Ye Olde Towne Band
August 2018 concert at Shoup Park

Our Conductor
2023 Concert Schedule
Past Concerts
Ye Olde Towne Band
Maps and Directions
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2023 Concert Schedule

YOTB Concert Poster Come and enjoy a free, old-fashioned band concert in a beautiful park setting. Each month, Ye Olde Towne Band of Los Altos provides an enjoyable concert presenting music ranging from rousing marches to popular musicals. Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon sitting on the grass listening to your favorite concert music. A playground is available for the youngsters. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy.

Click on the small image at the left to download our concert poster (PDF, 66 kB)

Shoup Park
400 University Avenue, Los Altos, CA

1:30 to 3:30 PM
The last Sunday of each Summer Month

May 28
June 25
July 30

August 27
1st Half 2nd Half
Hands Across The Sea March by John Philip Sousa
Showboat by Jerome Kern
Swing's The Thing arranged by Warren Barker
The Sousa Scramble arranged by Paul Murtha
Pie In The Face Polka by Henry Mancini
Our Director March by John Philip Sousa
The British Eighth March by Zo Elliot
Themes Like Olde Times II arranged by Warren Barker
Italian Polka by Sergei Rachmanioff
Estrellita & El Choclo arranged by Eldon Wiegman
Yakety Sax by James Rich & Boots Randolph
Concert Finale by Genaro Codina
   America The Beautiful America
   God Bless America Hosts of Freedom March
September 24

Los Altos Pet Parade
YouTube video of 2014 Parade Float

May 14, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

Fourth of July
10:00 AM  Formal ceremony
10:30 AM Music starts
Shoup Park, Los Altos, CA

Meet the Instruments (July 28, 2019)
Vimeo video of the presentation

Part of the July concert
Shoup Park, Los Altos, CA

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade (November 27, 2022)
YouTube video of 2007 Parade Float

6 - 7:30 PM
Main Street, Los Altos, CA

Ye Olde Towne Band

Ye Olde Towne Band rehearses each Thursday evening from April through September.  Rehearsals start at 7:30 PM and run to about 9:15 PM.  We meet in the Garden House at Shoup Park (map), 400 University Avenue, Los Altos, California. Membership is open to musicians of all skill levels.  There are no auditions.  Chairs for the musicians are provided, but they should bring their own music stands.

Rehearsal Schedule

Our Conductor

John DeLoach, conductor John DeLoach has been a long time member of Ye Olde Towne Band, serving in our trumpet section.  He has served as our conductor since 2004, following in the footsteps of his mentor and YOTB's previous conductor, Eldon Wiegman.

Interview of John DeLoach, Conductor, on Robert Emmett's KFJC Radio Show
July 25, 2009 interview narrative only (31 minutes, 14.5 MB)

"Since Yesterday" by Max Drexler World Premier
Since Yesterday by Max Drexler
July 29, 2012
Los Altos Ye Olde Towne Band
Brass Ensemble
more information



Past Concerts


  • Interactive WWW maps showing the area around Shoup Park (400 University Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94022).
    We rehearse at the Garden House, down the access road from University Avenue.

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Los Altos Ye Olde Towne Band - Trumpeter under Tree

Ye Olde Towne Band is sponsored by:

The City of Los Altos,
Lee Smith
BridgePoint at Los Altos,
Los Altos Community Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Los Altos,
and Rotary Club of Los Altos (funded through the proceeds of Fine Art in the Park)

Ye Olde Towne Band is a 501(c)(3) corporation EIN: 94-239-5964
Donations may be sent to: Ye Olde Towne Band, 15 Dickens Court, San Carlos, CA 94070

Ye Olde Towne Band is a member for the Association of Concert Bands
and is a licensed BMI/ASCAP performance band

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