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The HONK! Festival: Making A Ruckus Around Town07:03
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A band performing at the HONK! festival. (Allison Mowrer/HONK)
A band performing at the HONK! festival. (Allison Mowrer/HONK)

You might want to grab a pair of ear plugs if you're planning on walking around Boston this weekend. Thanks to the fifth annual HONK! Festival, live street bands will be making quite a ruckus.

The HONK! festival celebrates street bands, especially ones composed of social activists, and it will host more than 350 musicians from around the world. We'll talk with a member of one of the bands scheduled to perform, Michael May, as well as with Geoff Edgers, an arts reporter for the Boston Globe.

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This program aired on October 7, 2010.

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