BRUNSWICK – R.B. Hall Day, a celebration of community bands and the music they play, will be held all day Saturday, June 25, on the Brunswick Town Mall. Everyone is welcome; the event is free.

Twelve continuous hours of music are planned with each of 17 participating bands giving a 40-minute concert. In addition, there will be one “Mass Band” concert given by musicians drawn from all of the bands. The event begins at 8:30 a.m.

R.B. Hall Day is hosted by the Bath Municipal Band, with support from Midcoast REACH. Each year on R.B. Hall day community bands from all over Maine gather in one location to provide a daylong concert. Each band plays at least one R.B Hall composition, usually a march. In addition to marches, medleys of show tunes, patriotic songs, classical selections, jazz, polkas, and waltzes are offered.

The schedule follows:

Alumni Band, 8:30 a.m.

Skowhegan Area Community Band, 9:10 a.m.

Casco Bay Concert Band, 9:50 a.m.

Italian Heritage Center Concert Band, 10:30 a.m.

Bridgton Community Band, 11:10 a.m.

Westbrook City Band, 11:50 a.m.

Combined Band, 12:30 p.m.

Brewer Hometown Band, 1:30 p.m.

R. B. Hall Memorial Band, 2:10 p.m.

Bangor Band, 2:50 p.m.

Community Concert Band from Piscataquis County, 3:30 p.m.

Penobscot Wind Ensemble, 4:10 p.m.

Sebasticook Valley Community Band, 4:50 p.m.

Old Crow Indian Band, 5:30 p.m.

Boothbay Region Alumni Community Band, 6:10 p.m.

Lincolnville Band, 6:50 p.m.

Hallowell Community Band, 7:30 p.m.

Bath Municipal Band, 8:10 p.m.


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