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Gettysburg Brass Band Festival 2023

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - June 12 @ 7:00 pm


Running June 7-11, the festival returns to the outdoor platform in Schmucker Grove at the United Lutheran Seminary on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as various locations around town on Friday.


A delightful time with stellar bands from around the country.


Here’s the schedule of events:

Wednesday, June 7    Community Bands Night

6 p.m.                 Carlisle Brass Band

7 p.m.                Adams County Community Band

8 p.m.                 Generations Big Band


Thursday, June 8 

8 a.m.                Tuba Open golf brass festival benefit, The Links at Gettysburg

7:30 p.m.          Jazz Al Fresco brass festival benefit concert


Friday, June 9             Bands In The Borough

6-8 p.m.             Gettysburg Brass, Steinwehr Ave., Dobbin House Patio

7 p.m.                 Lancers, Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg Heritage Center

7-9 p.m.             Hot House Jazz Band, Lincoln Square Arts Oasis Stage

8 p.m.                 Antebellum Marine Band, Mr. Gs, Baltimore St.


Saturday, June 10     Main Stage Performances

12 noon            Spires Brass Band, MD

1 p.m.                 Brass of the Potomac, VA

2 p.m.                 Imperial Brass, NJ

3 p.m.                 Swanee River Ragtime Band

4 p.m.                 Atlantic Brass Band, NJ

5 p.m.                 Brass Band of Columbus, Ohio

6 p.m.                 Chesapeake Silver Cornet Band, DE

7 p.m.                 Cathedral Brass, VA


June 10                            Special Events

Noon–8 p.m.   International Knitting Day, Gettysburg Knitters

1-4 p.m.             Brass Instrument Petting Zoo

8:30 p.m.          “Taps” Tribute @ historic sites


Sunday, June 11

12 noon            Columbus Youth All Star Band, Columbus, Ohio

1 p.m.                 Benfield Brass Band, MD

2 p.m.                 Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, NY

3 p.m.                 Rockville Brass Band, MD

4 p.m.                 Ringold Band, Reading, PA


Events at the Main Stage on the Lutheran Seminary Campus unless otherwise indicated.


June 8 @ 12:00 pm
June 12 @ 7:00 pm
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Gettysburg Brass Band Festival


Lutheran Seminary Schmucker Grove
321 Springs Ave
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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