As the first 2017 concert of its award-winning Community Concert Series, on March 25 & 26 at 4 pm, the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band will present “Earth Songs,” an amazing concert experience that will transport audiences on a musical journey to some of the most beautiful places on Earth.
This multi-media performance will explore humankind’s relationship with our planet, and how we come together to create community in varied environments. Artistic Director Pete Nowlen will present this extraordinary musical program which features “This World Alive,” Steve Danyew’s musical and cinematic celebration of the photography of Ansel Adams, “Symphonies of Gaia” by Jayce Ogren, “China West Suite,” by Chen Yi, and much more!
The concert will also include a brief memorial tribute to the memory of Quentin, an original member and the Band’s first archivist. He passed away in December, 2016.
Performances will take place at 4pm on March 25 at Everett Middle School (450 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114) and on March 26 at Peace Lutheran Church (3201 Camino Tassajara, Danville, CA 94506. Suggested contribution at the door is $20.
On March 25, the parking in the large lot behind Everett Middle School will be free to audience members. The entrance to the lot is on 17th Street between Church and Sanchez.
The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band’s history of offering the greater Bay Area free concerts dates back to 1992. Committed to providing residents in the Bay Area and beyond the opportunity to experience the magic of live musical performance, to this day, attendance at SFLGFB Community Concerts is free. For patrons inclined to show appreciation of the performance and support the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, opportunities to donate are available at the concert and donations are graciously accepted.