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Spreckels Temple of Music | Music Concourse Dr. and Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco, CA
There’s a lot of free live music in San Francisco but the Golden Gate Park Band has been doing it for possibly longer than anyone else.
In its 129th season, the 30-member orchestra, all clad in their bright red suits, are giving free concerts in Golden Gate Park every non-rainy Sunday at 1 pm from April through October.
September 18th Concert: Robert Emmet Day – celebration of Ireland
Golden Gate Park Band: 2011 Season Calendar:
Most concerts are at 1 pm on Sunday (except where noted) at the Speckles Temple of Music on the Music Concourse, in between the DeYoung Museum and the Academy of Arts in Golden Gate Park.
May 22 | Thomas, Tichelli, Grieg, Byrd and more.
May 29 | Memorial Weekend concert
June 5 | Italian American Day feat. the Simi Cantori Italian Opera Ensemble
June 11-12 | Fifth Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival (11a-5p) with 11 bands
June 19 | Featured soloist – soprano Dalyte Kodzis
June 26 | Witches Brew – music inspired by witches
July 3 | Featured composer – George Gershwin
July 4* | Fourth of July concert to celebrate the Nation’s birthday
July 10 | Featured composer – James Fulton
July 17 | A salute to African-American composers and artists
July 24 | Program TBA
July 31 | The music of Latin America
Aug 7 | Salute to the great John Philip Sousa Band
Aug 14 | Program TBA
Aug 21 | St. Stephen’s Day – Hungarian music, singing & dancing
Aug 28 | Ukrainian-American Day – Ukranian music, singing & dancing
Sept 4 | Movies in the Park feat. bass/baritone John Minagro
Sept 5* | Labor Day Concert - music to celebrate the American worker
Sept 11 | No concert
Sept 18 | Robert Emmet Day – celebration of Ireland
Sept 25 | Tribute to the music of Spain with El Grupo de Espana
Oct 2 | All That Jazz – annual Swing & Jazz concert
Oct 9 | Grand Finale – audience appreciation day with all-request program
*Concerts that take place on Monday.
These events are all subject to cancellation due to weather so check the band’s Facebook page for updates.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
Golden Gate Park Band
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