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Golden Gate Park Band: 2018 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
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Spreckels Temple of Music | Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA



Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the new direction of Robert Calonico, presents the 136th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years.

The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 minutes and are free and open to the public.

All concerts take place in between the de Young and the California Academy of Sciences and feature music of specific nationalities or cultures, including costumed guest performances from dancers, singers and speakers, who will enlighten and entertain.

Golden Gate Park Band | 2018
Sundays, April 22 – October 7, 2018 | 1 pm (except where noted)
Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, SF
FREE

Concerts on April 22, 29, May 20, 27 and June 3 will be conducted by Conductor Emeritus Michael Wirgler. The rest of the season will be conducted by Robert Calonico.

2018 Concert Schedule
Subject to change – check Facebook for updates.

APRIL
April 22 – Sunday – Premiere Concert – 2018
April 29- Sunday – Program TBA (to be announced)

MAY
May 6 – Sunday – A celebration of Polish music and culture.
May 13 – Sunday – special Mother’s Day program
May 20 – Sunday – Armenian heritage concert.
May 27 – Sunday – Memorial Weekend Concert: Patriotic and American music

JUNE
June 3 – Sunday – Italian music, song and dance
June 9 – Saturday – 11th annual GGPB FESTIVAL 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
June 10 – Sunday – 11th annual GGPB FESTIVAL 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
June 17 – Sunday – program TBA
June 24 – Sunday – program TBA

JULY
July 1 – Sunday – program TBA
July 4 – Wednesday – Celebrate our Country’s Birthday! Patriotic and American Music
July 8 – Sunday – program TBA
July 15 – Sunday – program TBA
July 22 – Sunday – program TBA
July 29 – Sunday – program TBA

AUGUST
August 5 Sunday – program TBA
August 19 Sunday – St Steven’s Day celebration of Hungarian culture
August 26 Sunday – Ukranian cultural celebration

SEPTEMBER
September 2 Sunday – program TBA
September 3 Monday – Labor Day Celebration: Tribute to The American Worker
September 9 – [no concert]
September 16 Sunday – Robert Emmett Day – Irish song, dance and more
September 23 Sunday – all Spanish music and dance
September 30 Sunday – program TBA

OCTOBER
October 7 Sunday – Season finale. Program TBA


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are appreciated.

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Address: Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

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