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4th Annual Pinellas Festival of Community Bands

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Seven Florida Community Bands, over 700 performers, join together to celebrate Live Music in the park on the Sindoon Stage behind the Dunedin Community Center. Highlander Park 1937 Ed Eckert Drive, Dunedin, FL, 34698


Food Trucks onsite in the Park!


Continuous Live Band Music from jazz to classical, contemporary to traditional, will be performed from 1:00PM-5:00PM by:


The 80-piece St. Petersburg Community Band,

The 50-piece Wesley Chapel Wind Ensemble,

The 55-Piece Dunedin Concert Band,

The 60-piece Eastern Hillsborough Community Band,

The 60-piece Stuart Community Concert Band,

The 55-piece Villages New Horizons Band,

and

The 450-piece Greater St. Petersburg Area Awesome Original Second Time Arounders Marching Band complete with majorettes, dancers, rifles, and flag teams.

Most from the seven bands will join together for a 700+ piece finale at the end of the show.

Bring a lawn chair, blanket, and umbrella for park seating. Your own food welcome as well as refreshments from three food trucks onsite. A family and dog friendly event!

“It’s a showcase of entertainment provided by participants enjoying a lifetime of music making,” says Second Time Arounders founder & director Bill Findeison, who’s adult marching band, the Second Time Arounders, will be marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade later this year.

“These are a fine mix of amateur and professional musicians in seven bands who enjoy the activity enough to continue playing long after the notes of their high school, college, or military bands have expired.” Bill adds.

“The quality of musicianship is an experience to hear…live” adds Stephen P. Brown who directs the Dunedin Concert Band and is the General Director of the Dunedin Music Society, sponsor of this event. “The Festival has grown from 3 bands to 7 in just 4 years, including groups from Stuart and the Villages!”


The music begins at 1pm but picnics on the lawn can begin much sooner. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, fill yourself from the three food trucks on site, and be sure to make a donation to help the band programs sponsor the hundreds of volunteer performers on stage. Alcohol prohibited in the park.


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Contact: Lee Lafleur 727.534.6966 llafleur1@gmail.com

Produced by: The Dunedin Music Society 501c3


Media Contact: Lee Lafleur


Email: llafleur1@gmail.com

Phone: (727) 534-6966

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