Hello! It’s 2023! Hang on tight and join us for the best (and sometimes the worst) marches ever written.
Ya Sousa, You Betcha!
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Northwest Folklife Festival
Saturday, May 27. 3:45-4:45.
Seattle Center at the Mural Amphitheater
Hiram Chittenden Locks aka the Ballard Locks
Saturday, July 15. 2:00-3:00
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle 98107
Festa Italiana-food, bocce, grape stomping and The Band!!!
Saturday, September 23. 1:00pm
Seattle Center inside the Fisher Pavilion
The Umpteenth Annual John Philip Sousa Birthday Bash
Sunday, November 5. 2:00pm (It’s the holy birthday eve)
Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW, West Seattle 98126
Tickets are $15 General, $10 Seniors and Students.
To reserve, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Say how many tickets you want.
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 third 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, 2017. Terrific setting for playing O Canada AND Stars & Stripes Forever.
Deception Pass State Park – 2016, 2018. Another gorgeous spot in Washington.
Thrilling Performance Experiences
Ballard 17th of May Parade, Norwegian Constitution Day. “Appearing on a flat bed truck near you!”
ALL IN ONE DAY! Playing for King Harald and Queen Sofia of Norway AND then being the first band to play in Key Arena. – 1995
Seattle Scottish Highland Games – 2000, 2002, 2016. Military tattoo, 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.
The Sousa Band in King Street Station, 2013
Photo by John Lok – Seattle Times