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Concert Band

Our concert band holds two concerts annually, one in spring and the other in winter. We present a vast range of music, from classical pieces to pop tunes, centered on an interesting theme.

SAVE THE DATE: Our next concert will be held Sunday, April 26, 2020 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral (23 S. 38th St) - mark your calendars!

Art deco-style poster. Central text reads: "PFB Presents: The Roaring Twenties." Description below that reads: "A centennial celebration of remarkable compositions by Ravel, Gershwin, Poulenc, Shostakovich, Berlin, and more!" At top are the time and location details: Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 4PM, located at Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 23 South 38th Street.

PFB Presents: The Roaring Twenties

Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 4 PM – 6 PM

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 23 S. 38th St

Now listen up, cats! The Philadelphia Freedom Band has been working up a stellar Roaring Twenties themed program for you, and we think it is the bee’s knees. Downright ducky. Ya follow? And it’s not all about hot jazz, either—a lot of other really swell music came out of that decade.

We’re trying out a new joint for this concert, and it ain’t no dive. In fact, it’s a real looker-- downright peachy. We would especially love it if you joined us in getting dolled up for this event, so throw on your glad rags (a ritzy number, if you like) and hightail it over to West Philly for a rip-roaring, gay old time.

This event is free and open to the public, y’see, but if you could be a doll and spot us a few clams, we sure would appreciate it. Copacetic refreshments and raffles as usual! We promise to hit on all sixes—see you then!

Tickets | Facebook Event

Marching Band

Our marching band performs all year long. We have parades throughout the spring and summer, cheer sections for local races in the fall, and even caroling around the holidays! You can find us at events across the greater Philadelphia region, from Allentown, to Asbury Park, to downtown Philly.

You can join at any time. We're always welcoming new musicians, color guard members, or volunteers to serve as band aides. See our calendar for more details, and check us out at one of our upcoming events!

Image of PFB marching band performers.

We are very proud to be supported by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.

We are a proud member of the Lesbian & Gay Band Association.

We are very proud to be supported by the Jon Sims Endowment Fund.

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