Fleet Week

1st Marine Division band to perform at several locations

Fleet Week

1st Marine Division band to perform at several locations during San Francisco Fleet Week

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. – The 1st Marine Division Band will be performing at several locations throughout San Francisco Fleet Week Oct 8-10

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Visitors are invited to attend any of the performances. The concerts are all free to the public.

Oct 8-The band will perform a Casual March Concert from the Cable Car Turnaround near Powell & Market Streets to the Marines’ Memorial Club at 609 Sutter Street at 11 a.m.

Oct 8- Concert at PIER 39. Performance is from 2-3 p.m.

Oct 8- Concert at Huntington Park from 7-8 p.m.

On Oct 10 the band will also perform at the Band Challenge at the Golden Gate Park Band Shell, which takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The band will be available for a meet and greet with the high school bands and be available to answer questions regarding their experience playing for the Marine Corps.

The 50 Marines in the 1st Marine Division Band combine to create many different ensembles capable of performing a wide variety of music. Primarily a ceremonial band, they play for many different events for military and civilian organizations including ceremonies, parades, and patriotic concerts.

Media interested in viewing the attending may contact the following: 1st Lt Eric Flanagan, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade Public Affairs Officer Eric.flanagan@bonhomme-richard.usmc.mil Phone- 760-212-6203