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Past Honk, Wail & Moan members ( even "one-nighters" ) please Contact us - we're planning a marathon reunion!

Upcoming HWM Performances:
Please stay tuned for more!
  • Saturday or Sunday, June 27 or 28, 2009 at Comfest Columbus
    We and we hope, several other Columbus groups will be performing some of the jazz and pop music of our brother Brian Casey
  • Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Dicks Den, 2417 N High St.
    17th Sun Ra Celebration
  • Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Dicks Den, Charles Mingus Birthday Bash

    Notable Past Performances:
  • July 25, 1998 Sun Ra Celebration at Little Brothers
  • May 30, 1997 Sun Ra Celebration at Little Brothers - with former Sun Ra Arkestra Dancer/Vocalist Cheryl Banks
  • April, 1996 Southern Thailand Jazz and Blues Festival

    2008 Performances:
  • Sunday, April 27 at Dick's Den. Charles Mingus Birthday Bash.
  • Friday, May 9 at Rumba Cafe. Benefit for CM2 Dance Company.
  • Saturday, June 28 at 36th Community Fest, Goodale Park Jazz Stage
  • Friday, July 11 at North Market Food & Ohio Wine Festival
  • Saturday, July 12 at Newark Ohio Jazz & Rib Fest
  • Friday, July 25 at Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest, Bicentennial Park, downtown Columbus
    Opening for headlining groups Albino and Either/Orchestra
  • Sunday, July 27 at Dick's Den. Annual Sun Ra Celebration
  • Thursday September 18 at Dicks Den. Impromptu Brian Casey memorial concert 1.

    2007 Performances:
  • Saturday, April 7 at Dick's Den - Charles Mingus Birthday Bash!
  • Saturday, May 26 at Dick's Den - 15th Annual Sun Ra Celebration!
  • Saturday, June 9 at Columbus Arts Fest, Bicentennial Park Stage
  • Thursday, June 14 at Hyatt on Capitol Square outdoors, HWM sextet
  • Friday, June 22 at Friendship Park in Gahanna, HWM sextet
  • Saturday, June 23 at Comfest, Goodale Park

    2006 Performances:
  • Saturday, November 11, "Swing Alliance" dance at Shamrock Club, Columbus, HWM Sextet
  • Tuesday August 8 - Deaf School Park Topiary Garden, Columbus, HWM Sextet
  • Saturday July 22 - Jazz & Rib Fest opening for National act "Liquid Soul"
    with special appearances by former Sun Ra Arkestra dancer / vocalist Cheryl Banks-Smith,
    percussionist / instrument builder Stephen Smith, his brother, guitarist Stan Smith and singer Tammy Perakis
  • Sunday July 16 - Community Concert, Northshore Park, Celina Ohio, HWM Sextet
  • Friday June 30 - Community Concert, Friendship Park, Gahanna, HWM Sextet
  • Saturday June 24 at Comfest Jazz stage, Goodale Park, Columbus
  • Thursday June 22 at Party On State, outside Hyatt On Capital Square, HWM Sextet ( rained out )
  • Saturday May 27 - 14th Annual Sun Ra Celebration at Dick's Den
  • Sunday May 21 - Mark Greenwood Memorial concert, Columbus Music Hall
  • Sunday February 12 at Dick's Den

    2005 Performances:
  • Sunday July 31 at Goodale Park Gazebo in the Short North
  • Saturday July 23 at the 2005 Parks & Rec Jazz and Rib Fest - Main Stage in Columbus
    Featured our newest members Joe Nelson on percussion and Linda Dachtyl at the HAMMOND B3 organ!
  • Sunday July 17 at Scioto Park, Riverside Dr in Dublin
  • Sunday June 26 at Community Festival - Featured the Hammond B3 Mythology of Linda Dachtyl!
  • Sunday, January 9 at Dick's Den
    2004 Performances:
  • Saturday December 18 at Dick's Den
  • Saturday afternoon December 4 at Wexner Center
    performed newly composed soundtracks to 3 Buster Keaton shorts ( composed by Larry Marotta )

    Honk Wail & Moan is:
    Matt Adams - saxophones
    Chris Cromley - trombone
    Mark Donavan - saxophones
    Fred Gablick - saxophones
    Ryan Hamilton - trombone
    Kris Keith - saxophones
    Bryan Olsheski - saxophones
    Tim Perdue - trumpets
    Brett Allen - guitars
    Linda Dachtyl - Hammond B3, piano, synthesizers
    Larry Marotta - guitars
    Steve Perakis - bass
    Tammy Wallace - vocals
    Geoff Sullivan - drums, percussion
    Shane Willis - drums, percussion

    Honk Wail & Moan has performed at:
    Southern Thailand Jazz and Blues Festival; Philedelphia Festival of World Cinema; Rhythm & Food Festival, Columbus; Jazz & Rib Festival, Columbus; Community Festival, Columbus; Greater Columbus Arts Festival; Cleveland Performance Art Festival; Avant Garage Film Festivals in Columbus & Cleveland; Living the Dream Theatre Columbus; Barley's Columbus; Barrister Hall Columbus; The Canopy Club Urbana IL; Counterfeit Heist Columbus; Dick's Den Columbus; Little Brother's Columbus; Madison Theatre Peoria IL; Maxie's Rendezvous, Virginia Beach VA; Pierre's FT Wayne IN; Stache's Columbus; The Swing Lounge Cincinnati OH; ...

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