Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Boston Festival of Bands

The Concord Band performs for the annual
Boston Festival of Bands at historic Faneuil Hall.
The Concord Band has been invited to perform at the 26th annual Boston Festival of Bands, to be held Saturday June 14 at Faneuil Hall in Boston (in the Great Hall on the 2nd floor). At this day-long event, seven of the best community concert bands from all around New England play on the hour, from 11 AM to 6 PM. The Festival is the most distinguished community concert band festival in New England. It is free and open to the public. The Concord Band will perform at 4 PM.

The Boston Festival of Bands is hosted by The Metropolitan Wind Symphony, funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and by the National Endowment for the Arts. The Boston Festival of Bands was founded by the Metropolitan Wind Symphony in 1989, and has included bands from all 5 New England states and Canada.

This will be the 18th time in the Festival's 26-year history that The Concord Band—winner of the Sudler Silver Scroll Award for 2013, "North America's most prestigious award for community concert bands"—has performed at the Boston Festival of Bands.


  • Beyond the Horizon by Rossano Galante
  • An Original Suite by Gordon Jacob
  • Dusk by Steven Bryant
  • Symphonic Dance No. 3, "Fiesta" by Clifton Williams
  • Yellow Rose of Texas Variations, by Lou Buckley, cornet solo by the composer
  • Wings Across America by Roger Cichy

Schedule of Performances

Middlesex Concert Band (Wakefield, MA)
New England Brass Band (Franklin, MA)
Metropolitan Wind Symphony (Jamaica Plain, MA)
American Band (Providence, RI)
Casco Bay Concert Band (Portland, ME)
Concord Band (Concord, MA)
Charles River Wind Ensemble (Newton, MA)

Fruitlands Museum Summer Concert Series Video

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series

Thursdays at 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA

Join us as we provide the soundtrack for your summer. Fruitlands Museum's beautiful natural amphitheater provides a perfect setting for a sunset concert, featuring breathtaking views of the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge. Bring your entire family and a picnic as desired.

Parking $15 per vehicle, $10 for museum members.
June 19
Songs of Summer
June 26
Fruitlands Centennial Celebration
July 3
American Salute
July 10
From Broadway to Hollywood—musicals that became movies
July 17
Flying High—celebrating the anniversary of the moon landing and maiden voyages
July 24
A Summer Restrospective