Community & Professional Concert & Parade Bands are very active in New Jersey. Presently, there are about 73 bands in the state composed of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. There are additional bands composed of other types of instrumentation (Fife Bands, Pipe Bands, Drum Corps come to mind) not included here. Most bands are continuously looking for new players. Some require an audition, others are open.  Rehearsing status during Covid-19 is not listed here.
Because of the dynamic nature of such information, some data items provided can be outdated or missing. However, if you are looking for a band to join, a group to hire for a parade or concert, or for a performance to attend, this list can help you. Questions as well as updated information is always welcome and can be emailed to us. The "Rehearsal Address" matches the "Location" unless indicated otherwise below.  Remember to check Facebook, some bands provide more up to date information through a page they maintain.

* Denotes Professional Group

Band Location Perf.  Types Web Email Phone Day Time Season Rehearsal Address

Atlantic Pops Community Band Egg Harbor Concerts Web Email 609-653-0100 Tue 7:00
HS, 24 High School Dr.
Atlantic Wind Ensemble Spring Lake Concerts Web Email
Mon 7:30 Varies Varies
Band of the Two Rivers Rumson Concerts Web Email 732-865-4022 Wed 7:30 Jan - Dec Fair Haven Youth Center
Barrington Band Barrington Concerts Web Email
Tue 730 Jan - Dec Senior Ctr, Haines Ave
Bergen County VFW Band Little Ferry Parades

No Information found
Blawenburg Band Blawenburg Concerts Web Email
Jan - Dec Princeton Junior School, Fackler Road, Princeton
Bloomingdale Cornet Band Bloomingdale Concerts/Parades
Tue 7:00 Jan - Dec Senior Center, 103 Hamburg Turnpike
Bloomfield Civic Band Bloomfield Concerts Web Email
Wed 7:45
Middle School, Huck Rd
Bonsal Blues Band Woodbury Concerts/Parades Web Email
Mon 8:00
1018 Washington Ave
Burlington County College Community Band Pemberton Concerts

Tue 7:00 Sep - May 601 Pemberton Browns Mills Road
Burlington County Musical Society Concert Band* Burlington Concerts Web

1197 Riverton Rd, Cinnaminson
Central Jersey Wind Ensemble* Highland Park Concerts Web Email 732-246-7223

No Information found
Chatham Community Band Chatham Concerts Web

Tue 7:30 May - Aug HS, 255 Lafayette Ave
Cinnaminson Liberty Band Cinnaminson

No Information found
Clifton Community Band Clifton Concerts Web Email
Tue 7:00 Oct - July High School, 333 Colfax Ave
Colts Neck Community Band Colts Neck Concerts Web Email 732-780-6666 Thu 7:30
Five Points Rd. & Rt. 537
Wharton Community Band Wharton Concerts
Mon 6:00 Jun & July MHHS 520 W. Main St, Rockaway
Cumberland County Wind Symphony Vineland Concerts

No Information found
Toms River Municipal Band Toms River Concerts


Jun - Aug? No Information found
Eastern Wind Symphony* Princeton Concerts Web Email
Sat 9:00 Nov - Jun Montgomery HS, 1016 County Rd 601, Skillman, NJ
Eatontown Municipal Band Eatontown Concerts Web Email
2 &4 Mon 7:30
Mon. Reg HS, 1 Norman J. Field Way, Tinton Falls
Fair Lawn Diamond Jubilee Band Fair Lawn Concerts Web Email
Wed 7:30
1st St & Lambert Rd
Franklin Band Franklin Concerts/Parades Web Email
Tue 7:30 Jan - Dec 50 Washington Ave
Garden State Concert Band* Bloomfield Concerts Web Email

Garden State Symphonic Band* Woodbridge Concerts Web

Georgian Court University Concert Band Lakewood Concerts Web Email
Mon 8:00 Sep - May 980 Lakewood Ave
Golden Eagle Community Band Lumberton Concerts/Parades Web Email
Tue 7:00 Jan - Dec Middle School, Dimsdale Dr
Greater Shore Concert Band Eatontown Concerts Web Email
Tue 7:30 Sep - May Vetter School, Grant Ave
Hackettstown Community Band Hackettstown Concerts/Parades Web Email,
Thu 7:30 Jan - Dec Com. Ctr, 293 Main St
Haddonfield Community Band Haddonfield Concerts


No Information found
Hamilton Twp Community Band    
Mays Landing
WebEmail Mon6:30Sep - July
William Davies M Sch, 1876 Dr. Dennis Foreman Dr.
Hanover Wind Symphony Hanover Twp Concerts Web Email

Hawthorne Fire Department Band Hawthorne Concerts/Parades Web Email
Fri 8:00 Jan - Apr Sep- Oct Fire House #5, 828 Lafayette Ave
Imperial Music Center Symphonic Concert Band South River Concerts Web Email
Wed 8:00 Jan - Dec 48 Appleby Ave
Jacksonville Chapel Concert Band Lincoln Park Concerts Web
973-334-6657 Mon 8:00 Sep - July 264 Jacksonville Rd
Jefferson Township Community Band Oak Ridge Concerts Web Email 973- 697-2889 Mon 7:30 Jan - July HS, 1010 Weldon Rd
John Walter Cape Community Band Cape May Court House Concerts Web

