"It's Band Time in Chatham"

This often heard expression in this great, little Cape Cod Town, was probably coined in 1945 when Chatham Band concerts started after World War II. Some of the young men returning from all over the world, had used their instruments during the war years, and others had to dust them off, and get their lips in shape. More...


In the News: Chatham Band Entertains at Successful Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2016

Once again, the town of Chatham held its annual Oktoberfest with the Chatham Band as the opening musical act. For the third year in a row, the now 85 year old band entertained kids and kids at heart at Kate Gould Park at the Whit Tileston Bandstand.

Mass Cultural Council logoSponsored in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the band performed some of its most beautiful pieces like a medley from the "Sound of Music" as well as numerous rousing polkas to get everyone up and dancing. With a generous grant from the MCC, the band was able to purchase new music for this event! Though the weather was a bit overcast, it didn't deter the Children's Costume Parade, complete with a wonderful youngster wearing a full band uniform and drumming to his heart's content. Photo by Kat Szmit.


Read all about the band's "Passing of the baton" and about the winners of the "Guest conductor" silent auction. Click here to read more > >


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