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Friday, November 30, 2018

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
7:00pm

Sunday, March 10, 2019

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

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Lagoon at Dawes Park,
Evanston IL
7:30pm

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Friday, December 6, 2019

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
7:00pm

Sunday, March 8, 2020

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

Sunday, May 3, 2020

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