609-898-1312 Tue 7:00 Jan - Dec Sch 2, 101 W. Pacific Ave
Lakewood Municipal Band Lakewood Concerts Web Email 732-905-3669 Mon 7:30 Jun - July MS, 755 Somerset Ave
Lawrenceville Community Band Lawrenceville Concerts Web Email
Thu 7:00 Jan - Dec Senior Center, Darrah Ln
Legionnaires Senior Marching Band Carteret Parades Web Email

Jan - Dec American  Legion # 263, 1155 Roosevelt Ave
Lower Cape May Regional Community Band Erma Concerts

2x Wk
Jul - Aug Lower Cape May Regional HS, Erma
Maplewood Community Band Maplewood Concerts Web Email 973-477-4229 Wed 7:30 Jan - Dec Community Center - 120 Burnett Ave
Mercer County Symphonic Band West Windsor Concerts Web Email 215-968-8467 Mon 7:30 Sep - Jun Mercer County College Band Room
Montclair Community Band Montclair Concerts Web

Tue 7:00 Jan - Dec HS Auditorium, Park St & Chestnut St
Morris Plains Community BandMorris PlainsConcerts Email 973-998-1081 Wed 7:00 Jan - Dec Morris Plains Com Center, 51 Jim Fear Drive 
Moorestown Community Band Moorestown Concerts
Wed 8:00
Middle School, 801 North Stanwick Rd
North Jersey Concert Band Oakland Concerts Web Email
Wed 8:00 Jan - Dec
Indian Hills HS,
97 Yawpo Ave
Ocean County College Community Band Dover Twp Concerts

No Information found
Ocean Grove Summer Band Neptune Concerts Web
732-449-9522 Mon 7:30 June - Aug No Information found
Ocean Pops Concert Band Lacey Twp Concerts


No Information found
Original Hobo BandPitmanConcerts/ParadesWebEmail 856-589-0506Thu8:00  619 Lambs Rd

Palisades Park Fire Department Band Palisades Park Concerts/Parades Web Email
May - Dec VFW, Pompton Lakes,
Passaic County Sheriff's Dept Band* Paterson Parades

No Information found
Pineland Symphonic BandWhiting Concerts WebEmail732-350-4616Fri 9:30 AM Feb - DecSt. Stephens Episcopal Church, 180 County Road 539, Manchester
Point Pleasant Beach Community Band Pt Pleasant Beach Concerts


July - Aug No Information found
Ramsey Wind Symphony Ramsey Concerts Web Email 845-613-7772 Wed 7:45 Sep - July Don Bosco HS, 492 N Franklin Tpke
Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Bridgewater Concerts Web Email 908-359-3136 Wed 7:30 Sep - Jun Bridgewater-Raritan HS, 600 Garretson Rd
Ridgewood Concert Band Ridgewood Concerts Web Email 201-358-7020 Mon 7:30 Sep - Jun Pascack Hills HS, 225 W Grand Ave
River View Winds Pennsville Concerts
Email 856-299-7017

No Information found
Rutgers Alumni Wind Symphony New Brunswick Concerts Web Email
Sat 10:00 Sep - Jun Walters or McKinney Hall, Rutgers Univ
Rutherford Community Band Rutherford Concerts Web Email 201-939-2325 Mon 8:00 Jan - Dec HS Band Room 56 Elliot Place
Salem American Legion Band Salem Concerts Web Email
Tue 7:00 Jan - Dec Memorial Baptist Church, 212 East Broadway
Scots Guards of New Jersey Basking Ridge Concerts/Parades
Email 908-285-1503 Tue 6:00 Sep - July VA Medical Center, 151 Knollcroft Rd, Lyons
Sharpshooters Band of Northern New Jersey

No Information found
South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble Linwood Concerts Web Email
Sep - Aug Mainland HS 1301 Oak Ave, Linwood
Symphony of Winds And Percussion Jersey City Concerts Web Email

No Information found
Teaneck Community Band Teaneck Concerts

201-837-7130 Mon
Jun - July Rodda Community Center 250 Colonial Ct
Tri-County Symphonic Band Blackwood Concerts Web Email

Sep - Jun Camden Community College/Blackwood
Union Municipal Band Union Twp Concerts
Email 973-377-8058 Mon 7:30
Hannah Caldwell Sch, 1120 Commerce Ave
Waldwick Community Band Waldwick Concerts Web Email
Thu 7:45 Oct - Sep 100 W. Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
West Morris Community Concert Band Mendham Concerts
Thu 7:30 Sep - July Mendham High School, 65 E. Main St
Westfield Community Band Westfield Concerts Web Email 908-737-4327 Wed 7:30 Jan - Dec Community Room, Rec Dept. 425 E Broad St.
Westwood Community Band Westwood Concerts Web Email 201-666-4066

May - Aug No Information found
Whitehouse Wind Symphony Whitehouse Station Concerts Web Email
Tue 8:00
St. John's Episcopal Church,  Somerville
Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey Cherry Hill Concerts Web

No Information found
Woodbridge Community Band Woodbridge Concerts


No Information found

 Last update 6.16.2020

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