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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
Palatine IL
8:00pm

Monday, July 3, 2017

Wallace Bowl at Gillson Park,
Wilmette IL
7:30pm

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Lagoon at Dawes Park,
Evanston IL
7:30pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Main Beach Bandshell,
Crystal Lake IL
12:30pm

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
Palatine IL
8:00pm

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Friday, December 1, 2017

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
7:00pm

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Altergott Auditorium at Palatine High School,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

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Barnum and Bailey's Favorite

Karl L. King

 

This circus march was written by Karl King (1891-1971). King was raised in Ohio and joined the circus at age 19 as a baritone player. Despite little formal music education he composed nearly 300 marches, waltzes, overtures, intermezzos, serenades, dirges, rags and galops. After his circus days he settled in Fort Dodge, Iowa where he established a music publishing business, composed, and directed the municipal band for fifty years. 

Last updated on July 22, 2013 by Palatine Concert Band