Golden Gate Park Band http://kalw.org en Give a hand to the Golden Gate Park Band http://kalw.org/post/give-hand-golden-gate-park-band <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Few civic institutions in San Francisco pre-date the 1906 earthquake. One is the cable car, invented here in 1873. Another one is </span><a href="http://www.goldengateparkband.org/Home.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Golden Gate Park Band</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It dates from 1882, when it was a support unit of the California National Guard. Now it’s a Sunday afternoon mainstay at The </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Golden_Gate_Park_-_Spreckels_Temple_of_Music_01.jpg" style="line-height: 1.5;">Spreckles Temple of Music</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Golden Gate Park.</span></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 02:06:00 +0000 Steven Short 15489 at http://kalw.org Give a hand to the Golden Gate Park Band Today's Local Music: Golden Gate Park Band http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-golden-gate-park-band <p>The music you’re hearing is by probably the longest lasting band in San Francisco: <a href="http://www.goldengateparkband.org">The Golden Gate Park Band</a>. They’ve been giving free concerts nearly ever Sunday from late April until early October... since 1882.<br><br>They always perform in the <a href="http://www.sfcv.org/events-calendar/venue-profiles/spreckels-temple-of-music-at-the-music-concourse">Spreckles Temple of Music at Golden Gate Park</a>, starting at 1:00pm.&nbsp; Each week there’s a different theme. This Sunday, July 28th, fittingly, it’s “Great Concert Band Music.”<br> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:01:00 +0000 Steven Short 30267 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: Golden Gate Park Band