Launching: #LiveFromHome2020

One of the most exciting and challenging aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic is how live entertainment organizations, like La Grande Bande, overcomes the limits on large gatherings. Unfortunately, it’s becoming pretty obvious now that live performances may not return at all in the next year. And even if they do, how will the format of […]

New and Improved

New Website. New Us! First thing’s first! Welcome to the new website! As you can probably see, it pretty much looks the same as the old version. But the new one has some pretty awesome upgrades. First: A totally different event calendar set-up. List view, monthly view, weekly view, it’s all there. And everything links to […]

The COVID Conundrum

What do you do when a virus hits? I don’t need to tell you this, but you’re probably aware of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that has been sweeping the globe. It has changed things for so many people, so many families, and so many nations across the globe. It certainly hasn’t left La Grande Bande […]

Research!? What for?

Because the program notes demand it! Solid program note game has always been a huge part of what we do at LGB. Ever since I can remember I was always fascinated by what concert program notes said. Learning all the cool things about the composers, knowing when a piece was first performed by the ensemble, […]

Concert III: Lively Entertainments

The French, the Germans, the Greeks—and you can’t forget the Italians! The first concert of the new year is just a few weeks away. (I can always tell because when I start my usual barrage of emails to all of the musicians performing in the concert.) Everyone is super excited for this program, especially because […]