Friday, June 30, 2023

True to be Red, White, and Blue

Due to forecasts for rain showers on Tuesday, live music performances will be held indoors at the 51 Walden Performing Arts Center.

The Concord Band will perform at the Town of Concord's 46th annual Picnic in the Park Independence Day celebration, at Emerson Field 51Walden around 3:15pm on July 4. The theme is "True to be Red White and Blue."

2023 Picnic in the Park

In addition to traditions such as Armed Forces Salute, Star Spangled Spectacular, Irving Berlin's Songs for America, and themes from popular movies, the Band will play two movements from Boston Liberties, composed by Julie Giroux for the Concord Band.

The town is planning a full day of activities, from 11:30 am until 4:30 pm. It features plenty of kid's activities, games, food and entertainment for all ages. Bring your own picnic basket and just relax on the grass listening to live music, or enjoy some of the food from several local nonprofit organizations. It is a great way to celebrate the holiday with family and friends in a relaxing community social event.

Festivities kick off with the children's parade, assembling at the Concord Armory on Everett Street at 11:15am. Decorate your bikes, trikes, baby carriages and wagons in red, white and blue and celebrate the holiday. The parade route is from the Armory through the tree lined alley of the park to the flagpole. The patriotic colors of the parade set the stage for a festive day, celebrating our country's birthday.

Music, food, and games to follow at Emerson Field until 4:30 p.m. Come join your neighbors and show your patriotism in an old fashioned, family fun day. All are welcome!

The music will feature live performances by by Rock a Bye Beats, Southern Rail and capped by the rousing sounds of the Concord Band.

Due to forecasts for rain showers on Tuesday, live music performances will be held indoors in the Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden St.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Dan Diamond Memorial Concert

Dr. Daniel Diamond

The Concord Band will hold a memorial concert for Dan Diamond at 51 Walden Performing Arts Center in Concord on Monday June 12, 2023, at 7:00 pm. Dan was a percussionist and member of the Board of Trustees for more than 50 years, who played a major role in building the Concord Band into the ensembled it is today. The concert will be followed by a reception sponsored by Dan's family.

The memorial concert will be live-streamed at the following link:

Live Stream
7pm, June 12, 2023

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Boston Festival of Bands

The Concord Band performs in the Great Hall of Faneuil Hall.

Saturday, June 10, 2023. Have an outing in Boston shopping, eating, enjoying the city, and listening to some of New England's finest wind ensembles! MetWinds hosts its thirty-third annual Boston Festival of Bands. Hear many talented bands performing throughout the day in the heart of Faneuil Hall near Boston Harbor. Admission is free.

Faneuil Hall, Boston MA
Performance Times
11:00Seacoast Wind Ensemble
12:00Charles River Wind Ensemble
2:00Amherst Community Band
3:00American Band
4:00Chelmsford Community Band
5:00Concord Band

1 Faneuil Hall Square Boston MA 02109