! my name is suz and i am a transplanted austin texan living in pasadena ca-- and most importantly, i am a going-on 3rd year burner baby.

I played trombone in college and am DYING to be a part of any burning man marching bands that are out there.

can anyone tell me/link me to any info on any already formed BMMBs (burning man marching band) or if anyone is interested in forming a BMMB? any info would be greatly appreciated.

i got to see a gigantic BMMB play at like 3 am last year in central camp and it really jazzed my wazz! if y'all know anything about that, giver me a holler. please.

thanks everyone, and let the magical unicorn god rain glitter and sparkles down upon you!
i love you. you are not alone here.

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Postby gaminwench » Fri Dec 26, 2008 11:15 pm

the two Marching Bands I know of are March Forth and the Burning Band...

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Postby lonestoner916 » Sat Dec 27, 2008 12:06 am

Burning Band is exactly what you're looking for.

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marching band

Postby pants » Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:19 pm

check out environmental encroachment. they're based out of chicago & are a raucous, fun-loving group of musicians. i know they're on myspace. see you out on the playa!

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Burning Band

Postby prophet » Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:53 am

If I recall correctly (it's possible!) there was a notice in a Jackrabbit Speaks last summer soliciting musicians for the Burning Band. Check it out!
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Re: Burning Man Marching Band?

Postby matisse » Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:13 pm

SuzDookey wrote:I played trombone in college and am DYING to be a part of any burning man marching bands that are out there.

can anyone tell me/link me to any info on any already formed BMMBs (burning man marching band)


Well, you certainly should learn about the Extra Action Marching Band.

The used to come to the playa every year, and built the famous Contessa: Image

I don't know if they plan to come back, but they are super fucking excellent.

In fact, they are performing in San Francisco on Fat Tuesday (Feb 24th) and i hope to go see them.

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You Too Can Burn The Man!
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Extra Action Marching Band

Postby matisse » Wed Feb 25, 2009 7:07 pm

Some photos from last night's Mardi Gras Ball:
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Re: Burning Man Marching Band?

Postby SINdy » Sun May 10, 2009 5:25 pm

Suz and all interested - the 2009 Burning Band is alive and well, and uniforms await you. For detailed description and welcome, please contact SINdy at flossyrabbit at earthlink dot net
Thanks ! We need you !

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This parade seeks a Marching & Burning Band!

Postby stormfeather » Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:59 pm

All noisy, marching evolving creatures wanted!
Greetings from Portlandia (Portland, Oregon)

Thank you to all of the members of the Burning Band who attended our Burning Sam Parade at 5:30 and Corsair last year!
It was great fun raiding center camp and the radio station with you!

Well, we are planning on doing it again!
This time "the Intergalatic Species Parade" will be happening Wednesday. 5 pm: greet and garb, 6 pm MARCH!

We'd love to have you join us... We will be leaving from Camp Sietch Grabrear, home of Shai-Hulud the Sandworm mutant vehicle.

See our website for more info: http://sandworm.tikimojo.com.
Of course we do not know where we will be placed yet, but we have asked for close in, radial street frontage.

If I hear from you soon, I will include a promo for you in our PSA for BMIR Radio to be produced by my buddies at Portland's KBOO community radio.

We'll be keeping the beer cold!

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Burning Sam Parade 2008
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6:00 and Fossil 2009
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