Previous Events

The SFLGFB performs frequently across the Bay Area as a marching band, pep band, and concert band. Here are some of our past performances.

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…

Spotlight on Broadway 2017

Join the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band for the second annual “Spotlight on Broadway,” a fun-filled audience participation concert on May 20 at the beautiful Sir Francis Drake Hotel on Union Square. Take your shower-time singing skills to the next level as we belt out some of Broadway’s most beloved show tunes from throughout the…

Earth Songs

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…

Media Sponsors for “Scheherazade and Other Exotic Tales”

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 “Scheherazade and Other Exotic Tales ,” SFLGFB’s Fall 2016 Community Concert. 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 San Francisco…

2016 Castro Street Fair

Castro Street Fair Sunday, October 2, 2016 – Time TBD Castro District Market & Castro intersection & surrounding streets, San Francisco Join the fun – SFLGFB will be performing at the 43rd Annual Castro Street Fair on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The Castro Street Fair is one of the oldest LGBT community celebrations in the…

Scheherazade and Other Exotic Tales – Fall 2016 Community Concert

Scheherazade and Other Exotic Tales Saturday, September 24, 2016 – 4 pm Everett Middle School 450 Church Street, San Francisco $15 – $20 Donation Join the band on a musical journey as San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band brings to life mesmerizing melodies based on The Arabian Nights….. The story goes that Shahryar (the king) found out one…

2016 Oakland Pride Parade

Oakland Pride Parade Sunday, September 11, 2016 – 10:30 am Broadway & 14th, Oakland On Sunday, September 11, 2016 SFLGFB will march in the Oakland Pride Parade. The parade will kick-off at 10:30 from Broadway & 14th and end at Broadway and 20th. The Parade will be followed by a festival from 11 am – 7 pm featuring…

July 4th 2016 Corte Madera Parade and Festival

July 4th Corte Madera Parade and Festival Monday, July 4, 2016 – 10:30 am – 5 pm Larkspur/Corte Madera The annual Corte Madera 4th of July Parade and Celebration is one of the biggest events in Marin to celebrate our country’s independence. Drawing approximately 15,000 people annually, the July 4th Corte Madera parade kicks-off at…

2016 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Sunday, July 3, 2016 – 1 pm Mission Street between 3rd & 4th Streets, San Francisco Join the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band on Sunday July 3, 2016 for a FREE 90-minute long concert at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or lawn chair and come…