Bring the family and “Let’s Do It Again In 2010” at the fourth annual FREE Golden Gate Park Band Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13, at the historic Spreckels Temple of Music band shell in the Park’s beautiful Music Concourse, located between the California Academy of Science and the DeYoung Museum.
The Festival showcases the professional Golden Gate Park Band, the US Air
Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base, and ten
Northern California community bands. Each of the guest bands will present
a 45-minute performance. The Festival starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.
both days, with the Golden Gate Park Band featured at their regular time
from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday. There is no charge to attend and everyone is
welcome to enjoy two days of great band music.
The participating bands on Saturday, June 12, are: 11 a.m. – San Francisco
Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, Noon – Pleasanton Community Concert Band,
1 p.m. – US Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base,
2 p.m. – Foothill Symphonic Winds from Los Altos Hills, 3 p.m. – Oroville
Community Concert Band, and 4 p.m. – Daly City AllStars Band.
On Sunday, June 13, the schedule is: 11 a.m. – Pittsburg Adult Education
Bands and Vallejo City USD Community Services Symphonic Band, Noon –
Saratoga Community Band, 1 p.m. – Golden Gate Park Band from San
Francisco, 3 p.m. – AUSA Military Concert Band—The Sounds of Freedom
from Clovis, and 4 p.m. – Saint Helena Community Band.
The Golden Gate Park Band has been a San Francisco treasure, making
music every year since September 1882. That is when the 22nd Artillery
Regimental Band of the California National Guard formed the first Golden
Gate Park Concert Band. The 2010 Golden Gate Park Band Festival is a project of the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band, a San Francisco Parks Trust partner. The special guest band will be the Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis Air Force Base, California, Major Keith H. Bland, Commander. Bio for Major Bland; USAF Band of the Golden West description.
Saturday, June 12, 2010 11:00 San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, San Francisco Noon Pleasanton Community Concert Band, Pleasanton 1:00 US Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis Air Force Base 2:00 Foothill Symphonic Winds, Los Altos Hills 3:00 Oroville Community Concert Band, Oroville 4:00 Daly City AllStars Band, Daly City
Saturday June 12, 2010: 11:00 am
Sunday June 13, 2010: 11:00 am
Spreckels Temple of Music
Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, California