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The Concord Band

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

Recipient of the 2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award, Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog.

Welcome to our 61st season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

2020 Winter Concert: “Festival de Música Española” – Saturday, March 7, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Featuring the world premiere performance of a newly commissioned piece written by Terry White.

This is a free concert. Donations at the door will be gratefully accepted.


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El Relicario José Padilla
Carmen Suite arr. Lewis Buckley
Volver a la Montaña Shelly Hanson
La Mezquita de Córdoba Julie Giroux
— Intermission —
Amparito Roca Jaime Texidor
Fantasia Latina Terry White
World premiere, commissioned by Neil Tischler
Saxophone Quartet Aldemaro Romero
Area Nine Saxophone Quartet, guest artists
Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez arr. William McManus
Rich Given, flugelhorn
La Bamba de Vera Cruz Terig Tucci

Note: If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 8.

2020 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday, April 3, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Rotary Club of Concord night

See program below.

For tickets, email
You can also phone Dick Hale at 978-394-5158.

2020 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday, April 4, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Concord Band night

... featuring jazz vocalist Cindy Scott in the intimate ambiance of “Club 51” — a night to remember!

Save these dates!

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

  • On line: Visit and click on the “Select Performance” button.
  • Send a check in the amount of $30 per ticket ($15 for children under 12), 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 to Concord Band reservations. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and include your name, email address and phone number for confirmation.

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.

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. We'll need your contact information, the instrument(s) you play, and a brief synopsis of your background.

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.

The Concord Band

The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014


This page last updated: 2020/2/22
David Tweed, webmaster
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