Annual Spring Concert: April 22, 2018 at 4pm
Doors open at 3pm for raffle viewing
South Kingstown High School Auditorium
215 Columbia Street, Wakefield, RI
Children 12 and under FREE
Tickets available at the door
The concert proceeds will benefit the South Kingstown Music Boosters’ scholarship program and the South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program at South County Hospital, and will assist the Wakefield Concert Band in covering their operating expenses.
The South Kingstown Music Boosters is a group of parents, teachers, and administrators dedicating to keeping our school district’s music programs alive and thriving in many ways, including providing scholarships for graduating music students, helping fund the Music Mentor Program, and providing Summer Music Study scholarships. This just in - the South Kingstown Music Boosters has awarded the Wakefield Concert Band with its Annual Appreciation Award for 2018!!
South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds develops healthy community initiatives and partners with other community organizations to support two goals: reducing childhood obesity and providing mental health supports for young people.
The Wakefield Concert Band performs a free summer concert series and a free holiday concert each year. At these concerts, we raise funds and collect non-perishables and toiletries for the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale. Our mission is to share great music with the community and support other community-based efforts.
In addition to a wonderful program of entertainment, there will also be a raffle with numerous items generously donated by local merchants.
More About the Band's Concerts:
The Wakefield Concert Band plays concerts throughout the year. This includes several concerts during the holiday season, a Summer Concert Series, and an Annual Spring Concert. Holiday season concerts include several venues: The Neighborhood Guild in Peace Dale, South Kingstown High School (Annual Holiday Concert), the Jesus Saviour Church in Newport, and the Chinese Christian Church of Rhode Island located in Pawtucket.
Memorial Day Services
Sunday, May 27 at 2 pm at Ninigret Park in Charlestown
Monday, May 28 at 11 am at Saugatucket Park in Wakefield
Summer Concert Series
On the lawn at Marina Park on Salt Pond Road in South Kingstown.
Monday, June 25, 6:30 pm
Monday, July 2, 6:30 pm
Monday, July 9, 6:30 pm
Monday, July 16, 6:30 pm
Monday, July 23, 6:30 pm
Monday, July 30, 6:30 pm
(weather permitting- no rain)
What to Bring:
A comfortable chair, blanket, snacks or a picnic. A light sweater or jacket can be helpful as the evening cools. Children and pets are welcome.
Join the Band. We rehearse Mondays at 7:00 P.M. at
the South Kingstown High School.
The early days of civic bands