Sundays at 5 PM – Free
Huntington Beach Central Park behind the library
The Huntington Beach Concert Band has been performing for Southern California audiences for thirty-eight years. Founded by John Mason in 1973, this non profit volunteer community concert band today is conducted by Thomas Ridley and provides concerts to the greater Orange County area throughout the year. The Band’s purpose is to provide a creative opportunity for all musicians age 18 or older to share musical talents and bring enjoyment to others through public performance. We are formally organized as a California Non-Profit Corporation.
The band plays 12-15 concerts a year throughout Orange County. This includes two concerts as part of the annual Sunday Summer Concert Series The band is proud to have organized and sponsored this series for many years, increasing the number of concerts from a low of four to eleven for the past four years. Another highlight is playing a concert on the grass at Verizon Amphitheater and then joining the Pacific Symphony Orchestra onstage for the 1812 Overture.
June 26 Huntington Beach Concert Band ♫ Americana and patriotic band favorites for everyone….Let’s wave the Red, White and Blue!
July 3 Orange County Concert Band ♫ Favorite selections for concert band, something for everyone
July 10 Henebry’s 1920’s Crazy Rhythm Hot Society Orchestra ♫ The original musical sounds of the Golden Age of Radio with Flapper Vocalist Ginger Pauley
July 17 Bones West ♫ A trombone choir performing in the Big Band style along with more traditional brass favorites
July 24 Los Angeles Police Swing Band ♫ Jazz standards for all to enjoy
July 31 Huntington Beach Concert Band ♫ An eclectic program of film music, marches and classic & popular melodies
August 7 Laguna Beach Community Band ♫ Performing a variety of music from marches and classics to swing and jazz
August 14 Swing Cats ♫ Sure to get you off your feet swingin’ to sounds of the Big Band era
August 21 Night Blooming Jazzmen ♫ A traditional Dixieland band
August 28 Bob DeSena ♫ A program of exciting Latin jazz and fiery rhythms in the legendary tradition of Tito Puente and Cal Tjader
Sept. 4 Mike Henebry Orchestra ♫ An internationally acclaimed orchestra authentically recreating music of the famous Big Bands of the Swing Era
“A Huntington Beach tradition for years”
Bring your whole family, friends, chairs, blankets and picnic dinner!
For additional info www.hbconcertband.org – or 714-891-6856
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