Ye Olde Towne Band
August 2018 concert at Shoup Park

Our Conductor
2019 Concert Schedule
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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.

2019 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 26
June 30

1st Half 2nd Half
Join The Circus by Cy Coleman & Michel Stewart
The Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key
This Is My Country by Al Jacobs
Never On Sunday by Billy Towne & Manos Hadjidakis
The Music Man by Meredith Willson
Summertime by George Gershwin & Du Bose Heyward
Songs of the American West arranged by Jerry Nowak
Pie In The Face Polka (Clarinet solo)  by Henry Mancini
The Stars & Stripes Forever March by John Philip Sousa
The Teddy Bear's Picnic by John W. Bratton
It's The Gospel arranged by Eldon Weigman
Italian Festival arranged by Glenn Osser
The Strenuous Life by Scott Joplin
Sweet Georgia Brown arranged by Jay Bocook
Looney Tunes Overture arranged by Bill Holcombe
The Liberty Bell March by John Philip Sousa
Concert Finale by Eldon Wiegman
   America The Beautiful America Battle Hymn of The Republic
   God Bless America Hosts of Freedom March

July 28
August 25
September 29

Los Altos Pet Parade
YouTube video of 2014 Parade Float

18 May 2019 @ 10:00 AM

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

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade (December 1, 2019)
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 8:00 PM and run to about 9:45 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.  Our first rehearsal in 2019 will be in April 18.  Chairs for the musicians are provided, but they should bring their own music stands.

Rehearsal Schedule

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


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

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