Thursday, May 9, 2019

Boston Festival of Bands

Concord Band Performing in 2016 at historic Faneuil Hall for the Boston Festival of Bands.
The Concord Band, New England's premiere recipient of the Sudler Silver Scroll Award, will perform at 31st annual Boston Festival of Bands. The festival, hosted by The Metropolitan Wind Symphony—MetWinds, will be held at Faneuil Hall, adjacent to Quincy Market in Boston, on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission is free to the public.

Spend the second Saturday in June downtown shopping, eating, enjoying the city, and listening to some of the area's finest wind ensembles. Enjoy the many talented bands performing throughout the day in the heart of Faneuil Hall near Boston Harbor. There will be music to please all tastes. The bands will perform selections ranging from Broadway show music to Sousa marches to classical.

Program of participating bands

Time Band Town Conductor
11amSharon Concert BandSharon, MA Mr. Steve Bell
12pmConcord BandConcord, MAMr. James O’Dell
1pmMetWindsBoston, MAMr. Lewis Buckley
2pmPlainville Wind EnsemblePlainville, CTMr. Ken Bagley
3pmAmerican BandProvidence, RIDr. Brian Cardany
4pmMiddlesex Concert BandWakefield, MAMr. Mark Olson
5pmCasco Bay Wind SymphonyGorham, MEMr. Peter Martin

The Concord Band and MetWinds are funded in part by
the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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