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The St. Johnsbury Band calendar for 2018 is shown below. All rehearsals and scheduled performances are listed. The Band rehearses in the community room of the Caledonia Courthouse (1126 Main Street, St. Johnsbury) on Monday evenings at 7:00pm (6:30pm during the summer concert season). The entrance is off the parking lot on the east side of the courthouse (around the building corner from the Sheriff's office entrance). Take the elevator to the second floor and enter the community room. You can't miss us!

Our traditional Monday evening concerts are performed in the bandstand just outside of the courthouse in the park. These concerts are at 7:30pm and start in June and continue into August.

Band Members: In the event that a Monday evening concert is cancelled due to inclement weather, the Band will rehearse from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

If you would like to schedule us for your event, please contact us by email at Manager@stjohnsburyband.org or write to us at the address on the Contact Us page.





January 2018
Monday, 15th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm. First rehearsal of the season.
Monday, 22nd Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 29th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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February 2018
Monday, 5th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 12th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 19th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 26th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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March 2018
Monday, 5th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 12th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 19th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Thursday, 22nd Festival of the Bands: 7:00pm at St. Johnsbury School, St. Johnsbury, VT. This annual spring concert features the bands from the St. Johnsbury School, the St. Johnsbury Academy, and the St. Johnsbury Band. Setup by 6:30pm. Wear your uniform and bring your music stand.
Monday, 26th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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April 2018
Monday, 2nd Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 9th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 16th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 23rd Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 30th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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May 2018
Monday, 7th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 14th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 21st Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 28th Memorial Day Concert: 9:30am at the Courthouse. Setup and warmup at 9:00am. No rehearsal in the evening.
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June 2018
Monday, 4th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 11th Summer Concert: At the St. Johnsbury Health and Rehab Center, 6:30 - 7:30pm. No pre-concert rehearsal. Bring your stand and wear your uniform. Band members are invited to the community dinner sponsored by the Rehab Center at 5:00pm prior to the concert. If it rains, we will rehearse at our usual location.
Monday, 18th Summer Concert: CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER. We will rehearse from 6:30pm — 8:30pm instead.
Monday, 25th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Saturday, 30th Newport Centennial Parade: Newport, VT. Parade form up is at 9:30 and the parade steps off at 11:00am. This is a paid event for the Band. We will meet at North Country Union High School and buses will take us to the parade staging area at 3rd and School Streets. Wear your uniform and bring a stand. Hats, water, and sunscreen are recommended depending on the weather. The parade brings us back to the parking area.

Directions (allow about an hour from St. Johnsbury):
  • Go north on I-91 to Exit 27 and follow VT-191 access road into Newport. Keep right to take the ramp toward Newport/Lake Memphremaygog/US-5/VT-105. Merge onto Schuler Road.
  • Schuler Road becomes VT-191. Take this to the end.
  • Turn right onto Causeway Street/US-5 North/VT-105.
  • Keep straight onto Union Street in one block when E. Main veers off to the right.
  • Take first left onto Landing Street, go under the underpass and take an immediate right onto Park Avenue.
  • Take the second left onto Duchess Avenue.
  • Take the first right on Veterans Avenue to the school at 209 Veterans Avenue.
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July 2018
Monday, 2nd Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Wednesday, 4th Woodsville Parade: Woodsville, NH. Band call is 9:30am to decorate the truck. The parade starts at 11:00am. This is a paid event for the band. Wear your uniform and bring a stand. Hats, water, and sunscreen are recommended depending on the weather. Meet the truck at the corner of Main Street and Montbello. Directions: Take I-91 to exit 17 (Wells River). Go through Wells River and turn left to go over the bridge to Woodsville. Proceed on Main Street to Montbello. An insurance agency (NFP Agency) is there and we will gather under a shady tree on the trailer. The parade ends in Wells River and the truck will return to the staging area after the parade.
Wednesday, 4th 4th of July Concert: North Woodstock, NH 7:00pm — 8:30pm. Band call is 6:30pm to setup and warmup. Wear your uniform including red socks and bring a stand; sweater and cap are optional. This is a paid event for the band. Please go to the event, even if it is raining here, unless you are notified the concert is cancelled (the weather can be completely different there). The Band manager hopes to treat the Band members to an ice cream cone at Coneheads after the concert. You may enjoy going early and spending the afternoon in North Woodstock. Directions: Take I-93 through Franconia Notch to exit 33. Go south on Route 3 past Clark's Trading Post into North Woodstock. The bandstand is in the park on the main road. Exit 32 is an alternate route. There are no restrooms in the park so plan accordingly.
Monday, 9th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 16th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 23rd Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 30th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
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August 2018
Monday, 6th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 13th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 20th Band BBQ: 6:00pm — ? BBQ (rain or shine) at Dave Hare's in Danville, VT. Dave is providing main dishes and drinks. Band members and significant others should bring a salad/side dish/dessert to share. If you didn't get a chance to sign up, call or email Dave to let him know if you're planning on coming. Directions: Take Route 2 into Danville and turn onto Mountain View. The dental office is on the corner. Dave's house is the 4th house on the left a little ways down Mountain View.
Monday, 27th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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September 2018
Monday, 3rd Labor Day — No rehearsal
Monday, 10th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 17th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 24th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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October 2018
Monday, 1st Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 8th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 15th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 22nd Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 29th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
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November 2018
Monday, 5th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm. Rehearsal will be at the United Community Church, 1325 Main Street, St. Johnsbury to prepare for the Veteran's Day Concert. Bring your stand and lights.
Sunday, 11th Veteran's Day Concert: 3:00pm at the United Community Church, 1325 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. This concert benefits the St. Johnsbury History & Heritage Center. Bring your stand and stand lights. Wear your uniform, including red socks. Setup is at 2:30pm or earlier if you can make it.
Monday, 12th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Monday, 19th Rehearsal: 7:00pm — 9:00pm. Rehearsal will be at the United Community Church, 1325 Main Street, St. Johnsbury to prepare for the Holiday Concert. The Children's Chorus will be there so we can rehearse our number with them. Bring your stand and lights.
Sunday, 25th Holiday Concert: 3:00pm at United Community Church, 1325 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Bring your stand and stand lights. Wear your uniform, including red socks. Setup is at 2:00pm if you can make it. We will be joined by The Caledonia Children's Chorus. Rumor has it that Santa will be there too!
Monday, 26th Annual Dinner and Business Meeting at South Church, 1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. This year is a potluck dinner. Bring an appetizer, a salad, or a hot dish to share. We have vanilla ice cream left from our summer concerts for dessert. Your spouse, significant others, parents and friends are invited. There will be a signup sheet at rehearsals or you can email Dave Hare to let him know if you're coming and what you will bring. The dinner and meeting will be in the hall on the lower level. Elevator access is at the rear of the building. Setup is at 5:45pm. Social time is at 6:00pm with the dinner at 6:30. Hot dishes can be warmed up in the kitchen. The annual meeting follows the dinner with the election of officers, awards, and discussion about future direction of the Band.
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December 2018
Vacation — Rehearsals resume on January 20, 2019
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Upcoming Events 2019
March/April Festival of Bands, St. Johnsbury School. 6:30pm setup, concert at 7:00pm
June 10th Summer Concert Season Starts
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