Nevada County Concert Band Picnic Pops Concert #3 of 4

Theme: “By the 9s”
Sunday July 28, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Pioneer Park, 421 Nimrod St, Nevada City, CA

The 70-piece Nevada County Concert Band presents our annual Invitational Event with more than 50 guest musicians from all over California…and beyond! This 3rd of 4 Picnic Pops concerts will feature big band, classic, jazz, folk, film, and popular music, all centering on the theme “By the 9s.”

Highlights include:
Songs commemorating the Gold Rush (1849) and the Golden Spike (1869)
Features for the trombone section and for a clarinet trio
Medleys from “Big Band Classics” (1939) and “South Pacific” (1949)
“Beyond the Horizon,” an inspiring tribute to the 1969 space race
Toe-tapping ragtime “Broadway One-Step” (1919)
“Evil Ways” honoring Carlos Santana at Woodstock (1969)
Movie music from 1939, 1959, 1989, and 2009
. . . and more! The band always has a good time, engaging the audience with special treats like props, costumes, and other surprises.

The concert is free, open to the public, accessible and family-friendly. Bring a lawn chair, shade, and a picnic dinner, or treat yourself to goodies from the hot dog or ice cream vendors. Non-profit donations to support the band will be gratefully accepted.