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Band rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled for the rest of 2021 due to COVID-19 issues. We are scheduled to resume rehearsals on Monday, January 17, 2022. Please check this page for details as we near that time. (Posted November 2021)

The St. Johnsbury Band calendar for 2021 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 6:30pm. The entrance is off the parking lot on the east side of the courthouse (access the parking lot from Eastern Avenue). 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 summer 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.





May 2021
Monday, 10th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 7:30pm.
Board Meeting: 7:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 17th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Saturday, 22nd Memorial Service for Marie Hemond: Mt. Cavalry Cemetery 1:00pm. Service will be held at Mt. Cavalry Cemetery, 6 St. Johns Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Plan to arrive by 12:30am or a little earlier to setup. Take the main entrance; the gravesite is in the back with a tent we will be playing under. Wear your uniform and bring your own stand. Hats are recommended; band sweater is optional but please bring it.

We will play "At a Dixieland Funeral" and a march. Marie was a Navy veteran and Sally has volunteered to play taps.
Monday, 24th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sunday, 30th Memorial Day Concert: 10:30am - 11:00am. This is the original Memorial Day, not the federal Monday holiday. We will perform as people gather for the ceremony. Meet in the band room at 10:00am to help with setup. Wear your uniform (shirt, hat, sweater, red socks) - you will need your uniform to enter the building. Music will include "America's Finest", National Emblem" and "Stars & Stripes Forever".
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June 2021
Monday, 7th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 14th Summer concert at St. Johnsbury Health and Rehab Center has been cancelled due poor weather forecasted for this evening. Band will hold a regular rehearsal at 6:30pm.
Monday, 21st Summer concert has been cancelled due to thunderstorms in St. Johnsbury. Band will hold a regular rehearsal at 6:30p.
Saturday, 26th Memorial Concert for Deanna Wheeler: 7:00pm. This concert will celebrate the life of Deanna Wheeler. Her family members are flying in and may speak at the concert. The concert is in Lyndonville's Bandstand Park. Free ice cream social sponsored by Lyndonville Military Band. Only fully vaccinated band members are allowed in the bandstand. There is no rain date.
Monday, 28th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
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July 2021
Sunday, 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/stand light; 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). 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, 5th History & Heritage Center Concert: 7:00pm — 8:00pm. Setup is at 6:30pm. Wear your uniform (including hat and red socks), bring a stand and stand light (we are playing outside). You might want to bring bug spray. There is no pre-concert rehearsal as we'll play pieces from the North Woodstock concert the previous evening. Passumpsic Bank is sponsoring the ice cream social. The St. Johnsbury History & Heritage Center is located at 421 Summer Street, St. Johnsbury, VT.
Monday, 12th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 19th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 26th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
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August 2021
Monday, 2nd Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 9th Summer Concert: 7:30pm — 8:30pm. Pre-concert rehearsal 6:30pm — 7:15pm
Monday, 16th St. Johnsbury Health and Rehab Center Concert: 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Setup is at 6:00pm. No pre-concert rehearsal. Bring your stand and wear your uniform. The Rehab Center is sponsoring the ice cream social and the general public is invited to the concert. The Rehab Center address is 1248 Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury across the street from NVRH (exit 22 on I-91).
Monday, 23rd Band BBQ Due to the predicted rain from Henri, the Band BBQ has been moved to next Monday, August 30th. Please let Dave Hare know if you can make it. Enjoy the evening off!
Monday, 30th Band BBQ Cancelled.   Dave's yard area is very wet and muddy from yesterdays rain. Showers are predicted for later today so there will not be a BBQ this year. Please join us when rehearsals startup again on Monday, September 13th.
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September 2021
Monday, 6th Labor Day - no rehearsal
Monday, 13th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 20th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 27th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
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October 2021
Monday, 4th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 11th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 18th Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 25th Annual Meeting and Dinner. The Band will hold its annual meeting and dinner starting with a cash bar Happy Hour from 5:30pm-6:00pm. A buffet dinner with vegan and regular offerings will be at 6:00pm and the meeting will start at 7:00pm. This event will be at the Kingdom Taproom and Table, 397 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury (Kingdom Taproom and Table). Band members are free and guests are $15.
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November 2021
Monday, 1st Rehearsal: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday, 8th Rehearsal: 6:30pm — 8:15pm. 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. Setup is at 6:00pm.
Saturday, 13th Veteran's Day Concert has been cancelled due to a positive COVID-19 test in the low brass section. Please check your email or this site frequently for updates on the situation and future rehearsals.
Monday, 15th All rehearsals and concerts for the rest of the season have been cancelled due to COVID-19 issues. Rehearsals are scheduled to resume on January 17, 2022.
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December 2021
Vacation
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Upcoming Events 2022
March 24th Festival of Bands, St. Johnsbury School. Time and details TBD
June 13th Summer Concert Season Starts
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