Press Releases

SFLGFB Named the Official Band of San Francisco

On Tuesday, December 18, 2018, San Francisco Mayor London Breed signed into law an ordinance designating the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (SFLGFB) the official band of the City and County of San Francisco. The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band was founded in 1978 as the first LGBT musical group in the world. The ordinance,…

Media Sponsors for “Spotlight on Broadway”

The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band is proud to announce that the San Francisco Bay Times and  Betty’s List are media sponsors for “Spotlight on Broadway,” SFLGFB’s upcoming sing-along concert fundraiser. The San Francisco Bay Times and Betty’s List are long-time sponsors of SFLGFB and their continued support exemplifies community partnership and corporate social responsibility! Thank you to the…

Donna Sachet and Leanne Borghesi starring in Spotlight on Broadway

Donna Sachet and Leanne Borghesi bring the best of Broadway to San Francisco in 2016’s funnest fundraiser and sing-along Spotlight on Broadway. Twenty-five years ago, Donna Sachet started her adventure in San Francisco and the City has applauded her fun-loving spirit, quick wit, and musical talent ever since. She was selected Miss Gay SF in…

SFLGFB Recognizes Outstanding Achievement

Major award recipients announced at the SFLGFB annual meeting on January 31, 2016 (left to right): Linda Werner, Most Dedicated; Ginnie Padgett, Most Improved Player; Julie Williamson, Most Inspirational; Moira Wilmes, Most Inspirational & Jon Sims Award; Pete Nowlen, Fundraising Award; Barb Jones, President’s Award.

Mike Wong Named Artistic Director of Marching and Pep Bands

The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (SFLGFB) announced Mike Wong’s appointment as the Artistic Director of Marching & Pep, a newly created position for the organization. Since 2010 Wong has held the position of volunteer Marching Director and Drum Major of SFLGFB’s beloved marching band and will step into his new role immediately.