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Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

The Gettysburg Brass Band Festival, made possible by donations from individuals and businesses, highlights the tradition of Brass Band. Performers from the Mid-Atlantic and the area perform at various locations. The Festival has a new home, the main stage and Community Brass Picnic will be held at the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary. Plein Air Artists will also be on site, as will a Brass Band Petting Zoo, where children and adults will have the opportunity to try different brass instruments. 

All donations in support of the festival are gratefully appreciated. Please write GBBF on the memo line of your check payable to Gettysburg Brass Band Festival, Inc. and mail to: GBBF, PO Box 3491, Gettysburg, PA 17325.


Thursday, June 6

6 pm - Carlisle Brass Band
7 pm - Adams County Community Band
8 pm - Gettysburg Big Band

Friday, June 7
8 am - Tuba Open Golf Brass Benefit, Carroll Valley Golf Course
6 - 8 pm - Gettysburg Brass, Dobbin House Patio
7 - 9 pm - Hot House, Jazz on Lincoln Square
7 pm - Lancers Senior Drum & Bugle Corps, at Gettysburg Heritage Center, Steinwehr Ave.
8 pm - Antebellum Marine Band, Mr. G’s

Saturday, June 8

Noon - Benfield Brass Band (Pennsylvania)
1 pm - Crossroads Brass Band (Indiana)
2 pm - Spires Brass Band (Maryland)
3 pm - Brass Band of Columbus (Ohio)
4 pm -  Jazz!
5 pm -  Brass of the Potomac (Washington, DC)
6 pm -  Chesapeake Brass Band (Delaware)
7 pm -  Atlantic Brass Band (New Jersey)


Noon - 8 pm - International Knitting Day
1 - 4 pm -  Brass Instrument Petting Zoo
Noon - 6 pm - Community Picnic
8:30 pm - Taps Tribute @ Historic Sites

Events at the main stage on the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary Campus (unless otherwise noted).

Upcoming Event Dates

  • JUN 6
  • JUN 7
  • JUN 8

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