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Save the Music Festival
AND Proudly Sponsor the 12th Annual

Save the Music Festival

Sunday, October 5, 2014
11:00 am to 5:30 pm
Twin Pines Park, Belmont

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Details on School-Force’s 12th Annual Save the Music Festival will be available soon! There will be music, food, and fun for all!


2013 Performance Schedule

Four stages of music featuring:

  • The top Tribute Bands in the Bay Area
  • Musicians, Choirs & Dance Troupes from our local elementary, Middle & High Schools
  • The Carlmont High School Drum Line
  • Marching Bands from Stanford & UC Davis
  • Future Stars of the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District - Talented young musicians from our elementary & middle schools performing solo & chamber group pieces
KFOX Tribute Stage
11:00 – The Sun Kings
(Beatles Tribute)
1:15 – Caravanserai
(The Santana Tribute)
3:45 – Evolution
(The Ultimate Tribute to Journey)Children’s Area Stage
11:00 – BRSSD 4th Grade Recorder Band
11:30 – Hadley Holloway – CD Release Performance
12:00 - Latimerlo Singers
12:45 - San Carlos Children’s Theater
1:15 – Drum Line Performances and Percussion Clinic: St. Anthony’s Middle School, and Carlmont High School
2:15 – Daffy Dave
3:00 - Carlmont High School Dancers
4:00 - Zambalita and Raks Jawhara Belly Dance Troupes
4:30 – BRSSD Future Stars
Oracle Jazz & Blues Stage
11:00 – Muze: the Bay Area’s ultra lounge and party rock band
12:30 – College of San Mateo Jazz Big Band
2:00 – Sinister Dexter
(Horn Driven Funk & Soul)
3:45 – MG & the Booker Ts,
featuring The Belmont HornsCommunity Stage
11:00 - Ralston Middle School Honors Band
11:30 - Carlmont High School Jazz Ensemble
12:00 - Ralston Chamber Orchestra
12:30 - Peninsula Youth Orchestra Concordia Strings
1:15 - Carlmont High School Faculty Band
2:00 - Ralston/Carlmont Combined Chorus
3:00 – Jim Walters
3:45 – Battle of the Bands: 
Stanford Marching Band
 vs. UC Davis Cal Aggie Marching Band-Uh!

Event Highlights

School-Force Booth, featuring Wheel of Fortune and Reusable Grocery Bags

Save the Music University (STM U) features fun and educational activities run by:

  • The Boy Scouts, the Girl Scouts & the Cub Scouts
  • 4H Club
  • Home Depot
  • Belmont Library
  • Team 100 Frisbee-throwing Robot
  • T-shirt tie-dyeing, Frisbee spin art & Face painting

Children’s Area with fun for both younger & older kids:

  • Slides & bounce houses
  • Pumpkin painting
  • And games galore!
  • Plus the world famous Musical Instrument Petting Zoo!

And don’t miss the great Foods and Beverages provided by:

In addition, Twin Pines Park’s own Book Nook, Manor Art Gallery, and Creekside Potters will all be open for public enjoyment during the Save the Music Festival.

STM-12 277STM-12 235THANK YOU!  The festival would not be possible without the participation of the countless musicians, singers, and dancers! Thanks to Alan Sarver and the entire Save the Music Planning Team, the hundreds of volunteers who make the festival happen, and to ElementWebSolutions for ongoing website support. Photos courtesy of Jeff Bartee photography. 

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Location:  The Save the Music Festival is held each year in Belmont’s Twin Pines Park, near downtown Belmont businesses.Click here for a printable copy of the festival map. Suggested donation for entrance to the Festival is $10 per adult and $5 per child, to help offset festival expenses and ensure that every possible dollar goes to our schools.