The community is invited to enjoy the Long Beach Municipal Band during its 103rd season with free outdoor summer concerts in Long Beach parks through August 3. The band’s professional musicians will focus on a different theme during each week. Each performance will end with selections from talented vocalists accompanied by the Long Beach Municipal Band's Studio Band.
The Long Beach Municipal Band is the longest running, municipal band in the country. These free concerts provide a chance for neighbors and families to gather outdoors for a relaxing evening of picnicking, entertainment and music.
The 2012 Long Beach Municipal Band concert season is made possible in part with support from the Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Gas and Oil, the Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, and Partners of Parks.
The following concerts all begin at 6:30 pm:
Theme: “Let Us Entertain You”
Tuesday, July 24, Bixby/Bluff Park, Ocean Blvd. between Junipero & Cherry Avenues
Wednesday, July 25, Los Cerritos Park, 3750 Del Mar Avenue
Thursday, July 26, Marine Stadium, 5255 Paoli Way
Friday, July 27, El Dorado Park, Studebaker Road & Willow Street
Music plays such an important part in the day-to-day life of an American. This concert will feature the sounds that accompany all types of entertainment from Cirque du Soleil to Spike Jones. Nicole Kubis will join the Studio Band to perform many of your favorites.
July 31- August 3
Theme: “A Latin Fantasy”
Tuesday, July 31, Bixby/Bluff Park, Ocean Blvd. between Junipero & Cherry Avenues
Wednesday, August 1, Los Cerritos Park, 3750 Del Mar Avenue
Thursday, August 2, Marine Stadium, 5255 Paoli Way
Friday, August 3, El Dorado Park, Studebaker Road & Willow Street
Come to the park this week and join us in our final presentation of 2012. The music will be hot with such Latin favorites as Conga, Malaguena, and Bolero, with a little Santana thrown in for more spice. The great Derek Bordeaux will add his Motown sound to this last concert of the summer.
For more information on the Long Beach Municipal Band, call 562.570.3100. For information on other Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine programs, call 562.570.3100 or visit www.LBParks.org and sign up for E-notify.