The Fall Festival of Bands Returns Next Weekend In Jamestown

Image by Jamestown Public Schools.

JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A fall staple for music lovers in the Jamestown community returns next weekend.

The Jamestown High School Red Raider Marching Band will host bands from around New York and Pennsylvania for its 43rd Annual Fall Festival of Bands next Saturday, September 17th at 6:30 p.m.

Happening at Strider Field, the marching band will perform their 2022 show, Lunar Odyssey.

“Our Jamestown High School band students have been working extremely hard this summer to prepare for our competitive fall season,” said JHS Marching Band Director Meghan Murray in a statement. “This year we have lots of new students who are ready and eager to begin performing and competing. The show is full of incredible music, much of which will be recognizable by the audience. We cannot wait to perform for our home crowd on the 17th. We hope everyone will come out to support the students’ efforts!”

The Fall Festival of Bands is the JHS Marching Band’s most significant annual fundraiser. Bands performing this year are:  Falconer/Frewsburg, Northwestern (PA), West Seneca, Orchard Park, Lancaster and Jamestown.

Tickets are $7 presale and $9 at the door, which will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for admission can be purchased from any band member or by calling 716-483-4217.


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