Sunday, July 23, 2023

Summer Series Extended to July 26

Band's view of Fruitlands Museum concert audience.
(Photo courtesy Dan Shields.)

Fruitlands Museum added a new concert date, Wednesday July 26, when Music Director James O'Dell and the Concord Band will present a program titled Summer Retrospective.

Music selections will comprise the Best of 2023, featuring audience favorites such as Broadway and motion picture themes, Irving Berlin's patriotic Songs for America, and a Dixieland ensemble rendition of When the Saints Go Marching In. Trumpet soloist Richard Given will perform Academy Award Best Original Song Beauty and the Beast on flugelhorn, and saxophone soloist David Southard will perform the Louis Armstrong and Kenny G mega-hit, What a Wonderful World. Maestro O'Dell rounds out the program with timeless classics, including the overture from Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, the perennial favorite Radetzky March, Colonel Bogey march from Best Picture and Best Original Score film Bridge on the River Kwai, and majestic Spanish rhythms portrayed in El Camino Real.

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Audience view of at Fruitland's Museum Concord Band concerts.
(Photo courtesy Catherine Shortliffe.)

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Summer Concert Series at Fruitlands Museum

The Concord Band is back for another summer season on the Fruitlands Museum outdoor stage! The Concord Band will treat concert-goers to a fun program of music comprising timeless classic songs, motion picture scores, Broadway musicals, and popular favorites. Each week presents a new program with different themes,

June 28Disney at the Movies & More
July    5True to be Red, White, and Blue
July  12Outstanding Overtures and Magnificent Marches
July  19Disney at the Movies & More
July  26Summer Retrospective

Gather on the lawn for a picnic concert with stunning sunset views. 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.

Concerts are on Wednesday evenings starting at 7:15pm; gates open 5:00pm.

Reservations are encouraged for faster entry. In the event of rain forcing cancellation, ticket holders will be contacted via email in advance of showtime. We will be able to rebook or refund any canceled sales.

Questions? Contact Catherine Shortliffe at