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School-Force Save the Music Festival
AND Proudly Sponsor the 13th Annual
School-Force’s Save the Music Festival is the largest annual community event in Belmont and raises funds to keep our music programs in Belmont Redwood-Shores Schools by supporting School-Force, the Belmont-Redwood Shores Education Foundation. Sunday, October 4, 2015
11:00 am to 5:30 pm
Twin Pines Park, Belmont
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Save the Music showcases local bands and performers plus school musicians from local Belmont-Redwood Shores schools. And an epic Battle of the Marching Bands with the Stanford and Cal Davis bands. In addition to music, the festival includes children’s areas, delicious food and beverages from local eateries and gourmet food trucks. 

2015 Performance Schedule

Three stages of music featuring:

  • Local Scene musicians
  • 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
KFOG Local Scene Stage
11:00 – Megan Slankard
12:30 – Sinister Dexter
2:00 – Midnight North
4:00 – Jeff Campbell
Children’s Area Stage

11:00 – BRSSD 4th Grade Recorder Band
11:25 – Andy Z
12:00 – San Carlos Children’s Theater
12:30- Heartbeat Dance Academy
1:15 – Latimerlo Studio Singers
2:00 – Carlmont High School Drum Line and Percussion Clinic – Featuring Stanford Marching Band Percussion Section
3:00 – Pagrav Indian Dancers
4:15 – Zambalita and Raks Jawhara Belly Dance Troupes
4:45 – BRSSD Future Stars
Oracle Community Stage
11:00 – Ralston Middle School Honors Band
11:30 – Carlmont High School Symphonic Band
12:00 – Ralston Chamber Orchestra
12:30 – Peninsula Youth Orchestra Concordia Strings
1:15 – Carlmont High School Faculty Band
2:15 – Ralston/Carlmont Combined Chorus
3:15 – Jim Walters
4:00 – Battle of the Bands: 
Stanford Marching Band
UC Davis Cal Aggie Marching Band-Uh!

Event Highlights

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

  • Home Depot
  • 4H Club
  • Belmont Library
  • FIRST Robots from Carlmont & Woodside High
  • T-shirt tie-dyeing, Frisbee spin art & Face painting

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

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

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

STM-12 279Location:  The Save the Music Festival is held each year in Belmont’s Twin Pines Park, near downtown Belmont businesses.  Festival admission is $10 per adult and $5 per child, to help offset festival expenses and ensure that every possible dollar goesSTM-12 235 to our schools.

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

Photos courtesy of Jeff Bartee photography. 

Thank you to our 2015 Save the Music Festival Sponsors!