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Tune In to Altanta Freedom Bands on WABE’s “Atlanta Music Scene”

Atlanta Freedom Bands Concert Band will make its debut appearance on WABE’s “Atlanta Music Scene”, a program that highlights performances by the top ensembles and artists across our city.  

The program will feature highlights from several of our concerts in recent years, including “Vive la France” from July 2012, “Emerald Isles” from March 2013, and “Set Sail!” from June of 2014.  

You can tune your radio dial to 90.1 FM or you can listen online at www.wabe.org or through the WABE app on your phone or tablet.  Mark your calendar for these dates:
 
Monday, June 15, 9 PM on WABE 90.1 FM or online on WABE’s Live Stream 
Saturday, June 20, 10 AM on WABE 90.1 HD2 or online on the WABE Classics Stream

Make Your Own Kind of Music

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Join Atlanta Freedom Bands for “Glitter & Be Gay!”, a concert celebrating gay and lesbian composers.  The concert kicks off the musical celebrations commemorating Stonewall Week in Atlanta.  

The program features orchestral masterworks by composers who had to keep their private lives hidden paired with works with works by contemporary composers living openly.  Regardless of your orientation, you will enjoy all the great music!

The Concert Band will present the concert twice, once in Atlanta and again as a part of the Augusta Pride Festival, marking AFB’s first-ever concert "outside the perimeter"!  

Atlanta Freedom Bands Marching Band and Color Guard will make its first appearance in the Augusta Pride Parade, and The MetroGnomes will be a part of the lineup during the festival itself.

Please join our Atlanta Facebook Event or our Augusta Facebook Event for even more concert information as well as fun details about the composers and the music leading up to the concerts.

We are also hoping to celebrate a well-timed, favorable decision from the Supreme Court that will change the history of our community. More Details

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Tickets for each concert are $15 for General Admission, $10 for Seniors, and $5 for Students.
Holders of an Augusta Pride VIP pass will receive two for one tickets at the door.


The Joint was Jumpin'

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On Saturday, April 18 7:00 PM, scores of guests enjoyed an evening of toe tapping tunes performed by the MetroGnomes. 

This annual event included free swing dance lessons, appetizers, dessert and the best of swing, big band, and classic rock.  



Honoring Our Heroes and Heroines

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On Saturday March 21, 2015 the Atlanta Freedom Bands' presented a "Heroes & Heroines" concert which featured music celebrating heroic feats in many fields of endeavor.  As the concert unfolded, a diverse range of heroes and heroines within our community were recognized and honored by thoughtful and inspiring music selections.  

Learn more about these honorees and help support their efforts.

Heroic Organization Honorees
For their contributions to develop vaccines for the prevention of HIV and other diseases.

For their efforts to make our schools a safer place for LGBTQ students across our state.

For raising awareness of the condition of animals in shelters, rescuing pets and finding them forever homes.

For providing shelter, counseling, and support for homeless LGBT youth.

Heroic Individual Honorees
For providing life-changing medical care and support and education on transgender inclusivity.

For inspiring the community through her openness and example and founding a fund to assist organ transplant patients.

For their efforts and influence on our state’s political scene to advance the cause of LGBT equality. 

If the music weren't exciting enough, the Atlanta Freedom Bands presented the concert in a beautiful new venue, the brand new Performing Arts Auditorium at North Atlanta High School.  We are thankful and appreciative for the collaboration with the faculty, staff, and students in presenting the show.  

You can take a 360 degree tour of the concert hall here.