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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.

Recipient of the2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award, Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog.

Welcome to our 57th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

2016 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday,April 8, 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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2016 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday,April 9, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Concord Band night

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... featuring Amanda Carr


2016 Spring Pops Poster
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The Redwoods Rossano Galante
Disney Around the World arr. James Christensen
Selections from Into the Woods Stephen Sondheim
— Intermission —
Leroy Anderson Portrait arr. James Barnes
Beauty and the Beast Alan Menken
The Girl from Ipanema Antonio Carlos Jobim
vocalist Amanda Carr
When I Fall In Love Victor Young
’S Wonderful George Gershwin
— Intermission —
Dixieland Front and Center John Warrington
Cry Me A River Arthur Hamilton
They All Laughed George Gershwin
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 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.
  • On line: Visit 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.

2016 Boston Festival of Bands – Saturday,June 11, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Faneuil Hall, Boston MA.
We'll be on at TBD.

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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


This page last updated: 2016/3/29
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