Another wonderful season filled
with music and magic!

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After celebrating a very successful 85th milestone last year, the Chatham Band is looking forward to another wonderful season filled with music and magic! Since 1932, the band has been playing summer concerts in the center of Chatham to the delight of hundreds of thousands of people. We’ll start the season on June 29th at 8 PM and play every Friday night until August 31st at Kate Gould Park.

We’ll be playing an additional concert on Monday, July 16th at 7 PM at the Dennis Village Green on Route 6A, just across from the world renowned Cape Playhouse. We’re sure to please the crowds at Chatham’s Chamber of Commerce/Merchant Association’s Oktoberfest in the fall! And back by popular demand, we’ll be entertaining the whole family at our 2nd annual “Pancakes, Pajamas and the Polar Express” event in December with lots of holiday music, a reading of the classic children’s book by our own Kapellmeister all preceded by a pancake breakfast at Chatham’s Historic Masonic Lodge.

We hope to see you this year and look forward to singing our theme song, “It’s Band Time in Chatham!”


Our very own Chatham is featured on "the Travel Channel." Their feature article, "10 Great Small Towns for Big Vacations" states:
    The seaside town of Chatham on the elbow of Cape Cod has public beaches perfect for playing and seashell collecting, as well as quiet inland freshwater ponds for kayaking and swimming. Its charming main street is lined with local shops and restaurants, and on Friday summer nights the Chatham Bandstand is hopping with live big band music. Cheer for the Chatham Anglers baseball team at Veterans Field, then enjoy a Cape Codder on Chatham Bars Inn’s porch.
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"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 OktoberfestOktoberfest 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 of the Cape Cod Chronicle.

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Chatham Bars Inn Chatham Squire Violet's & Jackie's Sandwich Town Band Wayside Inn
Candy Manor Cape Cod Photo, Art & Framing Yellow Umbrella Bookstore Dominic Boreffi of Gallery Antonia Buffy's Ice Cream Shop
The Brewster Band Carmines Pizza The Chatham Police Chatham Chamber of Commerce Harwich Town Band
Monomoy Coffee Company TD Bank North Outer Cape Chorale Sound Dunes Swing Ensemble The Laughing Elephant
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