Sunday, September 18, 2022

2022–2023 Concert Season

Concord Band 2022–23 Concert Season

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Community bands are back after being battered by the pandemic

The Metropolitan Atlanta Community Band
is gearing up for its first concert in more than two years.

September 8, 2022
on NPR's Morning Edition

Community bands date back to the American Revolution. The Association of Concert Bands estimates that there are more than 1,000 of them around the country. Several have been playing since the 19th Century, including The Allentown Band in Pennsylvania, which began in 1828. The pandemic has battered these amateur bands but they're getting back to performing, especially after Labor Day.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Summer Series Returns on Wednesday Evenings

Summer Concerts with the Concord Band

Now on Wednesdays, this summer the Concord Band returns to the Fruitlands Summer Stage! 

    Gather on the lawn for a picnic concert with stunning sunset views. The Concord Band will treat concert-goers to a fun roster of timeless music, including pieces memorializing historic events, show tunes, holiday favorites and more. Concerts begin at 7:15 pm.

    • June 22Musical Road Trip
    • June 29Spectacular Broadway
    • July   6 – America Celebrates
    • July 13 – Summer Retrospective
    QR Code for pre-registration.

    Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and picnic basket. There is plenty of room on the concert lawn to spread out. Dogs are welcome to join for these picnic concerts and just must remain on leash while on the grounds at Fruitlands. Gates Open 5:00 pm.

    Pre-registration is recommended for faster entry. In the event of rain forcing cancelation, all ticket holders will be contacted via email in advance of showtime. We will be able to rebook or refund any cancelled sales. 

    Questions? Contact Catherine Shortliffe at