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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-897-9969
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51 Walden

The Concord Band, founded in 1959, is a 65-member community band located in Concord, MA.
James O'Dell is the Music Director, and Steven Barbas is the Assistant Conductor.

The Concord Band received the 2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award

This is Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog.

Welcome to our 55th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

Click here to give us your email address.

Upcoming Events

2015 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday,April 10, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Rotary Club of Concord night
For tickets, phone Dick Hale at 508-878-6577, or send email.
Tickets are $25 each.

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2015 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday,April 11, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Concord Band night

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... featuring Amanda Carr

Poster

2015 Spring Pops Poster
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Program

Bunker Hill March Karl L. King
K2 — The Savage Mountain Julie Giroux
Gershwin on Broadway arr. John Moss
Turkey in the Straw arr. Lewis J. Buckley
— Intermission —
Pirates of the Caribbean Hans Zimmer
Mas Que Nada Jorge Ben
vocalist Amanda Carr
Someone to Watch Over Me George Gershwin
New York State of Mind Billy Joel
A Salute to Spike Jones arr. Calvin Custer
— Intermission —
Tailgate Concerto arr. John Warrington
The Very Thought of You Ray Noble
Anything Goes Cole Porter
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

For Pops reservations, for Saturday night only (see above for Friday), you can:

  • Send a check in the amount of $25 per ticket ($15 for children 12 and under), made out to “The Concord Band”, to the address at the top of the page. Be sure to specify which night, include your phone number for confirmation, and enclose an SASE if you would like the tickets mailed to you rather than picking them up at the concert.
  • Leave a voice message at the phone number at the top of the page. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and leave your name and phone number for confirmation.
  • Send email toConcord Band reservations. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and include your name, email address and phone number for confirmation.
  • On line: Visit MKtix.com and click on the “Buy Tickets” link for the date that you want.

If you place your reservations by phone or email, you MUST still mail a check in order to hold the seats. You may also include an SASE in order to receive your tickets before the night of the concert. Any unpaid tickets will be subject to re-sale at the door on the night of the concert.

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,June 18, 7:15 pm
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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Harvard Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is The Blue and the Grey — Marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,June 25, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is A Winter for Summer Festival — Music from the Concord Band Holiday Pops

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 2, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is America the Beautiful — A Patriotic Celebration

2015 Picnic in the Park – Saturday,July 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerson Field, Concord MA.

We play at 3:00, but come down early and enjoy all of the other activities.

This event is rain or shine. The rain location is The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 9, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is From Broadway to Hollywood — Musicals that became Movies

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 16, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Dancing Under the Stars — Celebrating Dance Classics

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 23, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is A Summer Retrospective

Looking for Substitute Players

The Concord Band is looking for musicians who would be willing to be on our “call list” to fill in for absences in rehearsals or performances. If you'd like to play with us or know someone who might, please get in touch with either Jim O’Dell, CBA Director or Dave Tweed, CBA Personnel or leave a message on the band’s answering machine at 978-897-9969.

The Concord Band on TV

Since 2008, some of our concerts have been recorded and made available by Concord-Carlisle TV. See our Concert Videos page.

Current Press Releases

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The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014

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This page last updated: 2015/3/24
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