Atlanta Freedom Bands is Atlanta's premiere LGBTQ+ band association. We are driven by our mission to increase LGBTQ+ acceptance through visibility as performing artists in the Greater Atlanta community.
Join Atlanta Freedom Bands for "Voices of Equality" - music commemorating our work to create a more perfect union. Hosted by Spencer Stephens, this virtual concert program will feature new virtual recordings, special selections from the AFB video vault, and a brand new piece from our student composer Katahj Copley. The works on the program represent a diverse collection of voices highlighting the work for equality from Women's Suffrage to the Civil and LGBTQ+ Rights Movements while telling stories of a couple of groundbreaking musicians. Plus, we will have a special feature from our AFB Color Guard!
Saturday, March 20, 7 PM
Pre-Concert Video starts at 6:45 PM
The concert is free. We also welcome donations to help sustain AFB during this time when we can't offer in-person concerts. We are proud to bring this significant music to you. As always, we are proud to be your community band!
The concert program includes:
"Heart of Fire" by Lauren Bernofsky
"These Voices United" by Tyler S. Grant
"Unspoken" by Katahj Copely, our student composer
"Doxology" by Jerbrel Bowens
"God Bless the Child" with the life story of Billie Holiday
"Duke Ellington In Concert" with a retelling of the story of the Duke's first concert in Atlanta
"I'm Still Standing" by Elton John
The concert video will include captions. The standard complement of symphonic percussion will be in use. For accessibility questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Atlanta Freedom Bands is supported in part by the City of Atlanta - Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs. Funding for AFB’s programs is also provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of Fulton County Arts & Culture. AFB is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency - National Endowment for the Arts.