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Concert Recording:

Our May 6th concert at the Elyria Performing Arts Center was recorded. Click this link to listen to our concert. Each song has its own link.

Next Rehearsal:

Sunday, June 4, 2023
First Congregational United Church of Christ
330 2nd St.
Elyria, Ohio
Map to Church
2:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT:  If you cannot attend a rehearsal, please alert your section mates and
contact John Knight at 440-647-6774 or at

Vacation/Playing Opportunity

Interested in a fun road trip up north? The 4th biennial Upper Peninsula [Michigan] Community Band Festival is occurring August 3-5, 2023. In addition to concerts, clinics and recitals, the organizers are assembling a Festival Concert Band. For more information on the events and registration, click here.

Volunteer Schedule

To see the new volunteer schedule for rehearsal set-up and tear-down, login to our password protected site (enter the password in the sidebar to the left of this message) and click the "Volunteer Schedule" button.

Music Videos/Recordings

To hear some of the new music we are playing this spring, sign into the Member Login to the left of this message, and then click the "Recorded Music" button. If you don't know the password, ask a section mate.

Remaining Rehearsal Dates

June 4, 18

Text Messaging Service:

The Patriots Band uses a text messaging service (Remind) to broadcast messages to band members. Click here for the instructions for signing up for the service.


Upcoming Concerts:

Paper Moon Vineyards Concert

Saturday, June 24, 2023
2008 State Rd. (State Rte. 60)
Vermilion, Ohio
7:00 p.m.

Wellington Independence Day Celebration

Monday, July 3, 2023
Wellington Town Square
Downtown Wellington, Ohio
7:00 p.m.

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Unless noted otherwise, all rehearsals start at 2:00 p.m. and are held at the First Congregational United Church of Christ located at the corner of 2nd St. and Court St. in downtown Elyria, Ohio
Map to Church

Please arrive by 1:45 p.m., find your seat, warm up, and be ready for the downbeat at 2:00 p.m.


January 29
February 5, 19
March 12, 26
April 16, 30
June 4, 18

Formal Concert Attire:

Men -- Black Tuxedo, White Tuxedo Shirt,Black Bow Tie, Black Shoes.

Women -- Plain, long sleeve, Black Top; Plain Black Skirt or Pants; Skirt length must be below the knees; Black shoes.

Outdoor Concert Attire:

White Patriots Polo Shirt, Black Pants or Shorts, Black Shoes.