Theme: “9 Lives”
Sunday August 25, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Pioneer Park, 421 Nimrod St, Nevada City, CA
The 70-piece Nevada County Concert Band presents the 4th concert in its Picnic Pops series, under the artistic direction of Cheryl Woldseth. Themed “9 Lives,” this entertaining concert features great music about luck, fortune, and the number 9.
• Toe-tapping marches “His Honor” and “Fame and Fortune”
• “Mambo” from the musical “West Side Story”
• The pop sensation “Alley Cat”
• Carmen Dragon’s stirring arrangement of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”
• The film noir melody “Harlem Nocturne”
• “Holiday for Trombones” starring the trombone section
• An irresistible taste of “Love Potion Number 9”
• The best tunes from “The Wizard of Oz”
Plus a clarinet trio, a trumpet trio, and more! The band always has a good time, engaging the audience with special moments using 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.