Welcome to our 31st year of spreading The Joy of Sousa.
Join our email list and our facebook page. Sign up at the bottom of this page.
Where We’ll Be
Phinney Winter Fest
Sunday, December 4. 3:30. Blue Building
6532 Phinney Ave. N Seattle 98103
Playing all your favorite Holiday Hits by John Philip Sousa.
Where we were last year and our Career Highlights
Northwest Folklife Festival at the Seattle Center
Hiram Chittenden Locks (aka the Ballard Locks). Drawing a huge crowd for the umpteenth year.
Deception Pass State Park Thanks for letting us bring Sousa to another beautiful place in Washington.
Scottish Highland Games Tattoo (70th Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering)
Festa Italiana at the Seattle Center. Love being an Italian band for the day.
Highlights from our Glorious Past
Klondike Gold Rush – 1997
Pike Place Market – 2007
Good Shepherd Center – 2007
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition – 2009
Volunteer Park Conservatory – 2012
Celebrating Historic Buildings, Parks, Trains and Airplanes
Admiralty Head Lighthouse Centennial – 2003
The Empire Builder Train 75th year – 2004
Leschi Park Centennial – 2009
Grand Reopening of King Street Station – 2013
Kinnear Park Re-Dedication – 2014. Seattle’s 3rd oldest park established 1887.
90th Anniversary of the First Flight Around the World – 2013. Accomplished in 1924 with open cockpit airplanes.
Peace Arch State Park in Blaine, WA – 2015. Terrific setting for playing O Canada AND Stars and Stripes Forever.
Thrilling Performance Experiences
Ballard 17th of May Parade, Norwegian Constitution Day. “Appearing on a flat bed truck near you!”
King Harald and Queen Sofia of Norway visit Ballard AND then being the first band to play in Key Arena. ALL IN ONE DAY! – 1995
Seattle Scottish Highland Games – 2000, 2002, 2016. Military tattoo and playing with world champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band.
Playing for the Ambassador of Canada at the Northwest Folklife Festival – 2007
Stanwood, WA Community Fair – 1996, our friend Reverend Chumleigh shot himself out of a cannon during The Stars & Stripes.