Category Archives: Past Events

Past Season Events: Concert listings and descriptions (artist bios, program notes)

2017 Pride Season Calendar

Since the Band’s debut in 1978 (marching behind Harvey Milk’s convertible) the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band has been an integral part of the June Pride celebration in San Francisco and neighboring communities. Look for SFLGFB at the following events during Pride Month: Thursday, June 1 San Mateo County Pride Center Grand Opening San Mateo…

SFLGFB Performing at the Summer 2017 YBG Festival

The Yerba Buena Gardens presents the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band in its Summer 2017 Festival. Founded by Jon Reed Sims in 1978 in response to Anita Bryant‘s anti-gay campaign in the late 1970s, the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Marching Band and Twirling Corps was the first openly-gay musical group in the world. Sims…